A Wilderness Station: Selected Stories, 1968-1994 by Alice Munro

By Alice Munro

A New York Times Editors’ selection Book

Spanning virtually thirty years and settings that variety from large towns to small cities and farmsteads of rural Canada, this superb assortment brings jointly twenty-eight tales via a author of unheard of wit, generosity, and emotional strength. In A barren region Station: Selected tales, 1968–1994, Alice Munro makes lives that appear small spread until eventually they're printed to be as spacious as prairies and locates the moments of affection and betrayal, hope and forgiveness, that modify these lives forever.
 
A touring salesman through the melancholy takes his young ones with him on an impromptu stopover at to a former female friend. A terrible woman steels herself to marry a wealthy fiancé she can’t rather be ready to love. An deserted girl attempts to select from the opposing pleasures of seduction and solitude. To learn those tales is to succumb to the spell of a real narrative sorcerer, a author who enchants her readers completely while she restores them to their truest selves.

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