Modern Classics The Love Of A Good Woman

by Alice Munro
Foreword by A S Byatt

Penguin Canada | September 25, 2007 | Trade Paperback

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With an Introduction by A.S. Byatt

Winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the National Book Critics’ Circle Award, the Trillium Book Award, and the O. Henry Award, and A 2004 CBC Canada Reads selection

In The Love of a Good Woman, Alice Munro looks back to the beginning of the sixties and provides nothing less than a portrait of a generation.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 304 pages, 7.74 × 5.09 × 0.81 in

Published: September 25, 2007

Publisher: Penguin Canada

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0143055003

ISBN - 13: 9780143055006

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Modern Classics The Love Of A Good Woman

Modern Classics The Love Of A Good Woman

by Alice Munro
Foreword by A S Byatt

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 304 pages, 7.74 × 5.09 × 0.81 in

Published: September 25, 2007

Publisher: Penguin Canada

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0143055003

ISBN - 13: 9780143055006

From the Publisher

With an Introduction by A.S. Byatt

Winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the National Book Critics’ Circle Award, the Trillium Book Award, and the O. Henry Award, and A 2004 CBC Canada Reads selection

In The Love of a Good Woman, Alice Munro looks back to the beginning of the sixties and provides nothing less than a portrait of a generation.

About the Author

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 Stories; The Love of a Good Woman; Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage; Runaway; The View from Castle Rock; Alice Munro’s Best, Too Much Happiness, and Dear Life. During her distinguished career she has been the recipient of many awards and prizes, including the recent Nobel Prize in Literature which cited her as “a master of the contemporary short story.”

Here at home she has won too many awards to list, including three Governor General’s Literary Awards, two Giller Prizes, several Trillium Prizes and a number of Libris Awards. Elsewhere she has won the Rea Award for the Short Story, the Lannan Literary Award, England’s W. H. Smith Book Award, Italy’s Pescara prize, the United States’ National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Edward MacDowell Medal in literature. Her stories have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Saturday Night, The Paris Review, and other publications, and her collections have been translated into thirteen languages.

Alice Munro divides her time between Clinton, Ontario, and Comox, British Columbia.