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Munro, Alice 1931-

Works: 431 works in 2,642 publications in 23 languages and 71,499 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Short stories, Canadian  Drama  Film adaptations  Domestic fiction  Suspense fiction  Bildungsromans  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Contributor, Interviewee, Author of screenplay, Honoree
Classifications: PR9199.3.M8, 813.54
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Too much happiness : stories by Alice Munro( Book )
116 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 20 languages and held by 4,188 libraries worldwide
These stories take on pulp fiction's sensational subjects. But episodes of murder, suicide and adultery turn out to be just anterooms to an echo chamber filled with subtle and far-reaching thematic reverberations
Dear life : stories by Alice Munro( Book )
96 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 3,809 libraries worldwide
This collection of stories illuminates moments that shape a life, from a dream or a sexual act to simple twists of fate that turn a person out of his or her accustomed path and into another way of being. Set in the countryside and towns of Lake Huron, these stories about departures and beginnings, accidents, dangers, and homecomings both virtual and real, paint a portrait of how strange, dangerous, and extraordinary the ordinary life can be
The view from Castle Rock : stories by Alice Munro( Book )
82 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 3,487 libraries worldwide
"In stories that are more personal than any she's written before, Alice Munro pieces her family's history into gloriously imagined fiction. Other stories take place in more familiar Munro territory, the town and countryside around Lake Huron, where the past shows through the present and strong emotions stir beneath the surface of ordinary coming and goings. Evocative, gripping, sexy, unexpected - these stories reflect a depth and richness of experience"--Publisher website (May 2007)
Runaway : stories by Alice Munro( Book )
65 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 3,368 libraries worldwide
A collection of short fiction captures the lives of women of all ages and circumstances, as they deal with the limits and lies of passion, unfulfilled dreams, motherhood, betrayal, and the bonds of love
The love of a good woman : stories by Alice Munro( Book )
125 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 3,114 libraries worldwide
An anthology of stories probing the human psyche. In the title story, a woman prepares to put her life on the line to get a man. She will confront him with a murder he committed, at which point he might kill her, but if he doesn't she will have him in her power
Open secrets : stories by Alice Munro( Book )
112 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 2,847 libraries worldwide
Munro evokes the devastating power of old love suddenly recollected, telling of vanished schoolgirls and indentured frontier brides and an eccentric recluse who, in the course of one surpassingly odd dinner party, inadvertently lands herself a wealthy suitor from exotic Australia. And Munro shows us how one woman's romantic tale of capture and escape in the high Balkans may end up inspiring another woman who is fleeing a husband and lover in present-day Canada
Lives of girls and women by Alice Munro( Book )
157 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 2,679 libraries worldwide
Del Jordan lives out at the end of the Flats Road on her father's fox farm, where her most frequent companions are an eccentric bachelor family friend and her rough younger brother. When she begins spending more time in town, she is surrounded by women--her mother, an agnostic, opinionated woman who sells encyclopedias to local farmers; her mother's boarder, the lusty Fern Dogherty; and her best friend, Naomi, with whom she shares the frustrations and unbridled glee of adolescence. Through these unwitting mentors and in her own encounters with sex, birth, and death, Del explores the dark and bright sides of womanhood. All along she remains a wise, witty observer and recorder of truths in small-town life. The result is a powerful, moving, and humorous demonstration of Alice Munro's unparalleled awareness of the lives of girls and women
Hateship, friendship, courtship, loveship, marriage : stories by Alice Munro( Book )
52 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,662 libraries worldwide
A collection of short fiction explores the complexities of human relationships and emotions in stories about a housekeeper entering old-maidhood whose life is transformed by a practical joke and a lifelong philanderer who finds the tables turned
Friend of my youth : stories by Alice Munro( Book )
114 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,653 libraries worldwide
WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE 2013 The ten miraculously accomplished stories in Alice Munro's Friend of My Youth not only astonish and delight but also convey the unspoken mysteries at the heart of all human experience. "[Friend of My Youth is] a wonderful collection of stories, beautifully written and deeply felt."--Michiko Kakutani, New York Times From the Trade Paperback edition
Selected stories by Alice Munro( Book )
49 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,507 libraries worldwide
Twenty-eight stories set in farms and small towns around Lake Huron. They include Dance of the Happy Shades, on a retired piano teacher, and Walker Brothers Cowboy, on two children making calls with their salesman father during the 1930s depression
The progress of love by Alice Munro( Book )
133 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 2,461 libraries worldwide
Eleven stories, including "Miles City, Montanta", "Lichen", and "White dump", reveal the nature of power of love between children and parents, between siblings, and between estranged lovers
The moons of Jupiter : stories by Alice Munro( Book )
119 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,261 libraries worldwide
"In these piercingly lovely and endlessly surprising stories by one of the most acclaimed current practitioners of the art of fiction, many things happen; there are betrayals and reconcilations, love affairs consummated and mourned. But the true events in The Moons of Jupiter are the ways in which the characters are transformed over time, coming to view their past selves with an anger, regret, and infinite compassion that communicate themselves to us with electrifying force."--P. [4] of cover
The beggar maid : stories of Flo and Rose by Alice Munro( Book )
65 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,618 libraries worldwide
Interweaving stories tell of the evolving bond between practical, narrow-minded Flo and her stepdaughter Rose, who manages to escape her small town life to achieve an equivocal success in the larger world
Dance of the happy shades and other stories by Alice Munro( Book )
74 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,457 libraries worldwide
Fifteen stories about life in rural Ontario deal with adolescence, loneliness, broken hearts, an abandoned wife, family relations, blind dates, and an aspiring writer
Something I've been meaning to tell you ... ; thirteen stories by Alice Munro( Book )
62 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,285 libraries worldwide
In the thirteen stories in her second collection, Alice Munro demonstrates the precise observation, straightforward prose style, and masterful technique that led no less a critic than John Updike to compare her to Chekhov. The sisters, mothers and daughters, aunts, grandmothers, and friends in these stories shimmer with hope and love, anger and reconciliation, as they contend with their histories and their present, and what they can see of the future. -- Book jacket
Family furnishings : selected stories, 1995-2014 by Alice Munro( Book )
13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,153 libraries worldwide
"From the recipient of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature-perhaps our most beloved author-a new selection of her peerless short fiction, gathered from the collections of the last two decades, a companion volume to Selected Stories (1968-1994). By all accounts, no Nobel Prize in recent years has garnered the enthusiastic reception that Alice Munro's has, and in its wake, her reputation and readership has skyrocketed worldwide. Now, Family Furnishings will bring us twenty-five of her most accomplished, most powerfully affecting stories, most of them set in the territory she has so brilliantly made her own: the small towns and flatlands of southwestern Ontario. Sublty honed with the author's hallmark precision, grace, and compassion, these stories illuminate the ordinary but quite extraordinary particularity in the lives of men, women, and children as they discover sex, fall in love, part, quarrel, head out into the unknown, suffer defeat, find a way to be in the world. As the Nobel Prize presentation speech reads in part: "Reading one of Alice Munro's texts is like watching a cat walk across a laid dinner table. A brief short story can often cover decades, summarizing a life, as she moves deftly between different periods. No wonder Alice Munro is often able to say more in thirty pages than an ordinary novelist is capable of in three hundred. She is a virtuoso of the elliptical and...the master of the contemporary short story.""A selection of short stories by the Nobel Prize-winning author, Alice Munro"
Carried away : a selection of stories by Alice Munro( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 971 libraries worldwide
An array of short fiction, selected by the author and spanning the full range of her career, encompasses seventeen stories, drawn from such collections as The Beggar Maid, The Moons of Jupiter, and Runaway
Too much happiness stories by Alice Munro( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 796 libraries worldwide
Tackling a variety of themes, such as love, loss, and redemption, author Alice Munro delivers a masterfully crafted collection of short stories. In the title story, Too Much Love, Sonia Kovalevsky, a Russian bohemian, embarks on a winter-long journey across Europe with her love, discovering that love and monogamy are exactly the perfect match
Dear life by Alice Munro( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 720 libraries worldwide
Alice Munro illuminates the moment a life is shaped, the moment a dream, or sex, or perhaps a simple twist of fate turns a person out of his or her accustomed path and into another way of being. Suffused with Munro's clarity of vision and her unparalleled gift for storytelling, these stories about departures and beginnings, accidents, dangers, and homecomings both virtual and real paint a vivid and lasting portrait of how strange, dangerous, and extraordinary the ordinary life can be
The best American short stories 2012 : selected from U. S. and Canadian magazines ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 716 libraries worldwide
Presents twenty of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources
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Alternative Names
Alice Ann Munro
Alice Munro Canadees schrijver
Alice Munro Canadian author
Alice Munro canadisk manuskriptforfatter og skribent
Alice Munro escritora canadense
Alice Munro kanadensisk författare
Alice Munro Kanadiana a mannurat
Alice Munro kanadische Autorin
Alice Munro kanadisk manusforfattar og skribent
Alice Munro kanadisk manusforfatter og skribent
Alice Munro scrittrice canadese
Alice Munroová
Alice Munrová
Alise Manro
Elis Man­ro
Elis Munro
Laidlaw, Alice 1931-
Laidlaw , Alice Ann
Laidlaw, Alice Ann‏, 1931-
Manro, Alise, 1931-
Manro, Elis, 1931
Manro Éllïs
Mānrū, Ālīs, 1931-
Munro, Alice
Munro, Alice Ann 1931
Munro, Alice Ann Laidlaw
Munro, Alice Ann Laidlaw, 1931-
Munro, Älis 1931-
Mūnrū, Ālīs, 1931-
Алис Манро
Еліс Манро
Манро, Элис, 1931
Манро, Элис канадская писательница
Манро Эллис
Элис Мунро
Эліс Манро
Эліс Мунро канадзкая навэлістка, ляўрэат Букераўскай прэміі, ляўрэат Нобэлеўскай прэміі па літаратуры
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אליס מונרו סופרת קנדית
מאנרו, אליס, 1931-
מונרו, אליס, 1931-
آليس مونرو
آلیس مونرو نویسنده و فیلمنامه‌نویس کانادایی
ایلائس منرو ایلائس منرو کنیڈین مصنف ہیں جو کہ انگریزی زبان میں لکھتی ہیں۔
ایلس منرو
مانرو، آليس، 1931-
مانرو ەللىيس
مونرو، آليس، 1931-
ئالیس مونرۆ
एलिस मुनरो
ॲलिस मन्रो
অ্যালিস মানরো
ਐਲਿਸ ਮੁਨਰੋ
ஆலிஸ் முன்ரோ
ఆలిస్ మన్రో
ആലിസ് മൺറോ
อลิซ มุนโร
ელის მანრო
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