The Shipping News: Screenplay

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Hyperion, Jul 1, 2002 - Drama - 166 pages
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Review: The Shipping News: A Screenplay by Robert Nelson Jacobs

User Review  - Jamie Fodale - Goodreads

I did not enjoy this book. I kept reading in hopes of it getting better and it never did. It was well written, but the story line was severely lacking drama, heart ache or anything to draw you in and make you sympathize with the main character. Read full review

Review: The Shipping News: A Screenplay by Robert Nelson Jacobs

User Review  - Annemarie - Goodreads

I loved the mixed bag genre of this book. Travel, Romance and Cookery. I didn't find the romance overpowering as some did. I loved the section when she talks of her first visit to Venice and opens the ... Read full review

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E. Annie Proulx was born in Norwich, Connecticut on August 22, 1935. She graduated from the University of Vermont in 1969 and earned an M. A. from Sir George Williams University in Montreal in 1973. She was a journalist, wrote nonfiction articles for numerous publications, and was the author of several "how-to" books before beginning to write fiction in her 50s. She became the first woman to win the prestigious PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, for her debut novel Postcards. Her novel The Shipping News won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award in 1994. Accordion Crimes, published in 1996, won the Dos Passos Prize for literature. She also won the O. Henry prize for the year's best short story twice; in 1998 for Brokeback Mountain and in 1999 for The Mud Below. She has written more than fifty articles and stories for periodicals and edited Best American Short Stories of 1997. She currently lives in Wyoming.

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