Runaway (Audio Editions) (Compact Disc)

By Alice Munro, Kymberly Dakin (Read by)

Audio Partners, 9781572704466

Publication Date: December 7, 2004

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (7/14/2008)
Paperback (11/8/2005)
Hardcover (10/26/2004)
MP3 CD (10/1/2014)
Compact Disc (11/1/2004)
Paperback, Chinese (7/1/2009)
Paperback (2/1/2006)
Paperback, Korean (12/31/2013)
Paperback, Vietnamese (4/1/2012)
Paperback, Chinese (8/30/2007)

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Description

The incomparable Alice Munro's bestselling and rapturously acclaimed Runaway is a book of extraordinary stories about women of all ages and circumstances--and about love and its infinite betrayals and surprises. The runaway of the title story is a young woman who is incapable of leaving her husband. In "Passion," a country girl emerging into the larger world via a job in a resort hotel discovers, in a single moment of insight, the limits and lies of passion. Three stories concern a woman named Juliet--in the first, she escapes from teaching at a girls' school into a wild love affair; in the second, she returns with her child to the home of her parents, whose marriage she finally begins to examine; and in the last, her vanished child turns up caught in the grip of a religious cult. In these and other stories, Alice Munro's understanding of the people about whom she writes makes their lives as real as our own.