The Resource The shipping news, Annie Proulx

The shipping news, Annie Proulx

Label
The shipping news
Title
The shipping news
Statement of responsibility
Annie Proulx
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
Quoyle retreats to Newfoundland with his daughters after the death of his unfaithful wife. There, as his family begins anew, Quoyle deals with his personal fears
Theme
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • National Book Award for Fiction, 1993.
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1994.
  • ALA Notable Book, 1994.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
050856
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Proulx, Annie
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
Target audience
adult
Label
The shipping news, Annie Proulx
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocm41550016
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st Scribner Classics ed.
Extent
337 pages
Isbn
9780684857916
Lccn
99234809
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)41550016
Label
The shipping news, Annie Proulx
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocm41550016
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st Scribner Classics ed.
Extent
337 pages
Isbn
9780684857916
Lccn
99234809
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)41550016

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