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The Shipping News

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 465 Ratings and 465 Reviews

Book Description
This darkly comic, wonderfully inventive work, winner of the 1993 National Book Award, transforms the lore of Newfoundland--including shipwrecks, nautical knot-tying, horrid weather and family legend--into brilliant literary art. It is the story of the rebirth of Quoyle, a hulking, inarticulate, misery-ridden widower who flees upstate New York to take up residence in Newfoundland. The island of hi... More
Book Information
PublisherAmazon Remainders Account
BindingPaperback (63 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages352
Publication Date06/01/1994
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About E. Annie Proulx (Author) : E. Annie Proulx is a published author. Published credits of E. Annie Proulx include The Shipping News.
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