Dear Life

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Random House, Nov 15, 2012 - Fiction - 336 pages
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**Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature**

Alice Munro captures the essence of life in her brilliant new collection of stories. Moments of change, chance encounters, the twist of fate that leads a person to a new way of thinking or being: the stories in Dear Life build to form a radiant, indelible portrait of just how dangerous and strange ordinary life can be.

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User Review  - TyUnglebower - LibraryThing

I'm a writer myself, and within the last two years or so have began to concentrate a bit more on writing short fiction. To write is to read, as they say, and I have made an effort to read more short ... Read full review

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User Review  - eapalmer - LibraryThing

Alice Munro is a powerful storyteller. Her short stories amaze me. Using uncomplicated language, she moves effortlessly around in time and place. The autobiographical pieces were wonderful. I listened to it all on a rather long car journey. I'm looking forward to reading her words myself. Read full review

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About the author (2012)

**Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature**

Alice Munro was born in 1931 and is the author of thirteen collections of stories, most recently Dear Life, and a novel, Lives of Girls and Women. She has received many awards and prizes, including three of Canada's Governor General's Literary Awards and two Giller Prizes, the Rea Award for the Short Story, the Lannan Literary Award, the WHSmith Book Award in the UK, the National Book Critics Circle Award in the US, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for The Beggar Maid, and has been awarded the Man Booker International Prize 2009 for her overall contribution to fiction on the world stage, and in 2013 she won the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Her stories have appeared in the New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, Paris Review and other publications, and her collections have been translated into thirteen languages.

She lives with her husband in Clinton, Ontario, near Lake Huron in Canada.

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