The Shipping News

By: Proulx, E. Annie

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337 pages; When Quoyle's two-timing wife meets her just desserts, he retreats with his two daughters to his ancestral home on the starkly beautiful Newfoundland coast, where a rich cast of local characters and family members all play a part in Quoyle's struggle to reclaim his life. As Quoyle confronts his private demons -- and the unpredictable forces of nature and society -- he begins to see the possibility of love without pain or misery. A vigorous, darkly comic, and at times magical portrait of the contemporary North American family, The Shipping News shows why Annie Proulx is recognized as one of the most gifted and original writers in America today.

Title: The Shipping News

Author Name: Proulx, E. Annie

Categories: General,

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1994.

ISBN Number: 0671510053

ISBN Number 13: 9780671510053

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 551