Shipping News by Annie Proulx
Shipping News: Book summary and reviews of Shipping News by Annie Proulx
Shipping News Summary
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, The Shipping News is a celebration of Annie Proulx's genius for storytelling and her vigorous contribution to the art of the novel.
Shipping News Reviews
"She is in her element both when creating haunting images ... and when lyrically rendering a routine of gray, cold days filled with cold cheeks, squidburgers, fried bologna and the sea." - Publishers Weekly
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Annie Proulx Author Biography
Edna Annie Proulx was born in Norwich, Connecticut, to parents of French-Canadian ancestry. She graduated from Deering High School in Portland, Maine, then attended Colby College "for a short period in the 1950s." She later returned to school, studying at the University of Vermont from 1966 to 1969, and graduated cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor of Arts in History in 1969. She got her Master of Arts from Sir George Williams University (now Concordia University) in Montreal, Quebec in 1973 and pursued, but did not complete, her Ph.D. Starting as a journalist, her first published work of fiction is thought to be "The Customs Lounge," a science fiction story published in the September 1963 issue of If, under the byline "E.A....
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