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The Shipping News

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The Shipping News

by Proulx, E. Annie

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, [12] 1-337 pages, a Fourth Estate Classic, signed by the author on the title page " E. A. Proulx for Colin the Fixer" This 1996 edition is smaller than the publisher's signed ltd ed


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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The Shipping News
Proulx, E. Annie
, bound in blue cloth with bordered gilt title to the front and spine Hardback
Book condition
second hand - , the book show little wear, clean and neat, it is in fine condition
Jacket condition
, the wrapper is unclipped and in fine condition
First Thus
Published by Fourth Estate
Place of Publication
, London
Date Published
, 1996
Proulx, E. Annie, The Shipping News
,16.5 x 11cm

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