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    Dear Life: Stories (Wheeler Large Print Book Series) (Hardback) By (author) Alice Munro

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    DescriptionA collection of stories illuminates moments that shape a life, from a dream or a sexual act to simple twists of fate, and is set in the countryside and towns of Lake Huron.


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    Title
    Dear Life
    Subtitle
    Stories
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alice Munro
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 437
    Width: 147 mm
    Height: 218 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 544 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781410455949
    ISBN 10: 1410455947
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: FJ
    BIC E4L: GEN
    DC21: 813.54
    BIC E4L: SST
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.2
    BIC subject category V2: FA, FYB
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11110
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 61
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    DC22: 813/.54
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FIC044000
    B&T Merchandise Category: LP
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: FIC029000, FIC002000, FIC019000
    LC classification: PR9199.3.M8 A6 2013
    Edition
    Large type / large print
    Edition statement
    large type edition
    Publisher
    Wheeler Publishing
    Imprint name
    Wheeler Publishing
    Publication date
    27 March 2013
    Author Information
    Alice Munro grew up in Wingham, Ontario, and attended the University of Western Ontario. She has published twelve collections of stories and two volumes of selected stories, as well as a novel. 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 Literary Award, the United States' National Book Critics Circle Award, the Edward MacDowell Medal in literature, and the Man Booker International Prize. Her stories have appeared in "The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Harper's Magazine, Granta, "and other publications, and her collections have been translated into thirteen languages. Alice Munro lives in Clinton, Ontario, near Lake Huron.
    Review quote
    "It's no surprise that every story in the latest collection by Canada's Munro is rewarding and that the best are stunning. They leave the reader wondering how the writer manages to invoke the deepest, most difficult truths of human existence in the most plainspoken language. . . The author knows what matters, and the stories pay attention to it."--"Kirkus, "starred review "Unreserved praise for the continued wonderment provided by arguably the best short-story writer in English today. . . On whatever level of reader familiarity Munro is working, in every story she finds new ways to make the lives of ordinary people compelling."--"Booklist, "starred review "For the first time, Munro writes about her childhood, in the collection's final four pieces. . . These feature the precision of her fiction with the added interest of revealing the development of Munro's eye and her distance from her surroundings, both key, one suspects in making her the writer she is."--"PW, "boxed, starred review "With her penetrating new collection, Alice Munro demonstrates once again why she deserves her reputation as a master of short fiction. . . "This is not a story, only life," declares the protagonist of the title narrative. With the subtlety and complexity of Munro's writing, it's hard to tell the difference."--Pamela Newtown, "O Magazine "