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E. Annie Proulx


Proulx was born in Norwich, Connecticut in 1935. Her father came from a French Canadian family. She spent thirty years in Vermont, where she was married three times and has three sons and a daughter. She also lived in Newfoundland. In 1995 she moved to Wyoming, where she now lives. She has been writing for a long time, but mainly articles relating to gardening and plants. Her success came in 1995 with the publication of The Shipping News, a novel about the hardships of life in Newfoundland.

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1980 Great Grapes!: Grow the Best Ever
1980 Making the Best Apple Cider
1980 Sweet & Hard Cider: Making it, Using it & Enjoying it (with Lew Nichols)
1981 ‘What’ll You Take for It?: Back to Barter
1981 Make Your Own Insulated Window Shutters
1982 The Complete Dairy Foods Cookbook: How to Make Everything from Cheese to Custard in Your Own Kitchen
1983 Plan and Make Your Own Fences & Gates, Walkways, Walls & Drives
1983 Gardener’s Journal and Record Book
1985 The Fine Art of Salad Gardening
1987 The Gourmet Gardener
1988 Heart Songs and Other Stories
1992 Postcards (novel)
1993 Fiction, Flyfishing and the Search for Innocence
1993 The Shipping News (novel)
1996 Accordion Crimes (novel)
1998 Brokeback Mountain
1999 Close Range: Wyoming Stories
2002 That Old Ace in the Hole (novel)
2004 Bad Dirt: Wyoming Stories 2
2008 Fine Just the Way It Is: Wyoming Stories 3
2008 Red Desert: History of a Place
2011 Bird Cloud: A Memoir
2016 Bark-Skins
2022 Fen, Bog and Swamp: A Short History of Peatland Destruction and Its Role in the Climate Crisis