The Beggar Maid [2] – Munro, Alice

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ISBN: 0394506820

Title: The Beggar Maid

Author: Munro, Alice

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Book Condition: VG
D-j Condition: NF

Comments: Tight copy. Very light wear to back of d-j. Headcap lightly soiled. Wear to bottom right corner of front board. Front pastedown and FFEP stained.

Synopsis: The “beggar maid” is Rose, a young woman from the wrong side of a small town. Given drive and ambition by Flo, her stepmother, Rose climbs the ladder of success…a university degree, love, a dream marriage.

But Rose finds it’s not what she wants. Success palls, the marriage fails. On her own and awake to her truest instincts, Rose achieves fame and fortune as an actress and media star. The greatest drama in her life, however, is a later confrontation with Flo.

Alice Munro was born in Wingham, Ontario. She received Canada’s highest literary prize for The Beggar Maid.

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ISBN: 0394506820

Title: The Beggar Maid

Author: Munro, Alice

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Book Condition: VG
D-j Condition: NF

Comments: Tight copy. Very light wear to back of d-j. Headcap lightly soiled. Wear to bottom right corner of front board. Front pastedown and FFEP stained.

Synopsis: The “beggar maid” is Rose, a young woman from the wrong side of a small town. Given drive and ambition by Flo, her stepmother, Rose climbs the ladder of success…a university degree, love, a dream marriage.

But Rose finds it’s not what she wants. Success palls, the marriage fails. On her own and awake to her truest instincts, Rose achieves fame and fortune as an actress and media star. The greatest drama in her life, however, is a later confrontation with Flo.

Alice Munro was born in Wingham, Ontario. She received Canada’s highest literary prize for The Beggar Maid.

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