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The shipping news

Auteur : Annie Proulx
Éditeur : New York : Scribner ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1993.
Édition/format :   Livre : Fiction : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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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  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Domestic fiction
Fiction
Format – détails additionnels : Online version:
Proulx, Annie.
Shipping news.
New York : Scribner ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1993
(OCoLC)647033834
Type d’ouvrage : Fiction
Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Annie Proulx
ISBN : 068419337X 9780684193373 9780671510053 0671510053
Numéro OCLC : 26502801
Interprète(s) : Kevin Spacey; Julianne Moore; Judi Dench; Cate Blanchett.
Récompenses : National Book Award for Fiction, 1993.
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1994.
Description : 337 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsabilité : 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  Lire la suite...

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Stephen Jones "Chicago Tribune" "The Shipping News" is that rare creation, a lyric page-turner.

 
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