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Trickster and the Fainting Birds

By: Norman, Howard

Price: $175.00

Publisher: NY, Gulliver Books/harcourt Brace: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed By Author and Illustrator

Seller ID: 3776

ISBN: 0152008888

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by BOTH Howard Norman and Tom Pohrt on the title page. With spare grace and lively wit, acclaimed author Howard Norman offers readers seven Algonquian stories of the outrageous antics of this singular maverick. Tom Pohrt's richly detailed paintings invite us to follow where Trickster leads - across frozen lakes and thawing marshes, into ash storms and lightning-singed tree stumps, on a journey that carries us from trouble, to laughter, and finally, to wisdom. View more info

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The Bird Artist

By: Norman, Howard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1994

Edition: First U.K. Edition (true first)

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3778

ISBN: 0571171877

Condition: Fine


This copy has been boldly SIGNED by Howard Norman on the title page. In what has been reported as being the true first edition this is the first UK printing with an entirely different dustjacket from the US edition. The author's second novel, which won him his second National Book Award nomination. It begins with his "typical" phrasing "My name is Fabian Vas.You would not have heard of me.Yet I murdered the lighthouse keeper, Botho August.". View more info

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The Northern Lights

By: Norman, Howard

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NY, Summit: 1987

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3780

ISBN: 0671532316

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Howard Norman on the title page. Peter Matthiessen, Louis Erdrich, David Mamet, Barry Lopez and others are just some of the writers who have praised this remarkable first novel, "The Northern Lights", by Howard Norman. It is the story of a boy named Noah, who is raised in the remote one-house village of Paduola Lake, and his friend Pelly Bay, who lives in the Cree-Indian village of Quill. This is the first of Norman's books to be nominated for a National Book Award (the other was "The Bird Artist"). View more info

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The Museum Guard

By: Norman, Howard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3781

ISBN: 0374216495

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Howard Norman on the title page. The twice nominated National Book Award author's third novel. With a setting in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1938, it opens again in Mr. Norman's distinctive style - "The painting I stole for Imogen Linny, 'Jewess on a Street in Amsterdam', arrived to the Glace Museum, here in Halifax, on September 5, 1938." View more info

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The Haunting of L.

By: Norman, Howard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3782

ISBN: 0374168253

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Howard Norman on the title page. It is 1927. Young Peter Duvett has accepted a job as an assistant to the elusive portraitist Vienna Linn in the remote town of Churchill, Manitoba. Peter's life is about to change in ways he scarcely could have imagined. The tesxt starts - "In the four-poster bed, my employer's wife, Kala Murie, lying beside me, the world seemed in perfect order." View more info

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Kiss in the Hotel Joseph Conrad

By: Norman, Howard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Summit: 1989

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3783

ISBN: 067164419X

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Howard Norman on the title page. Here is a collection of seven stories by Howard Norman, whose first novel, "The Northern Lights", was nominated for the National Book Award. In settings from the Canadian North to Venice Beach, California, these stories unfold with irresistible honesty, creating a poetry all their own. View more info

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Where The Chill Came From (Cree Windigo Tales and Journeys)

By: Norman, Howard

Price: $65.00

Publisher: San Francisco, North Point Press: 1982

Edition: Simultaneous Wraps Issue

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3784

ISBN: 0865470480

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Howard Norman on the title page. This is the simultaneous wraps issue with dustjacket of the author's translation of these tales from the Northland. Mr. Norman has lived and travelled extensively in the subartic regions of Canada west of Hudson Bay, collecting and translating from Cree these thirty-one tales of confrontation with Windigos. View more info

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How Glooskap Outwits The Ice Giants and Other Tales of the Maritime Indians

By: Norman, Howard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Joy Street Books/Little Brown: 1989

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3787

ISBN: 0316611816

Condition: Near Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Howard Norman on the title page. Out of the rich storytelling tradition of the Maritime Indians steps the giant Glooskap who first creates human beings and then travels amon them - from the Bay of Fundy to the shores of New England. Here are six unusual tales, full of wit and wisdom, that aptly capture the rich mystical world of this mythic giant. Wood engravings by Michael McCurdy. Unobtrusive remainder mark accounts for the NF grading. View more info

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Northern Tales: Traditional Stories of Eskimo and Indian Peoples

By: Norman, Howard

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 1990

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3789

ISBN: 0394540603

Condition: Near Fine +


This copy has been SIGNED by Howard Norman on the title page. Gathering tales from the tribal peoples of Greenland, Canada, Russia, Alaska, and the polar region, which were told and retold through months of long winter night, "Northern Tales", reflects a rich diversity of traditions and cultures, spanning the Way-Back Time through the coming of the first white explorers. A remainder mark on the top edge accounts for the NF grading. View more info

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Who-Paddled-Backward-With-Trout

By: Norman, Howard

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, Joy Street Books/Little Brown: 1987

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3790

ISBN: 0316611824

Condition: Very Good


This copy has been SIGNED by Howard Norman on the title page. If you could choose a new name, what would it be? This is the dilemma facing one Cree Indian boy whose parents have named him, much to his dismay, Trout-With-Flattened-Nose. "I want a name I can be proud of," he tells them, runnung from the village. "I'll be back when I've thought of one!" Beautiful jacket - the bottom edge is marred by rubbing. However, the jacket is attractive. View more info

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The Museum Guard

By: Norman, Howard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Picador: 1998

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3791

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Howard Norman on the title page. The twice nominated National Book Award author's third novel. With a setting in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1938, it opens again in Mr. Norman's distinctive style - "The painting I stole for Imogen Linny, 'Jewess on a Street in Amsterdam', arrived to the Glace Museum, here in Halifax, on September 5, 1938." View more info

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The Bird Artist

By: Norman, Howard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5285

Condition: Fine


This title has been SIGNED by Howard Norman on the title page. "The Bird Artist" earned Mr. Norman his 2nd National Book Award Nomination. His distinctive style is evident from the outset of the story - "My name is Fabian Vas. I live in Witless Bay, Newfoundland. You would not have heard of me. Obscurity is not necessarily failure, though; I am a bird artist, and have more or less made a living at it. Yet I murdered the lighthouse keeper, Botho August, and that is an equal part of how I think of myself." A beautiful copy, in a dustjacket of Gold on Blue on White overlayment. View more info

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The Bird Artist

By: Norman, Howard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5286

Condition: Fine


This title has been SIGNED by Howard Norman on the title page. "The Bird Artist" earned Mr. Norman his 2nd National Book Award Nomination. His distinctive style is evident from the outset of the story - "My name is Fabian Vas. I live in Witless Bay, Newfoundland. You would not have heard of me. Obscurity is not necessarily failure, though; I am a bird artist, and have more or less made a living at it. Yet I murdered the lighthouse keeper, Botho August, and that is an equal part of how I think of myself." A beautiful copy, in a dustjacket of Gold on Blue on White overlayment. View more info

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The Girl Who Dreamed Only Geese and Other Tales of the Far North

By: Norman, Howard

Price: $85.00

Publisher: NY, Gulliver Books/harcourt Brace: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed By Author and Illustrator

Seller ID: 6578

ISBN: 0152309799

Condition: Fine


The book has been lavishly illustrated throughout by Caldecott Award winners Leo and Diane Dillon. This copy has been SIGNED by Howard Norman and both illustrators, Diane Dillon and Leo Dillon on the half-title page. By turns wild, mischievous, funny, and serious, Howard Norman's masterful retellings of ten Inuit tales introduce a seagull who longs to be human, an orphaned boy taken in by giants, a hunter caught by the puffins he pursues, and a young girl who alone has the power to dream geese down from the sky. View more info