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Annie Proulx


(E Annie Proulx)
USA flag (b.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 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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The Eight Mountains (2018)
Paolo Cognetti
"A fine book, a rich, achingly painful story that is made for all of us who have ever felt a hunger for the mountains. Few books have so accurately described the way stony heights can define one's sense of joy and rightness. And it is an exquisite unfolding of the deep way humans may love one another."

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