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Miles City, Montana

The short story “Miles City, Montana” by Alice Munro is from her 1986 collection of short stories called The Progress of Love.  This story deals with the accidental death of a child as remembered by an unnamed narrator.

Call Number for Browsing the Shelves

  •  PR9199.3 .M8

Circulating Books – A Selected List

  • Bloom, Harold (Ed.).  Alice Munro. 2009.

                     Call Number: PR9199.3 .M8 Z53 2009

  •  Carrington, Ildiko.  Controlling the Uncontrollable: The Fiction of Alice Munro. 1989.

                    Call Number: PR9199.3 .M8 Z58 1989

  • Heble, Ajay. The Tumble of Reason: Alice Munro’s Discourse of Absence. 1994.

                    Call Number: PR9199.3 .M8 Z69 1994

  • Martin, W. R.  Alice Munro: Paradox and Parallel. 1987.                                              

                    Call Number: PR9199.3 .M8 Z74 1987

  •  Munro, Alice. Selected Stories. 1997.

                  Call Number: PR9199.3 .M8 A6 1997

  • Munro, Sheila. Lives of Mothers and Daughters: Growing Up With Alice Munro. 2001.

                    Call Number: PR9199.3 .M8 Z76 2001                  


LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Term

  • Munro, Alice (Subject)

Reference Materials

  • Contemporary Literary Criticism.Call Number: REF PN771 .C59

o   Vol. 50, pgs. 209-212, 216, 218-220

o   Vol. 95, pgs. 309-310, 314

o   Vol. 222, pgs. 187, 210, 236

  • Short Story Criticism. –  Call Number: REF PN3321 .S5

o   Vol. 3, pgs. 347-348

o   Vol. 95, pg. 350

Research Databases

To access Valencia’s research databases, open your Atlas account, select ‘Search the Library’, then select ‘Databases A-Z’.

  • Academic Search Complete (Search with  Munro  AND  Miles City  and click on  Also search within the full text of the articles in Search Options.)
  •  Literature Resources from Gale

This Research Guide is designed to help users find information on a particular topic within the Valencia College East Campus Library.  This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources and other resources may be available on this topic.  Please check LINCCWeb, Valencia East’s online catalog, to verify the availability of circulating books within the library.  Feel free to ask a librarian for help if you need further assistance.

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