Runaway by Alice Munro

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About Alice Munro

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Alice Munrogrew up in Wingham, Ontario, and attended the University of Western Ontario. She has published eleven previous books. During her distinguished career she has been the recipient of many awards and prizes, including the W.H. Smith Prize, the National Book Circle Critics Award, the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction, the Lannan Literary Award, the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, and the Rea Award for the Short Story. In Canada, she has won the Governor General’s Award, the Giller Prize, the Trillium Book Award, and the Libris Award.Alice Munroand her husband divide their time between Clinton, Ontario, and Comox, British Columbia.
 
Published December 18, 2007 by Vintage. 352 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Computers & Technology. Fiction

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Publishers Weekly

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Nothing is new in Munro's latest collection, which is to say that the author continues to perfect her virtuosic formula in these eight short stories, several of which previously appeared in the

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The New York Times

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I want to circle around Alice Munro's latest marvel, "Runaway," by taking some guesses at why her excellence so dismayingly exceeds her fame.

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The Guardian

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Runaway by Alice Munro 335pp, Chatto & Windus, £15.99 Alice Munro is now in her mid-70s, and her gaze, always marvellously quick and deep, searches back over longer distances.

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Book Reporter

novel --- the innocence and fakery, the fear and the splendor ---.

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Deseret News

Munro does stay with the same main character, Juliet, in three of the eight stories in this collection.

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Bookmarks Magazine

Oregonian 4.5 of 5 Stars"Universally acclaimed as a modern master of the short story, Munro does what most writers dream of doing and succeeds at it, page after page, story after story, collection after collection.

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