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- DescriptionAnnie Proulx's highly acclaimed, international bestseller and Pulitzer Prize-winning vel. Quoyle is a hapless, hopeless hack journalist living and working in New York. When his -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 of human life and possibility.
- Author BiographyAnnie 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' (2004). 'Brokeback Mountain' was made into an Oscar-winning film in 2005. 'Fine Just the Way It Is', her third collection of Wyoming short stories, was published in 2008.
- PrizesWinner of Pulitzer Prize Fiction Category 1994 and Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1994 and Irish Times Literary Prize: International Fiction Category 1994 and United States National Book Awards: Fiction 1993.
- Author(s)Annie Proulx
- PublisherHarperCollins Publishers
- Date of Publication01/08/1994
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintFourth Estate Ltd
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight270 g
- Width130 mm
- Height197 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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