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The shipping news / Annie Proulx.

Proulx, Annie. (Author).

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg FIC PRO (Text) 32826010890564 Adult Fiction Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch FIC.c Proulx (Text) 78294000102854 Adult Fiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch AWARD NTL 1993 (Text) 39391006756033 Award - Fic Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch AWARD PUL 1994 (Text) 39391006758120 Award - Fic Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 068485791X
  • ISBN: 9780684857916
  • Physical Description: 337 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner Classics edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner Classics, 1999.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Quoyle -- Love knot -- Strangle knot -- Cast away -- A rolling hitch -- Between ships -- The gammy bird -- A slipper hitch -- The mooring hitch -- The voyage of Nutbeem -- A breastpin of human hair -- The stern wave -- The Dutch cringle -- Wavey -- The upholstery shop -- Beety's kitchen -- The shipping news -- Lobster pie -- Good-bye, buddy -- Gaze Island -- Poetic navigation -- Dog and cats -- Maleficium -- Berry picking -- Oil -- Deadman -- Newsroom -- The skater's chain grip -- Alvin Yark -- The sun clouded over -- Sometimes you just lose it -- The hairy devil -- The cousin -- Dressing up -- The day's work -- Straitjacket -- Slingstones -- The sled dog driver's dream -- Shining hubcaps.
Summary, etc.: Quoyle, a third-rate newspaper hack, is wrenched violently out of his workaday life when his two-timing wife meets her just desserts. An aunt convinces Quoyle and his two emotionally disturbed daughters to return with her to the starkly beautiful coastal landscape of their ancestral home in Newfoundland.
Target Audience Note: 730 Lexile.
Awards Note: Pulitzer Prize, 1994
National Book Award, 1993
Subject: Newfoundland and Labrador > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.

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