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- July 10, 1931
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Alice Munro (born Alice Ann Laidlaw in Wingham, Ontario, Canada on July 10, 1931) is an award-winning fiction author in English. She was called a “master of the modern short story” when she was awarded with the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2013. Most of her books are set in Huron County in Canada.
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Alice Munro is best known for her many successful fiction stories, in which landed her a Nobel Prize in Literature in 2013.
Alice Munro married James Munro in 1951 — the couple had four children. However, their second daughter Catherine died during childbirth. They dirvorced in 1962. In 1976, she married again, to Gerald Fremlin. He passed away at the age of 88 in April 2013.