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Alice Munro

Author of Runaway

Includes the names: Alice Munro, Alice Munro, ALICE MUNROE, Alice Monroe, אליס מונרו

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Alice Munro was born Alice Laidlaw in Wingham, Ontario on July 10, 1931. She published her first story, The Dimensions of a Shadow, while a student at the University of Western Ontario in 1950. She left the university in 1951 to get married and start a family. In 1972 she became Writer in Residence at the University of Western Ontario. Her first collection, Dance of the Happy Shades, was published in 1968 and won the Governor General's Award, Canada's highest literary prize. Her other works include Lives of Girls and Women, The View from Castle Rock, Something I've Been Meaning to Tell You, Too Much Happiness, and Dear Life. She has received several awards including the Governor General's Award for fiction for Who Do You Think You Are? and The Progress of Love, the Giller Prize for Runaway in 2004, the Man Booker International Prize in 2009 for her lifetime body of work, and the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature. Her stories have appeared in numerous publications including The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and The Atlantic Monthly. Also, in 2013, her title Dear Life: Stories made The New York Times Best Seller List. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Runaway 3,370 copies, 87 reviews
Dear Life 2,322 copies, 99 reviews
Too Much Happiness 2,009 copies, 86 reviews
The Love of a Good Woman 1,759 copies, 30 reviews
Lives of Girls and Women 1,629 copies, 40 reviews
The View from Castle Rock: Stories 1,521 copies, 54 reviews
Open Secrets 1,355 copies, 21 reviews
Selected Stories 1,195 copies, 12 reviews
Friend of My Youth: Stories 987 copies, 19 reviews
The Moons of Jupiter 871 copies, 15 reviews
The Progress of Love 836 copies, 16 reviews
Dance of the Happy Shades 625 copies, 14 reviews
Vintage Munro 109 copies
My Best Stories 86 copies, 3 reviews
New selected stories 56 copies, 1 review
Lying Under the Apple Tree 40 copies, 2 reviews
Queenie 37 copies, 1 review
No Love Lost 21 copies
The Bear Came Over the Mountain 19 copies, 4 reviews
Dolly 6 copies
Meneseteung 4 copies
Nettles 4 copies
Child's Play 3 copies
The Office (A Vintage Short) 3 copies, 2 reviews
Corrie 2 copies, 1 review
Amundsen 2 copies
Fiction 2 copies
Bardon Bus 2 copies
Noveller 2 copies
Dimension 2 copies
Fiction 2 copies, 1 review
No title 1 copy
Dear Life 1 copy
Vandals 1 copy
Firar 1 copy
Deep-Holes 1 copy
Face 1 copy
Wood 1 copy
Some Women 1 copy
Axis 1 copy
Train 1 copy
The Best American Short Stories of the Century (Contributor) 1,456 copies, 9 reviews
Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules (Contributor) 1,148 copies, 14 reviews
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (Contributor, some editions) 846 copies, 6 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2007 (Contributor) 772 copies, 13 reviews
My Mistress's Sparrow Is Dead (Contributor) 715 copies, 19 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2005 (Contributor) 671 copies, 6 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2004 (Contributor) 532 copies
The Best American Short Stories 2008 (Contributor) 532 copies, 7 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2006 (Contributor) 516 copies, 4 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2001 (Contributor) 503 copies
The Best American Short Stories 2002 (Contributor) 435 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 1999 (Contributor) 408 copies
Points of View: Revised Edition (Contributor) 378 copies, 6 reviews
Women and Fiction: Short Stories By and About Women (Contributor) 339 copies, 6 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2012 (Contributor) 323 copies, 7 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 1993 (Contributor) 261 copies, 2 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2013 (Contributor) 249 copies, 5 reviews
Christmas Stories 218 copies, 1 review
100 Years of The Best American Short Stories (Contributor) 214 copies, 4 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 1990 (Contributor) 208 copies
The Best American Short Stories 1992 (Contributor) 203 copies, 3 reviews
We Are the Stories We Tell (Contributor) 182 copies, 1 review
The Best American Short Stories 1989 (Contributor) 175 copies, 1 review
The Best American Short Stories 1991 (Contributor) 171 copies, 2 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories 2008 (Contributor) 156 copies, 2 reviews
From Ink Lake: Canadian Stories (Contributor) 120 copies
The Best American Short Stories 1987 (Contributor) 120 copies
Prize Stories 2001: The O. Henry Awards (Contributor) 118 copies, 1 review
The Best American Mystery Stories 2009 (Contributor) 105 copies, 3 reviews
The Oxford Book of Canadian Short Stories in English (Contributor) 103 copies, 2 reviews
Prize Stories 1997: The O. Henry Awards (Contributor) 89 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 1986 (Contributor) 85 copies
Granta 18: The Snap Revolution (Contributor) 84 copies, 1 review
Granta 120: Medicine (Contributor) 76 copies
Granta 118: Exit Strategies (Contributor) 75 copies, 2 reviews
Granta 17: While Waiting for a War (Contributor) 70 copies
The Ecco Book of Christmas Stories (Contributor) 66 copies, 2 reviews
Away from Her [2006 film] (Original short story) 58 copies, 1 review
Great Canadian Short Stories (Contributor) 48 copies
Stories To Get You Through The Night (Contributor) 28 copies
The Best American Short Stories 1981 (Contributor) 26 copies
The Best American Short Stories 1979 (Contributor) 22 copies
The Penguin Book of Modern Canadian Short Stories (Contributor) 11 copies, 1 review
A Vintage Christmas (Vintage Minis) (Contributor) 7 copies, 1 review

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