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That Old Ace in the Hole

(2002)
A novel by

 
 
The new novel from Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Proulx, author of THE SHIPPING NEWS. A richly textured story of one man's struggle to make good in the inhospitable ranch country of the Texas panhandle, told with razor wit and a masterly sense of place. 'An absolute corker of a novel which manages the dual feat of being a serious satire on the evils of global capitalism, and a personal comedy of Dickensian dimensions. ' A N Wilson, Daily TelegraphSome folks in the Texas panhandle do not like hog farms. But Bob Dollar, the newly-hired hog site scout for Global Pork Rind, intends to do his job. Bob must contend with tough men and women like ancient Freda Beautyrooms who controls a ranch he covets, and Ace Crouch, the windmiller who defies the hog farms. As Bob settles in at La Von Fronk's bunkhouse and lends a hand at Cy Frease's Old Dog Cafe, he is forced to question everything. 'Proulx's own ace in the hole is her brilliance at evoking place and landscape. She sets about drawing the vast distances and parched flatlands of Texas with almost immeasurable skill.



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Hardback Editions

May 2003 : UK Hardback

Title: That Old Ace in the Hole
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0-7531-6941-X / 978-0-7531-6941-4 (UK edition)
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1993 : UK Hardback
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Title: That Old Ace in the Hole
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0-00-715151-9 / 978-0-00-715151-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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December 2002 : USA Hardback
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Title: That Old Ace in the Hole
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0-684-81307-6 / 978-0-684-81307-3 (USA edition)
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December 2002 : USA Hardback
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Title: That Old Ace in the Hole: A Novel
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0-7432-4092-8 / 978-0-7432-4092-5 (USA edition)
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Paperback Editions

February 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: That Old Ace in the Hole
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0-00-715152-7 / 978-0-00-715152-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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June 2003 : UK Paperback
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Title: That Old Ace in the Hole
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0-00-716182-4 / 978-0-00-716182-9 (UK edition)
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December 2003 : UK Paperback
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Title: That Old Ace in the Hole
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0-7531-6942-8 / 978-0-7531-6942-1 (UK edition)
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August 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: That Old Ace in the Hole: A Novel
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0-7432-4248-3 / 978-0-7432-4248-6 (USA edition)
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2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: That Old Ace in the Hole
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0-00-715420-8 / 978-0-00-715420-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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June 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: That Old Ace in the Hole
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0-7432-4148-7 / 978-0-7432-4148-9 (USA edition)
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September 2002 : USA Paperback
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Title: That Old Ace in the Hole
Author(s): Annie Proulx, E A Proulx
ISBN: 0-7432-4147-9 / 978-0-7432-4147-2 (USA edition)
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June 1905 : USA Paperback
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Title: That Old Ace In The Hole
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0-9654953-4-5 / 978-0-9654953-4-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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Audio Editions

April 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: That Old Ace in the Hole
Author(s): Annie Proulx
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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April 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: That Old Ace in the Hole
Author(s): Annie Proulx
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2003 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: That Old Ace in the Hole
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN: 1-4025-3856-1 / 978-1-84197-731-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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2003 : USA Audio CD
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Title: That Old Ace in the Hole
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN: 1-4025-4228-3 / 978-1-84197-845-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC
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December 2002 : USA Audio edition
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Title: That Old Ace in the Hole
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Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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December 2002 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: That Old Ace in the Hole
Author(s): Annie Proulx
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November 2002 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: That Old Ace in the Hole
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0-7435-2497-7 / 978-0-7435-2497-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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November 2002 : USA Audio CD
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Title: That Old Ace in the Hole
Author(s): Annie Proulx
ISBN: 0-7435-2498-5 / 978-0-7435-2498-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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Kindle Editions

September 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: That Old Ace in the Hole
Author(s): Annie Proulx
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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December 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: That Old Ace in the Hole
Author(s): Annie Proulx
Publisher: Scribner
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