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Author: Annie Proulx
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Touchstone edView all editions and formats
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Quoyle returns to his family's longtime home, a small fishing town in Newfoundland with his young daughter. Though Quoyle has had little success thus far in life, his shipping news column in the local newspaper finds an audience, and his experiences in the town begin to change his life.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Miscellaneous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0671510053 9780671510053
OCLC Number: 30360729
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 1994.
Description: 337 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: 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  Read more...

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

 
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