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Verfasser/in: Annie Proulx
Verlag: New York : Scribner ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1993.
Ausgabe/Format   Buch : Belletristik : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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In The Shipping News E. Annie Proulx departs from the darkly fated heroes of Heart Songs and Postcards to explore the cracked-up contemporary American family. Quoyle, a third-rate newspaper hack, with a "head shaped like a crenshaw, no neck, reddish hair ... features as bunched as kissed fingertips," is wrenched violently out of his workaday life when his two-timing wife meets her just deserts. An aunt convinces  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Physisches Format Online version:
Proulx, Annie.
Shipping news.
New York : Scribner ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, c1993
(OCoLC)647033834
Medientyp: Belletristik
Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: Annie Proulx
ISBN: 068419337X : 9780684193373 068419337X 9780671510053 0671510053
OCLC-Nummer: 26502801
Interpret(en): Kevin Spacey; Julianne Moore; Judi Dench; Cate Blanchett.
Auszeichnungen: National Book Award for Fiction, 1993.
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1994.
Beschreibung: 337 p. ; 25 cm.
Verfasserangabe: E. Annie Proulx.

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Winner of the Irish Times International Fiction Award and America's National Book Award, this story features Quoyle, a failed journalist, a failed husband and a born loser who heads for a remote  Weiterlesen…

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