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The Shipping News

The Shipping News

Author(s): Annie Proulx

Location(s): Newfoundland

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

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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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Cold, icy Newfoundland is at the heart of this novel. As  reader you are slowly drawn in as the sea pummels and forms the surroundings and the people….

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