The Shipping News | Study Guide

E. Annie Proulx

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The Shipping News | Character Map

Quoyle Overweight, unattractive middle-aged man Father Father Aunt Friends and later spouses Boss at newspaper Friends and coworkers Sunshine Quoyle Content and happy preschool girl Billy Pretty Bachelor; treasures local traditions and tales Agnis Hamm Skilled, self-reliant, middle-aged woman Wavey Prowse Reserved young widow and mother Jack Buggit Tough older man; fisherman; newspaper owner Bunny Quoyle Feisty but fearful young girl
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