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Annie Proulx Book and Novel

Annie Proulx - Author


Annie Proulx is the author of eight books, including the novel The Shipping News and the story collection Close Range. Her many honours include a Pulitzer Prize, a National Book Award, the Irish Times International Fiction Prize, and a PEN/Faulkner award. Her story Brokeback Mountain, which originally appeared in The New Yorker, was made into an Academy Award-winning film. She lives in Seattle

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Annie Proulx

Barkskins by Annie Proulx
Reader Reviewed Barkskins
Annie Proulx
For the Wolf Hall readership, this is a huge historical novel to immerse yourself in. A dramatic, violent, absorbing, long read for which you need to put aside serious time to devour. You will find it difficult to put...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/04/2017
Barkskins by Annie Proulx
Reader Reviewed Barkskins
Annie Proulx
One of our Books of the Year 2016. July 2016 Book of the Month. For the Wolf Hall readership, this is a huge historical novel to immerse yourself in. A dramatic, violent, absorbing, long read...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/06/2016
The Shipping News - Fourth Estate 25th anniversary edition by Annie Proulx
The Shipping News - Fourth Estate 25th anniversary edition
Annie Proulx
This novel has become a modern classic and deservedly so. Telling the story of Quoyle, who on the death of his wife moves the farthest reaches of Newfoundland. Tear and laughter abound in this story of a man trying to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2009
Bad Dirt by Annie Proulx
Bad Dirt
Annie Proulx
Pulitzer (the top American literary prize) prize-winning author of The Shipping News with a collection of short stories set in Wyoming. Every story is a stunner. Displaying wit, her knowledge of the West, of history, of ranching and farming, she...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2005
The Shipping News by Annie Proulx
The Shipping News
Annie Proulx
May 2010 Good Housekeeping selection. On My Bookshelf by Nicci French...I have never met anyone who has read E Annie Proulx’s The Shipping News and not fallen in love with it. It has an odd cast of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/1994

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