skip to content
The shipping news Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The shipping news

Author: Annie Proulx
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Touchstone edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
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.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

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.
More information:

Abstract:

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...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

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

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (1)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/30360729> # The shipping news
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "30360729" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1728849> ; # Families
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/932208#Topic/families_newfoundland_and_labrador> ; # Families--Newfoundland and Labrador
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1296050> ; # Newfoundland and Labrador.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/932208#Topic/domestic_fiction> ; # Domestic fiction
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/932208#Topic/newfoundland_and_labrador_fiction> ; # Newfoundland and Labrador--Fiction
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/813.54/e20/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/932208#Place/newfoundland_and_labrador> ; # Newfoundland and Labrador
   schema:awards "Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 1994." ;
   schema:bookEdition "1st Touchstone ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/932208#Person/proulx_annie> ; # Annie Proulx
   schema:datePublished "1994" ;
   schema:description "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."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/932208> ;
   schema:genre "Miscellaneous fiction"@en ;
   schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
   schema:genre "Domestic fiction"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "The shipping news"@en ;
   schema:productID "30360729" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/30360729#PublicationEvent/new_york_simon_&_schuster_1994> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/932208#Agent/simon_&_schuster> ; # Simon & Schuster
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0640/94016863-s.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780671510053> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/30360729> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/932208#Agent/simon_&_schuster> # Simon & Schuster
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Simon & Schuster" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/932208#Person/proulx_annie> # Annie Proulx
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Proulx" ;
   schema:givenName "Annie" ;
   schema:name "Annie Proulx" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/932208#Place/newfoundland_and_labrador> # Newfoundland and Labrador
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Newfoundland and Labrador" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/932208#Topic/newfoundland_and_labrador_fiction> # Newfoundland and Labrador--Fiction
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Newfoundland and Labrador--Fiction"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1296050> # Newfoundland and Labrador.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Newfoundland and Labrador." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1728849> # Families
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Families"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780671510053>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0671510053" ;
   schema:isbn "9780671510053" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.