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The Shipping News - Fourth Estate 25th anniversary edition

by Annie Proulx

Modern and Classic Literary Fiction

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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 piece his life back together in the harsh but beautiful backdrop of Newfoundland. If you have yet to discover the joys of this novel rush and buy your copy now.

 


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The Shipping News - Fourth Estate 25th anniversary edition Synopsis

The Shipping News is one of five classic Fourth Estate books to be released as numbered, collectable editions to mark the 25th anniversary. The books will be beautifully produced hardbacks, limited to 2000 copies each, with jackets designed by some of the finest artists at work today.

 

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 of human life and possibility.

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ISBN: 9780007308811
Publication date: 30/04/2009
Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers
Format: Hardback

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ISBN: 9780007308811
Publication date: 30th April 2009
Author: Annie Proulx
Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers
Format: Hardback
Genres: Literary Fiction,
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About Annie Proulx

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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