Annie Proulx
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Annie Proulx

Annie Proulx's The Shipping News won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the National Book Award for Fiction, and the Irish Times International Fiction Prize. She is the author of two other novels: Postcards, winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award, and Accordion Crimes. She has also written two collections of short stories, Heart Songs and Other Stories and Close Range. In 2001, The Shipping News was made into a major motion picture. Annie Proulx lives in Wyoming and Newfoundland.

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    • The Shipping News

    • By: Annie Proulx
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 387
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 348
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 349

    At 36, Quoyle, a third-rate newspaperman, is wrenched violently out of his workaday life when his two-timing wife gets her just desserts....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Can't Explain Why I Love This Book

    • By Polly on 03-06-12

    Regular price: $23.58

    • Barkskins

    • A Novel
    • By: Annie Proulx
    • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
    • Length: 25 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,076
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 988
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 987

    In the late 18th century, Rene Sel, an illiterate woodsman, makes his way from Northern France to New France to seek a living....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awe-Inspiring, Far-Reaching Epic

    • By W Perry Hall on 06-30-16

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Brokeback Mountain

    • By: Annie Proulx
    • Narrated by: Campbell Scott
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,002
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 297
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 299

    At first, sharing an isolated tent, the attraction is casual, inevitable, but something deeper catches them that summer....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Because quitting someone is not that easy...

    • By Inkish Kingdoms on 08-21-17

    Regular price: $9.27

    • Close Range

    • Wyoming Stories (Selected Unabridged Stories)
    • By: Annie Proulx
    • Narrated by: Frances Fisher, Bruce Greenwood, Campbell Scott
    • Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 144
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73

    Annie Proulx's masterful language and fierce love of Wyoming are evident in this collection of stories about loneliness, quick violence, and wrong kinds of love....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Wonderfully Ironic and Surprising Read

    • By Susan L. Stewart on 04-21-12

    Regular price: $17.00

    • That Old Ace in the Hole

    • By: Annie Proulx
    • Narrated by: Tom Stechschulte
    • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87

    Annie Proulx's That Old Ace in the Hole is told through the eyes of Bob Dollar, a young Denver man trying to make good in a bad world....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Doesn't work as a novel

    • By Sarah on 05-30-12

    Regular price: $23.58

    • Bad Dirt

    • Wyoming Stories #2
    • By: Annie Proulx
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    In every story in this book, Annie Proulx displays her wit and her knowledge of the West, of history, and, most of all, of characters who must use sheer will and courage to make it in tough territory....

    Regular price: $15.36

    • Accordion Crimes

    • By: Annie Proulx
    • Narrated by: Tom Stechschulte
    • Length: 18 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Accordion Crimes opens in 1890 in Sicily as an accordion maker completes his finest instrument and dreams of owning a music store in America....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Just too depressing

    • By Annette on 06-14-11

    Regular price: $23.58

    • Fine Just The Way It Is

    • Wyoming Stories 3
    • By: Annie Proulx
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    Proulx's characters try to climb out of poverty and desperation but get cut down as if the land itself wanted their blood....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Even the Devil can’t homestead in Wyoming.

    • By Louis on 07-01-12

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Bird Cloud

    • A Memoir
    • By: Annie Proulx
    • Narrated by: Joan Allen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28

    "Bird Cloud” is the name Annie Proulx gave to 640 acres of Wyoming wetlands and prairie and 400-foot cliffs plunging down to the North Platte River....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Craft vs. History

    • By Drinker on 06-20-11

    Regular price: $26.60

    • Liebe 1-5

    • By: Hagen Rether
    • Narrated by: Hagen Rether
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Hagen Rether, mit Preisen hochdekorierter Kabarettist, bringt im Plauderton böse Wahrheiten unters Volk - genau beobachtet und ohne Rücksicht...

    Regular price: $15.67

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