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Stories of Flo and Rose
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Born into the back streets of a small Canadian town, Rose battled incessantly with her practical and shrewd step-mother, Flo, who cowed her with tales of her own past and warnings of the dangerous world outside. But Rose was ambitious – she won a scholarship and left for Toronto where she married Patrick. She was his Beggar Maid, 'meek and voluptuous, with her shy white feet', and he was her knight, content to sit and adore her…

Who Do You Think You Are? címmel is megjelent.

Eredeti megjelenés éve: 1978

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Vintage, London, 2005
224 oldal · ISBN: 9780099458357

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Poor, picturesque, gypsying childhoods are not much favored by children, though they will claim to value them, for all sorts of reasons, later on.

Providence.

Alice Munro: The Beggar Maid Stories of Flo and Rose

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Rose was not sure whether they really longed for friends, or simply believed they ought to have them.

Mischief

Alice Munro: The Beggar Maid Stories of Flo and Rose

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But then she would think there was something disastrously wrong, when she saw Anna in front of the television set eating Captain Crunch, at the very hour when families everywhere were gathered at kitchen or diningroom tables, preparing to eat and quarrel and amuse and torment each other. She got a chicken, she made a thick golden soup with vegetables and barley. Anna wanted Captain Crunch instead. She said the soup had a funny taste. It’s lovely soup, cried Rose, you’ve hardly tasted it, Anna, please try it.

Providence.

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For the first time in her life she understood domesticity, knew the meaning of shelter, and labored to manage it.

Providence.

Alice Munro: The Beggar Maid Stories of Flo and Rose


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