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The Shipping News

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Description for The Shipping News Paperback. Annie Proulx's highly acclaimed, international bestseller and Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Num Pages: 368 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 25. Weight in Grams: 266.

Annie Proulx’s highly acclaimed, international bestseller and Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.

Quoyle is a hapless, hopeless hack journalist living and working in New York. When his no-good wife is killed in a spectacular road accident, Quoyle heads for the land of his forefathers – the remotest corner of far-flung Newfoundland.

With ‘the aunt’ and his delinquent daughters – Bunny and Sunshine – in tow, Quoyle finds himself part of an unfolding, exhilarating Atlantic drama. ‘The Shipping News’ is an irresistible comedy ... Read more

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Publication date
Fourth Estate Limited
Number of Pages
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days

About Annie Proulx
Annie Proulx published her first novel ‘Postcards’ in 1991 at the age of 56. ‘The Shipping News’ won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the National Book Award and the Irish Times International Prize. Her third novel, ‘Accordion Crimes’, was published in 1996. She is also the author of three short-story collections, ‘Heart Songs’ (1994), ‘Close Range’ (1999) and ‘Bad Dirt’ ... Read more

Reviews for The Shipping News
‘A very impressive achievement. So funny, so full of delights.’ Guardian ‘As stark and ruggedly beautiful as the storm-battered coast of Newfoundland itself.’ Sunday Telegraph ‘Ambitious and accomplished…The characterisation is rich, the dialogue both original and ... Read more

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