309 pp. 8vo. A collection of stories by the Nobel Prize winning Canadian author known for her short fiction. 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. First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Pages and jacket flaps lightly toned, minimal wear to spine head & foot, but all corners are sharp. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1986. First Edition. Collectible; Like New/Near Fine. (Inventory #: 2195933)
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