Alice Munro

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Nobel prize medal.svg Alice Munro
BornAlice Ann Laidlaw
(1931-07-10) 10 Julie 1931 (age 91)
Wingham, Ontario, Canadae
GenreShort stories
Notable awairdsGovrenor General's Awaird
(1968, 1978, 1986)
Giller Prize (1998, 2004)
Man Booker Internaitional Prize
Nobel Prize in Leeteratur (2013)
SpooseJames Munro (1951–1972)
Gerald Fremlin (1976–2013)
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Alice Ann Munro (née Laidlaw; born 10 Julie 1931) is a Canadian author writin in Inglis. The recipient o the 2013 Nobel Prize in Leeteratur an the 2009 Man Booker Internaitional Prize for her lifetime body o wirk, she is an aa a three-time winner o Canadae's Govrenor General's Awaird for fiction.[2][3][4]

The focus o Munro's fiction is her native Huron Coonty in soothwastren Ontario.[5] Her "accessible, movin stories" explore human complexities in a seeminly effortless style.[6] Munro's writin haes established her as "ane o oor greatest contemporary writers o fiction," or, as Cynthia Ozick put it, "oor Chekhov."[7] In 2013, Munro wis awairdit the Nobel Prize in Leeteratur for her wirk as "master o the modren short story".

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  1. A Conversation with Alice Munro. Bookbrowse. Retrieved on: 2 June 2009.
  2. Bosman, Julie (10 October 2013). "Alice Munro Wins Nobel Prize in Literature". New York Times. Retrieved 10 October 2013.
  3. "The Nobel Prize in Literature 2013 - Press Release" (PDF). 10 October 2013. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 12 October 2013. Retrieved 10 October 2013.
  4. "Alice Munro wins Man Booker International prize". The Guardian. 27 Mey 2009.
  5. Marchand, P. (29 August 2009). "Open Book: Philip Marchand on Too Much Happiness, by Alice Munro". The National Post. Archived frae the original on 25 August 2011. Retrieved 5 September 2009.
  6. Meyer, M. "Alice Munro". Meyer Literature. Archived frae the original on 12 December 2007. Retrieved 21 November 2007. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)Archived 2007-12-12 at the Wayback Machine
  7. Merkin, Daphne (24 October 2004). "Northern Exposures". New York Times Magazine. Retrieved 25 Februar 2008.