Penguin Modern Classics Dance Of The Happy Shades by Alice MunroPenguin Modern Classics Dance Of The Happy Shades by Alice Munro

Penguin Modern Classics Dance Of The Happy Shades

byAlice MunroForeword byAnnie Proulx

Paperback | June 28, 2005

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In the stories that make up Dance of the Happy Shades, the deceptive calm of small-town life is brought memorably to the page, revealing the countryside of Southwestern Ontario to be home to as many small sufferings and unanticipated emotions as any place. This is the book that earned Alice Munro a devoted readership and established her as one of Canada's most beloved writers.

Winner of the Governor General's Award for Fiction, Dance of the Happy Shades is Alice Munro's first short story collection.

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:Penguin Modern Classics Dance Of The Happy ShadesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 7.72 × 5.1 × 0.56 inPublished:June 28, 2005Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143051431

ISBN - 13:9780143051435

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Ok I had a hard time getting into this one - it seemed a bit more stiff than her later work
Date published: 2017-02-20