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Accordion Crimes

(1996)
A novel by

 
Awards
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book (nominee)
Reissued to coincide with THAT OLD ACE IN THE HOLE (Jan 03), the new novel from the Pulitzer-prize winning author of 'The Shipping News'. In 'Accordion Crimes' the hallucinatory power of Proulx's language and the radiance of her sentences confirm her genius. Accordion Crimes is a masterpiece of story-telling that spans a century and a continent. It opens in 1890 in Sicily, when an accordion maker and his son, carrying little more than his finest button accordion, begin their voyage to the teeming, violent port of New Orleans. Within a year, the accordion maker is murdered by an anti-Italian lynch mob, but his instrument carries the novel into another community of immigrants, German-Americans, founding a new town in South Dakota. Moving from South Dakota to Texas, from Montana to Maine, the nine instantly compelling and intricately connected sections of the novel illuminate the lives of the founders of a nation, descendants of Mexicans, Poles, Germans, the Irish, Scots, and Franco-Canadians. Through the music of the accordion they express their fantasies, sorrows and exuberance.

 
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Hardback Editions

September 1998 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Accordion Crimes
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0-7651-0770-8 / 978-0-7651-0770-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Smithmark Pub
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October 1996 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Accordion Crimes
Author(s): E Annie Proulx
ISBN: 1-85702-508-3 / 978-1-85702-508-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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September 1996 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Accordion Crimes
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0-7862-0801-5 / 978-0-7862-0801-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Pr
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June 1996 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Accordion Crimes
Author(s): E Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0-684-19548-8 / 978-0-684-19548-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
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1996 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Accordion Crimes
Author(s): E Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0-684-83311-5 / 978-0-684-83311-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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Paperback Editions

June 1997 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Accordion Crimes
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN: 1-85702-575-X / 978-1-85702-575-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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June 1997 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Accordion Crimes
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0-684-83154-6 / 978-0-684-83154-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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June 1996 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Accordion Crimes
Author(s): E Annie Proulx
ISBN: 1-85702-509-1 / 978-1-85702-509-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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January 1996 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: Accordion Crimes
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0-684-83282-8 / 978-0-684-83282-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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1996 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: ACCORDION CRIMES
Author(s): E Annie Proulx
ISBN: 1-85702-534-2 / 978-1-85702-534-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Scribner [1996], [New York]
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Audio Editions

April 2011 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Accordion Crimes
Author(s): Annie Proulx
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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2006 : USA Audio Cassette
thumbTitle: Accordion Crimes
Author(s): E Annie Proulx
ISBN: 1-4025-3352-7 / 978-1-4025-3352-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: RecordedBooks
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April 2000 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Accordion Crimes
Author(s): Annie Proulx
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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April 2000 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: Accordion Crimes
Author(s): Annie Proulx
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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January 1999 : USA Audio Cassette
thumbTitle: Accordion Crimes
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0-671-04519-9 / 978-0-671-04519-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audioworks
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November 1996 : USA Audio Cassette
thumbTitle: Accordion Crimes
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0-671-85659-6 / 978-0-671-85659-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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July 1996 : USA Audio Cassette
thumbTitle: Accordion Crimes
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0-671-52130-6 / 978-0-671-52130-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audioworks
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Kindle Editions

February 2013 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Accordion Crimes
Author(s): Annie Proulx
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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December 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Accordion Crimes
Author(s): Annie Proulx
Publisher: Scribner
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