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The Progress of Love: Stories

Munro, Alice

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ISBN 10: 0394552725 / ISBN 13: 9780394552729
Published by Alfred A. KNopf, New York, 1986
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: The Progress of Love: Stories

Publisher: Alfred A. KNopf, New York

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: fine

Edition: 1st.

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This collection of eleven stories includes "Miles City, Montana," "White Dump," "Monsieur les Deux Chapeaux," and "Fame"

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Alice Munro, who received the National Book Critics Circle Award for her latest collection of stories, The Love of a Good Woman, is widely acknowledged as a modern master of the short story. In this earlier collection, she demonstrates all of those strengths that have won her so many literary accolades.

A divorced woman returns to her childhood home where she confronts the memory of her parents' confounding yet deep bond. The accidental near-drowning of a child exposes the fragility of the trust between children and parents. A young man, remembering a terrifying childhood incident, wrestles with the responsibility he has always felt for his younger brother. In these and other stories Alice Munro proves once again a sensitive and compassionate chronicler of our times. Drawing us into the most intimate corners of ordinary lives, she reveals much about ourselves, our choices, and our experiences of love.
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