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Timeline: Alice Munro's literary career

Chronology of Nobel laureate's books and achievements

Oct. 10, 2013

Decorated short story writer Alice Munro says she never thought she would win the Nobel Prize for Literature, but calls being the first Canadian-based author to secure the honour "quite wonderful."

The 82-year-old wordsmith was named Oct. 10 as this year's laureate. She is only the 13th woman to receive the distinction. Scroll using the arrows below for a chronology of her works.

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