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Postcards

Author: Annie Proulx
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From the bestselling author of 'The Shipping News' comes 'Postcards,' the tale of the Blood family, New England farmers who must confront the twentieth century-- and their own extinction. As the family slowly disintegrates, its members struggle valiantly against the powerful forces of loneliness and necessity, seeking a sense of home and place forever lost. Loyal Blood, eldest son, is forced to abandon the farm  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annie Proulx
ISBN: 068480087X 9780684800875 0020811853 9780020811855
OCLC Number: 228454696
Notes: "A Touchstone Book."
Responsibility: by E. Annie Proulx.

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"From the bestselling author of 'The Shipping News' comes 'Postcards,' the tale of the Blood family, New England farmers who must confront the twentieth century-- and their own extinction. As the family slowly disintegrates, its members struggle valiantly against the powerful forces of loneliness and necessity, seeking a sense of home and place forever lost. Loyal Blood, eldest son, is forced to abandon the farm when he takes his lover's live, thus beginning a quintessentially American odyssey of solitude and adventure. Yearning for love, yet forced by circumstance to be always alone. Loyal comes to symbolize the alienation and frustration behind the American dream."

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