Canadian-born Alice Munro has established herself as one of the world's finest contemporary short story-writers. Since the publication of her first collection, Dance of the Happy Shades in 1968, she has tantalized a steadily expanding readership with her ability to present, "ordinary life so that it appears luminous, invested with a kind of magic." In Alice Munro: A Double Life, the first full-length biography of Munro, Ross charts the development of Munro as a wife/mother and serious writer, and her struggle to balance the demands of this "double life."
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Catherine Sheldrick Ross teaches at the University of Western Ontario. Her publications include ""Communicating Professionally, "Recovering Canada's First Novelist," and two nonfiction books for children.Review:
This capable and straightforward overview of Munro's life and fiction should prove a valuable resource for the high-school market. -- Canadian Book Review Annual
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Buchbeschreibung ECW Press, US, 1993. Paperback. Buchzustand: Very Good. 1550221531 First edition. Spine and margins of back cover sunned else very good. * Quality, Value, Experience. Media Shipped in New Boxes. Artikel-Nr. BING630RRR6478