Search Results: "Norton Girault"


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OUT AMONG THE ROOSTER MEN by Norton Girault
Released: Feb. 13, 2012

"An engaging, worthwhile collection of connected stories."
A collection of short stories that cover war, love and life from the Great Depression to Generation X. Read full book review >

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NORTON AND ALPHA by Kristyna Litten
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"A quietly amusing fable that highlights the importance of nature in a mechanical world. (Picture book. 4-7)"
What is that strange red object sticking up out of the ground? Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"Thorough but perhaps overlavish with detail."
A British historian's punctilious narrative about the tragic but colorful life of Caroline Norton (1808-1877), a neglected 19th-century champion of women's rights. Read full book review >

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GOLDEN TRILLIUM by Andre Norton
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 15, 1993

"A satisfying installment, independently intelligible, with at least one more (from Bradley) still to come."
Third in the fantasy series following Black Trillium (1990, coauthored by Marion Zimmer Bradley, Julian May, and Norton) and Blood Trillium (1992, by May solo). Read full book review >

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WIZARDS' WORLDS by Andre Norton
Released: Nov. 24, 1989

Thirteen substantial tales, 1953-85, from short to novella length, showing Norton's complete range from sword and sorcery to science fiction. Read full book review >

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AS: A Surfeit of Similes by Norton Juster
Released: March 24, 1989

The author of The Phantom Tollbooth (1961) returns with a delightful, and exhaustive, exploration of smiles: explicit comparisons that "reveal the. . .essence of whatever we want to describe. . .to enlarge our understanding or perception of human experience and observation." Read full book review >

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WRAITHS OF TIME by Andre Norton
Released: Aug. 18, 1976

"Save this for those time-space pockets in which the Norton name itself is a powerful fetish."
Ashake, a Nubian princess of the blood, knows that she had a prior existence as black archaeologist Tallahassee Mitford before being pulled bodily through a time warp and into the ancient kingdom of Meroe as it is—or was—in some other continuum. Read full book review >

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THE JARGOON PARD by Andre Norton
Released: Sept. 10, 1974

"Perhaps."
If "jargoon pard" sounds like either an obscure spoonerism or an anagram, put yourself in a properly somber fantasy.receptive frame of mind and be advised that a jargoon is a semiprecious stone and a jargoon pard is thus a (leo)pard skin belt of magical werepeople properties with the power to turn young Kethan into a snarling pard beast. Read full book review >

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REBEL SPURS by Andre Norton
Released: Sept. 24, 1962

"In traditional Andre Norton fashion, the prose and dialogue are well-done and the plot is carefully and cleverly constructed."
After fighting for the Confederate army in the Civil War, Drew Rennic goes to Arizona in search of his father. Read full book review >

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CATSEYE by Andre Norton
Released: Sept. 1, 1961

"Matter-of-fact details and a fast-moving if somewhat murky plot are sure to absorb young science fiction fans."
Once more Andre Norton whirls his reader far into space worlds of the future and adventures in inter-planetary intrigue. Read full book review >

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RIDE PROUD, REBEL! by Andre Norton
Released: April 28, 1961

"A moving and suspenseful tale which carries a conviction of reality."
Andre Norton- in a new role- weaves a substantial and dramatic narrative with the Civil War as its focus. Read full book review >

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GALACTIC DERELICT by Andre Norton
Released: Oct. 19, 1959

"There's a hint of racial antagonism- a chip on the shoulder attitude- at the start, for Travis is an Apache but it has a negligible part in the story, though Travis' background and training stand him in good stead."
Andre Norton has no peer in his chosen field of science fiction for teen agers. Read full book review >