The Shipping News, by Annie Proulx
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, The Shipping News focuses on Quoyle, a newspaper pressroom worker from upstate New York whose father emigrated from Newfoundland. Shortly after his parents' suicide, and his wife's death, his paternal aunt, Agnis Hamm, convinces him to return to Newfoundland for a new beginning, in their ancestral home on Quoyle's Point.
Used. Good condition. Wear and tear to the corners and bottom of the book.