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The Shipping News

The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx - Paperback - 1994-01-01 - from Your Online Bookstore (SKU: 0671510053-3-18963298)
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The Shipping News

by E. Annie Proulx

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Scribner, 1994-01-01. Paperback. Good.

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Edna Annie Proulx is an American journalist and author. Her second novel, The Shipping News , won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award for fiction in 1994. The novel centers on Quoyle, a third-rate hack journalist who lives and works in upstate New York. His parents’ commit suicide and his adulterous, abusive wife sells their daughters to a black market adoption agency. When his wife dies in a car accident, his aunt persuades him to retreat to their ancestral home in Newfoundland for a new beginning. There, Quoyle grows in fortitude and emotional strength while learning disturbing secrets about his family’s past. Proulx’s writing is original and startling, a darkly humorous portrait of the unpredictability of human nature.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
0671510053-3-18963298
Title
The Shipping News
Author
E. Annie Proulx
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
second hand - Good
Quantity available
6
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0671510053
ISBN 13
9780671510053
Publisher
Scribner
Place of Publication
Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Date Published
1994-01-01
LCCN
94016863
Dewey
813/.54

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