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by Annie Proulx
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When Quoyles two-timing wife meets her just desserts, he retreats with his two daughters to his ancestral home on the starkly beautiful Newfoundland coast, where a rich cast of local characters and family members all play a part in Quoyles struggle to reclaim his life. As Quoyle confronts his private demons--and the unpredictable forces of nature and society--he begins t