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Title:Open Secrets
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Publisher:Vintage
ISBN:0679755624
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Number of Pages:304
Category:Short stories, Fiction, Canada, Contemporary

Open Secrets by Alice Munro

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Open Secrets In these eight tales Munro evokes the devastating power of old love suddenly recollected She tells of vanished schoolgirls and indentured frontier brides and an eccentric recluse who in the course of one surpassingly odd dinner party inadvertently lands herself a wealthy suitor from exotic Australia And Munro shows us how one woman s romantic tale of capture and escape in the high Balkans may end up inspiring another woman who is fleeing a husband and lover in present day Canada

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  • Runaway

    This book Download ePub PDF Book Libs - Runaway - Here are the infinite betrayals and surprises of love between men and women between friends between parents and children that are the stuff of all our lives . I...

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  • Too Much Happiness

    This book Download ePub PDF Book Libs - Too Much Happiness - In these ten stories Alice Munro once again renders complex difficult events and emotions into stories that shed light on the unpredictable ways in which men an...

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  • Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage: Stories

    This book Download ePub PDF Book Libs - Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage: Stories - In the her tenth collection the title story of which is the basis for the new film i Hateship Loveship i Alice Munro achieves new heights creating narratives th...

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  • Lives of Girls and Women

    This book Download ePub PDF Book Libs - Lives of Girls and Women - The only novel from Alice Munro award winning author of i The Love of a Good Woman i is an insightful honest book autobiographical in form but not in fact that ...

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  • Selected Stories

    This book Download ePub PDF Book Libs - Selected Stories - Spanning almost thirty years and settings that range from big cities to small towns and farmsteads of rural Canada this magnificent collection brings together t...

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  • The Love of a Good Woman

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  • The View from Castle Rock

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  • Friend of My Youth

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Too Much Happiness, Friend of My Youth, Open Secrets, Lives of Girls and Women, Selected Stories, The Love of a Good Woman, Runaway, Dear Life: Stories, Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage: Stories, The View from Castle Rock
b Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature b br br A woman haunted by dreams of her dead mother An adulterous couple stepping over the line where the initial excitement ends and the pain begins A widow visiting a Scottish village in search of her husband s past and instead discovering unsettling truths about a total stranger The ten stories in this collection not only astonish and delight but also convey the unspoken mysteries at the heart of all human experience, In these eight tales Munro evokes the devastating power of old love suddenly recollected She tells of vanished schoolgirls and indentured frontier brides and an eccentric recluse who in the course of one surpassingly odd dinner party inadvertently lands herself a wealthy suitor from exotic Australia And Munro shows us how one woman s romantic tale of capture and escape in the high Balkans may end up inspiring another woman who is fleeing a husband and lover in present day Canada, Suffused with Munro s clarity of vision and her unparalleled gift for storytelling 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 br br 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 A poet finding herself in alien territory at her first literary party is rescued by a seasoned newspaper columnist and is soon hurtling across the continent young child in tow toward a hoped for but completely unplanned meeting A young soldier returning to his fianc e from the Second World War steps off the train before his stop and onto the farm of another woman beginning a life on the move A wealthy young woman having an affair with the married lawyer hired by her father to handle his estate comes up with a surprising way to deal with the blackmailer who finds them out br br 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 book 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 A girl who can t sleep imagines night after wakeful night that she kills her beloved younger sister A mother snatches up her child and runs for dear life when a crazy woman comes into her yard br br Suffused with Munro s clarity of vision and her unparalleled gift for storytelling 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, b Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature b br br Alice Munro has a genius for entering the lives of ordinary people and capturing the passions and contradictions that lie just below the surface In this brilliant new collection she takes mainly the lives of women unruly ungovernable unpredictable unexpected funny sexy and completely recognisable and brings their hidden desires bubbling to the surface The love of a good woman is not as pure and virtuous as it seems as in her title story it can be needy and murderous Here are women behaving badly leaving husbands and children running off with unstuitable lovers pushing everyday life to the limits and if they don t behave badly they think surprising and disturbing thoughts