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Friend of My Youth

Friend of My Youth is a book by Alice Munro.

Alice Munro

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. (From Vintage)

Interviews with Alice Munro

From the archives: Alice Munro

8 years ago
Duration 2:16
Rex Murphy profiled the Nobel Prize for Literature winner back in 1990. 2:16

Art of the short story

8 years ago
Duration 3:27
If Nobel Prize winning author Alice Munro mastered the contemporary short story, what can new writers do with the form? 3:27

Alice Munro amazed by Nobel win

8 years ago
Duration 2:14
'Not under any illusion that it was the only good book around' 2:14
Rewind presents an hour long vintage conversation between Peter Gzowski, long time host of CBC Radio's Morningside, and the brilliant short story writer Alice Munro, who won the Nobel Prize for literature last fall. 54:59
On a cold, autumn night a group of women gather for their regular book club. Over snacks, wine and tea, they discuss Alice Munro's work, and how her stories illuminate some of the deepest issues in their own lives. 53:59

Other books by Alice Munro

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