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The Progress of Love (Paperback, 1st Vintage Contemporaries ed): Alice Munro

The Progress of Love (Paperback, 1st Vintage Contemporaries ed)

Alice Munro

Series: Vintage Contemporaries

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Alice Munro, who received the National Book Critics Circle Award for her latest collection of stories, The Love of a Good Woman, is widely acknowledged as a modern master of the short story. In this earlier collection, she demonstrates all of those strengths that have won her so many literary accolades.

A divorced woman returns to her childhood home where she confronts the memory of her parents' confounding yet deep bond. The accidental near-drowning of a child exposes the fragility of the trust between children and parents. A young man, remembering a terrifying childhood incident, wrestles with the responsibility he has always felt for his younger brother. In these and other stories Alice Munro proves once again a sensitive and compassionate chronicler of our times. Drawing us into the most intimate corners of ordinary lives, she reveals much about ourselves, our choices, and our experiences of love.

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Imprint: Vintage
Country of origin: United States
Series: Vintage Contemporaries
Release date: December 2000
First published: December 2000
Authors: Alice Munro
Dimensions: 202 x 130 x 17mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 320
Edition: 1st Vintage Contemporaries ed
ISBN-13: 978-0-375-72470-1
Categories: Books > Fiction > Special features > Short stories
LSN: 0-375-72470-2
Barcode: 9780375724701

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