The Shipping News

by: Annie Proulx

Context Quick Quiz

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At approximately what age did E. Annie Proulx begin writing fiction?

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What Canadian province did Proulx take nine extended trips to while researching The Shipping News?

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What natural resource was rapidly diminishing in Newfoundland as Proulx wrote The Shipping News?

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What did Proulx write to support herself for fifteen years?

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What prestigious literary award(s) did Proulx win for The Shipping News?