Lives of Girls and Women

Lives of Girls and Women

by Alice Munro


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A rekindling of our own remembrances springs from this realistic narrative by Del Jordan of her passage through the many phases of growing up in the 1940s and 1950s. Looking back, she recalls an era that was high on hope.

Alice Munro, one of the most skilled writers in Canada today, twice received her country's highest literary prize, the Governor General's Award.

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ISBN-13: 9780070440432
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 01/01/1972
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Alice Munro grew up in Wingham, Ontario, and attended the University of Western Ontario. She has published thirteen collections of stories as well as a novel, Lives of Girls and Women, and two volumes of Selected Stories. During her distinguished career she has been the recipient of many awards and prizes, including three of Canada’s Governor General’s Literary Awards and two of its Giller Prizes, the Rea Award for the Short Story, the Lannan Literary Award, England’s W. H. Smith Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Man Booker International Prize. In 2013 she was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Her stories have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, The Paris Review, Granta, and other publications, and her collections have been translated into thirteen languages. She lives in Clinton, Ontario, near Lake Huron. 


Clinton, Ontario, and Comox, British Columbia

Date of Birth:

July 10, 1931

Place of Birth:

Wingham, Ontario, Canada


University of Western Ontario (no degree)

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