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The Shipping News by Annie Proulx

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Postcards, Bad Dirt, Brokeback Mountain, Close Range, That Old Ace in the Hole, Barkskins, Fine Just the Way it Is, Accordion Crimes, The Shipping News, Heart Songs and Other Stories
Folks in the Texas panhandle do not like hog farms But Bob Dollar is determined to see his new job as hog site scout for Global Pork Rind through to the end However he is forced to face the idiosyncratic inhabitants of Woolybucket and to question his own notions of loyalty and home, Generations struggle in the American frontier West Every ranch had lost a boy thinks Dakotah Hicks as she drives through the hammered red landscape of Wyoming boys smiling sure in their risks healthy tipped out of the current of life by liquor and acceleration rodeo smashups bad horses deep irrigation ditches high trestles tractor rollovers and unloaded guns Her boy too The trip along this road was a roll call of grief, In the late seventeenth century two penniless young Frenchmen Ren Sel and Charles Duquet arrive in New France Bound to a feudal lord a i seigneur i for three years in exchange for land they become wood cutters barkskins Ren suffers extraordinary hardship oppressed by the forest he is charged with clearing He is forced to marry a Mi kmaw woman and their descendants live trapped between two inimical cultures But Duquet crafty and ruthless runs away from the seigneur becomes a fur trader then sets up a timber business Proulx tells the stories of the descendants of Sel and Duquet over three hundred years their travels across North America to Europe China and New Zealand under stunningly brutal conditions the revenge of rivals accidents pestilence Indian attacks and cultural annihilation Over and over again they seize what they can of a presumed infinite resource leaving the modern day characters face to face with possible ecological collapse br, The story of Loyal Blood a man who spends a lifetime on the run from a crime so terrible that it renders him forever incapable of touching a woman The odyssey begins on a freezing Vermont hillside in and propels Blood across the American West