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Heart Songs and Other Stories (ARC)

Proulx, E. Annie

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ISBN 10: 0020360754 / ISBN 13: 9780020360759
Published by Scribner, New York, 1995
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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Title: Heart Songs and Other Stories (ARC)

Publisher: Scribner, New York

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition

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Before she wrote her Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller The Shipping News, E. Annie Proulx was already producing some of the finest short fiction in the country. Here are her collected stories, including two new works never before anthologized.
These stories reverberate with rural tradition, the rites of nature, and the rituals of small-town life. The country is blue-collar New England; the characters are native families and the dispossessed working class, whose heritage is challenged by the neorural bourgeoisie from the city; and the themes are as elemental as the landscape: revenge, malice, greed, passion. Told with skill and profundity and crafted by a master storyteller, these are lean, tough tales of an extraordinary place and its people.

About the Author:

Annie Proulx is the author of eight books, including the novel The Shipping News and the story collection Close Range. Her many honors include a Pulitzer Prize, a National Book Award, the Irish Times International Fiction Prize, and a PEN/Faulkner award. Her story “Brokeback Mountain,” which originally appeared in The New Yorker, was made into an Academy Award-winning film. Her most recent novel is Barkskins. She lives in Seattle.

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