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Annie Proulx


(E Annie Proulx)
USA flag (1935 - )

Annie Proulx published her first novel Postcards in 1991 at the age of 56. She is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Shipping News, the acclaimed novel, Accordion Crimes, and the bestselling short story collection, Close Range.
 
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Awards
National Book Award for Fiction Best Book winner (1993) : The Shipping News
PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book winner (1993) : Postcards
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Best Book winner (1994) : The Shipping News
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (1997) : Accordion Crimes
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2000) : Close Range


Annie Proulx recommends
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A Place in Mind (1989)
Sydney Lea
"A Place in Mind is full of brilliant images and strange poetic details, and the quality of writing is superb - so good it hurts to read it."
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A Goat's Song (1994)
Dermot Healy
"A rare and powerful book."
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Baltimore's Mansion (1999)
Wayne Johnston
"Wayne Johnston is a brilliant and accomplished writer, and his Newfoundland... is vivid and sharp."
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The Whole Hog (2000)
Aidan Higgins
"Ferocious and dazzling... He is one of our great writers."
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Little Infamies (2002)
Panos Karnezis
"The literary find of the year."
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The Clearing (2002)
Tim Gautreaux
"The finest American novel in a long, long time."
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Harbor (2004)
Lorraine Adams
"A strong and disturbing book."
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Augusta Locke (2006)
William Haywood Henderson
"Some of the most evocative and transcendently beautiful prose in contemporary American literature."
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The End (2008)
Salvatore Scibona
"The End is an outstanding work in all the right ways."
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The Alaskan Travels (2012)
Edward Hoagland
"Hoagland is our wild world's literary virtuoso."
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The Gargoyle Hunters (2017)
John Freeman Gill
"Yards and yards of beautiful writing."
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The Nightingale Won't Let You Sleep (2017)
Steven Heighton
"This book won’t let the reader sleep… a rich and disturbing literary thriller."

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