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Dear life [cd] : [stories] / Alice Munro.

Authors: Munro, Alice, 1931-
Call number: CD FIC MUN
Publisher: [Westminister, MD] : Books on Tape [2012]
Publication date: [2012]
Subject: Huron, Lake (Mich. and Ont.) -- Fiction.
Title: Dear life [cd] : [stories] / Alice Munro.
Edition: Unabridged.
Physical description: 8 audio discs (10 hr., 5 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Performer note: Read by Kimberly Farr and Arthur Morey.
Contents note: To reach Japan -- Amundsen -- Leaving Maverley -- Gravel -- Haven -- Pride -- Corrie -- Train -- In sight of the lake -- Dolly -- The eye -- Night -- Voices -- Dear life.
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Summary note: Alice Munro's peerless ability to give us the essence of a life in often brief but always spacious and timeless stories is once again everywhere apparent in this brilliant new collection. In story after story, she illumines the moment a life is forever altered by a chance encounter or an action not taken, or by a simple twist of fate that turns a person out of his or her accustomed path and into a new way of being or thinking. While most of these stories take place in Munro's home territory -- the small Canadian towns around Lake Huron -- the characters sometimes venture to the cities, and the audiobook ends with four pieces set in the area where she grew up, and in the time of her own childhood : stories "autobiographical in feeling, though not, sometimes, entirely so in fact." These tales about departures and beginnings, accidents and dangers, and outgoings and homecomings both imagined and real, paint a radiant, indelible portrait of how strange, perilous, and extraordinary ordinary life can be.--Container
Genre: Short stories.
Audiobooks.
Added author: Farr, Kimberly.
Morey, Arthur.
ISBN: 9780307939388 :
0307939383 :
Url for this record: http://sherloc.indypl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1408165
Bib No.: 1408165

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