The View from Castle Rock
The View from Castle Rock

Alice Munro mines her rich family background, melding it with her own experiences and the transforming power of her brilliant imagination, to create perhaps her most powerful and personal collection yet.

A young boy, taken to Edinburgh’s Castle Rock to look across the sea to America, catches a glimpse of his father’s dream. Scottish immigrants experience love and loss on a journey that leads them to rural Ontario. Wives, mothers, fathers, and children move through uncertainty, ambivalence, and contemplation in these stories of hopes, adversity, and wonder. The View from Castle Rock reveals what is most essential in Munro’s art: her compassionate understanding of ordinary lives.

Title The View from Castle Rock
Author Alice Munro
Publisher Vintage
Title First Published 08 January 2008
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 368 p.
ISBN-10 1400077923
ISBN-13 9781400077922
Publication Date 08 January 2008
Main content page count 368
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $15.95

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