The Moons of Jupiter

The Moons of Jupiter

by Alice Munro


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In these piercingly lovely and endlessly surprising stories by one of the most acclaimed current practitioners of the art of fiction, many things happen: there are betrayals and reconciliations, love affairs consummated and mourned. But the true events in The Moons Of Jupiter are the ways in which the characters are transformed over time, coming to view their past selves with an anger, regret, and infinite compassion that communicate themselves to us with electrifying force.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780679732709
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/25/1991
Series: Vintage Contemporaries Series
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 235,285
Product dimensions: 5.18(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.56(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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The Moons of Jupiter 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
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MahMah More than 1 year ago
I'm a big fan of Alice Munro's short story collections so I was not prepared to NOT enjoy this one of hers! All but the very last story titled "VISITORS" left me unmoved. If this had been the very first collection of short stories written by Munro that I'd ever read, I'm fairly certain I would NOT have bothered to read any of her others -- and that would have been a great pity!!
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I can't post in result six!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Stop faking "demigods."
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Im John. Im 13. 5'6, my godly parent is Neptune. I am a scout from the second leigon. I am first cohort. CENTURION.. i meed help and i have messages from the first cohort.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Need this because I have found interest in moons for all planets