- Canadian-born Alice Munro has established herself as one of the world's finest contemporary short story-writers. Since the publication of her first collection, Dance of the Happy Shades in 1968, she has tantalized a steadily expanding readership with her ability to present, "ordinary life so that it appears luminous, invested with a kind of magic." In Alice Munro: A Double Life, the first full-length biography of Munro, Ross charts the development of Munro as a wife/mother and serious writer, and her struggle to balance the demands of this "double life."
CATHERINE SHELDRICK ROSS teaches at the University of Western Ontario. Her other publications include Recovering Canada's First Novelist, two non-fiction books for children, and Communicating Professionally.
Published: August 1992
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5 in.