The Shipping News Summary
E. Annie Proulx

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The Shipping News Overview

The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx is a novel about Quoyle – a 36-year-old man who is devoted to his cheating wife Petal and their two daughters. Petal is killed in a car accident and Quoyle moves his family up to Newfoundland where he takes a job at a newspaper covering what ships are in port. Quoyle is soon promoted to editor and meets a woman named Wavey. He is eventually able to confront his past and open himself up to love again. He marries Wavey and settles into his new life that brings him much joy and contentment.

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