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The Shipping News


To tie-in with the film of The Shipping News starring Kevin Spacey, Julianne Moore, Cate Blanchett, Judi Dench. Annie Proulx's highly acclaimed, ... Show synopsis

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by Neville on Sep 12, 2008

E. Annie Proulx is an excellent writer, but for me, I liked the film version better. More


A modern classic, by a peerless storyteller

by JeffwithaJ on Jul 3, 2008

Annie Proulx is more than just a great short-story writer: She's one of the best authors alive today. Whether you read her short-fiction collections (like "Close Range: Wyoming Stories," which includes the story "Brokeback Mountain") or her novels (like "Accordion Crimes"), you're in for a remarkable ... More



by emmagrace on Mar 16, 2007

Annie Proulx is an excellent short story writer, and this book is no exception. The story is about a loser who moves to Nova Scotia with his kid after a divorce. He has self-esteem issues, and nobody loves him. He takes a job at the local newspaper reporting on the shipping news. He meets a crusty ... More

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