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The Progress of Love

The Progress of Love

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Written by Alice MunroAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Alice Munro

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
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  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: December 12, 2000
  • Price: $15.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-375-72470-1 (0-375-72470-2)
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Alice Munro, who received the National Book Critics Circle Award for her latest collection of stories, The Love of a Good Woman, is widely acknowledged as a modern master of the short story. In this earlier collection, she demonstrates all of those strengths that have won her so many literary accolades.

A divorced woman returns to her childhood home where she confronts the memory of her parents' confounding yet deep bond. The accidental near-drowning of a child exposes the fragility of the trust between children and parents. A young man, remembering a terrifying childhood incident, wrestles with the responsibility he has always felt for his younger brother. In these and other stories Alice Munro proves once again a sensitive and compassionate chronicler of our times. Drawing us into the most intimate corners of ordinary lives, she reveals much about ourselves, our choices, and our experiences of love.