Annie Proulx


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in Norwich, Connecticut, The United States
August 22, 1935

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Also published as E. Annie Proulx
Edna Annie Proulx is an American journalist and author. Her second novel, The Shipping News (1993), won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award for fiction in 1994. Her short story "Brokeback Mountain" was adapted as an Academy Award, BAFTA and Golden Globe Award-winning major motion picture released in 2005. Brokeback Mountain received massive critical acclaim and went on to be nominated for a leading eight Academy Awards, winning three of them. (However, the movie did not win Best Picture, a situation with which Proulx made public her disappointment.) She won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction for her first novel, Postcards. She has written most of her stories and books simply as Annie P
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The Shipping News

3.86 avg rating — 133,201 ratings — published 1993 — 126 editions
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Brokeback Mountain

3.95 avg rating — 31,850 ratings — published 1997 — 5 editions
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Close Range: Wyoming Stories

3.99 avg rating — 15,094 ratings — published 1999 — 67 editions
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Barkskins

3.79 avg rating — 15,785 ratings — published 2016 — 39 editions
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Accordion Crimes

3.59 avg rating — 6,798 ratings — published 1996 — 46 editions
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Postcards

3.75 avg rating — 5,249 ratings — published 1991 — 34 editions
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That Old Ace in the Hole

3.76 avg rating — 5,148 ratings — published 2002 — 40 editions
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Bad Dirt

3.96 avg rating — 3,318 ratings — published 2004 — 31 editions
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Fine Just the Way it Is

3.81 avg rating — 2,535 ratings — published 2008 — 33 editions
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Heart Songs and Other Stories

3.95 avg rating — 2,133 ratings — published 1988 — 25 editions
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“You know, one of the tragedies of real life is that there is no background music.”
Annie Proulx

“You should write because you love the shape of stories and sentences and the creation of different words on a page. Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write.”
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“I wish I knew how to quit you.”
Annie Proulx, Brokeback Mountain

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