Modern Classics Moons Of Jupiter by Alice MunroModern Classics Moons Of Jupiter by Alice Munro

Modern Classics Moons Of Jupiter

byAlice MunroForeword byLorrie Moore

Paperback | April 4, 2006

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"Munro's work endures-its wholeness of vision, its complexity of feeling, its tolerance of mind."
—Lorrie Moore

The characters who populate an Alice Munro story live and breathe; in the finely drawn detail of their lives we find a reflection of ourselves. Passions hopelessly conceived, affections betrayed, marriages made and broken: the joys, loves, and awakenings of women echo throughout these twelve unforgettable stories, laying bare the unexceptional and yet inescapable pain of human contact. From the opening story exploring family relations to the poignant story that closes the collection, this is “vintage Munro.”

Alice Munro grew up in Wingham, Ontario, and attended the University of Western Ontario. She has published sixteen books — Dance of the Happy Shades; Lives of Girls and Women, Something I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You; Who Do You Think You Are?; The Moons of Jupiter; The Progress of Love; Friend of My Youth; Open Secrets; Selected Storie...
Title:Modern Classics Moons Of JupiterFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 7.75 × 5.11 × 0.53 inPublished:April 4, 2006Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143056050

ISBN - 13:9780143056058


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Munro's best volume Dulse, Prue, and the title story are standouts.
Date published: 2016-12-12

Editorial Reviews

"Witty, subtle, passionate, [The Moons of Jupiter] is exceptionally knowledgeable about the content and movement—the entanglements and entailments—of individual human feeling. And the knowledge it offers can’t be looked up elsewhere." —The New York Times