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Alice Munro Biography

Updated On 09 Jun, 2015 Published On 09 Jun, 2015
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Facts of Alice Munro

Date of Birth :
Age : 90 years old
Family Name : Munro
Birth Country : Canada
Birth Sign : Cancer

Relationship short Statistics of Alice Munro

What is Alice Munro marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Alice Munro have ? (name): 4 Children
Is Alice Munro having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Alice Munro Lesbian ? No

Alice Ann Munro is the first Canadian Nobel Prize winning author. In 2013, she won Nobel Prize in Literature for her lifetime body of work. She received the Governor General's Award for English language fiction (in 1968, 1978, 1986). She studied journalism and English at University of Western Ontario, but left university just in 2 years to marry her boyfriend James Munro. She is the daughter of Anne Clarke Laidlaw, a school teacher and Robert Eric Laidlaw, a fox and mink farmer.

Till the day, she has been married twice. At first, she was married to her boyfriend for whom she dropped her college. The couple actually had four daughters but one of them died after 15 hours of birth. She got separated from her first husband due to some conflicts in their relationship. She again got married to another man with whom she was satisfied and happy but he died at the age of 88.

Alice Munro Married

First Marriage with James Munro

The couple knew each other since they enrolled at the University of Western Ontario. The couple has with three lovely daughters together.

Second Marriage with Gerald Fremlin

He was a cartographer and geographer. The couple owned a home in Comox, British Columbia. No children were born from their marriage.

Alice Munro Children


Father: James Munro

She is a author who published a childhood memoir, Lives of Mothers and Daughters: Growing Up With Alice Munro in 2002.

DAUGHTER : Catherine

Father: James Munro

She was the second child born to Alice who unfortunately died 15 hours after birth.


Father: James Munro

She is the third child born safe and sound. Current status about her is unknown.


Father: James Munro

She is the youngest member in the house who was born healthy.

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