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Munro, Alice 1931-

Works: 879 works in 3,879 publications in 24 languages and 88,387 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Domestic fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Short stories, Canadian  Thrillers (Fiction)  Bildungsromans  Romance films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Conceptor, Other, Creator, Interviewee, Contributor, Author of screenplay, Honoree
Classifications: PR9199.3.M8, 813.54
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Too much happiness : stories by Alice Munro( Book )
124 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 4,234 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
Runaway : stories by Alice Munro( Book )
150 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 4,137 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
Dear life : stories by Alice Munro( Book )
40 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 3,509 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 )
70 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 3,255 libraries worldwide
A collections of stories about the Laidlaw family starting in the wilds of the Scottish Borders, their voyage to Canada, to stories set in Alice (Laidlaw) Munro's present time
Hateship, friendship, courtship, loveship, marriage : stories by Alice Munro( Book )
86 editions published between 1390 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,110 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
The love of a good woman : stories by Alice Munro( Book )
82 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,943 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
Lives of girls and women by Alice Munro( Book )
206 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 2,882 libraries worldwide
A portrayal of a young girl's youth in a Canadian town and her awakening to womanhood in the 1940s follows Del Jordan as she explores the dark and bright sides of womanhood and records the frustrations, joys, triumphs, and trials of small-town life
Open secrets : stories by Alice Munro( Book )
79 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,747 libraries worldwide
Eight stories whose protagonists are women. The story, Carried Away, is on a librarian's romance with a World War I soldier who on his return marries another. The soldier is killed in a factory accident and the librarian marries the factory owner. Another story, An Albanian Virgin, is on a bag lady kidnaped by tribesmen in her youth. By the author of Friend of My Youth
Selected stories by Alice Munro( Book )
71 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,582 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
Friend of my youth : stories by Alice Munro( Book )
86 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,556 libraries worldwide
A view of men and women in contemporary crises: each story witnesses life's most intimate moments
The progress of love by Alice Munro( Book )
105 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,352 libraries worldwide
Eleven stories, including "Miles City, Montana", "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 )
90 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,120 libraries worldwide
Themes of heartbreak and the sadness of aging women dominate this collection of stories by the renowned Canadian author
The beggar maid : stories of Flo and Rose by Alice Munro( Book )
69 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 1,660 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
Family furnishings : selected stories, 1995-2014 by Alice Munro( Book )
24 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,559 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."
Dance of the happy shades and other stories by Alice Munro( Book )
86 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and held by 1,536 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 )
56 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in English and held by 1,277 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
The best American short stories, 2002 : selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines ( Book )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 1,160 libraries worldwide
A compilation of twenty American short stories by authors such as Rick Bass, Robert Olen Butler, Alice Mono, Joyce Carol Oates, and Tobias Wolff. Includes a list of 100 additional notable stories from 1991
Carried away : a selection of stories by Alice Munro( Book )
19 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 991 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
Dear life by Alice Munro( Sound Recording )
32 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 915 libraries worldwide
Alice Munro's peerless ability to give us the essence of a life in often brief but always spacious and timeless stories is once again everywhere apparent in this brilliant new collection. In story after story, she illumines the moment a life is forever altered by a chance encounter or an action not taken, or by a simple twist of fate that turns a person out of his or her accustomed path and into a new way of being or thinking. While most of these stories take place in Munro's home territory -- the small Canadian towns around Lake Huron -- the characters sometimes venture to the cities, and the audiobook ends with four pieces set in the area where she grew up, and in the time of her own childhood : stories "autobiographical in feeling, though not, sometimes, entirely so in fact." These tales about departures and beginnings, accidents and dangers, and outgoings and homecomings both imagined and real, paint a radiant, indelible portrait of how strange, perilous, and extraordinary ordinary life can be.--Container
The best American short stories, 1990 by Richard Ford( Book )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 874 libraries worldwide
A collection of the best American short stories for 1998
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Alternative Names
Alice Ann Munro
Alice Munro
Alice Munro Canadees schrijfster
Alice Munro canadisk manuskriptforfatter og skribent
Alice Munro écrivaine canadienne
Alice Munro escritora canadense
Alice Munro Kanada romaanikirjanik
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 novel·lista canadenca
Alice Munro novelista canadense
Alice Munro novelista canadiense
Alice Munro romancieră canadiană
Alice Munro scrittrice canadese
Alice Munroová
Alice Munrová kanadská spisovateľka
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-
Menluo 1931-
Menluo, Ailisi 1931-
Munro A.
Munro, Alice
Munro, Alice 1931-
Munro, Alice Ann 1931
Munro, Alice Ann Laidlaw
Munro, Alice Ann Laidlaw, 1931-
Munro, Älis 1931-
Munro, Alys 1931-
Munro, Elis 1931-
Mūnrū, Ālīs, 1931-
Άλις Μανρό Καναδή διηματογράφος
Алис Манро
Алис Монро
Еліс Манро
Манро Элис
Манро, Элис, 1931
Манро, Элис канадская писательница
Манро Эллис
Элис Манро Канада яҙыусыһы
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
מאנרו, אליס, 1931-
מונרו, אליס
מונרו, אליס, 1931-
מנרו, אליס
أليس مونرو، 1931-
آليس مونرو روائية كندية
آلیس 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.
مانرو، آليس، 1931-
مانرو ەللىيس
مونرو، ألس، 1931-
مونرو، آليس.
مونرو، آليس، 1931-
مۇنرو, ئېلىس 1931-
ئالیس مونرۆ
एलिस मुनरो
ॲलिस मन्रो
অ্যালিস মানরো কানাডীয় ঔপন্যাসিক
ਐਲਿਸ ਮੁਨਰੋ
ஆலிஸ் முன்ரோ
ఆలిస్ మన్రో
ಅಲೈಸ್ ಮನ್ರೋ ಕೆನಡಾದ ಲೇಖಕ
ആലിസ് മൺറോ
อลิซ มุนโร
ელის მანრო
먼로, 앨리스 1931-
앨리스 먼로
マンロー, アリス
マンロ, アリス 1931-
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