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The view from Castle Rock

Author: Alice Munro
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On a clear day, you could see 'America' from Edinburgh's Castle Rock - or so said Alice Munro's great-great-great-grandfather, James Laidlaw, when he had drink taken. This is the story of those shepherds from the Ettrick Valley and their descendants, among them the author herself.
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Munro
ISBN: 9780701179892 0701179899 9781400042821 1400042828 9780099497998 0099497999
OCLC Number: 69022217
Awards: Short-listed for James Tait Black Memorial Prize (Fiction) 2007
Description: 349 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part one / No advantages. No advantages --
The view from Castle Rock --
Illinois --
The wilds of Morris Township --
Working for a living --
Part two / Home. Fathers --
Lying under the apple tree --
Hired girl --
The ticket --
Home --
What do you want to know for? --
Epilogue. Messenger.
Responsibility: Alice Munro.

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