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Lewis, Norman 1912-2006

Overview
Works: 80 works in 647 publications in 4 languages and 11,150 library holdings
Genres: Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Dictionaries  Controlled vocabularies  Reference works  Juvenile works  Biography  Programmed instructional materials  Terms and phrases 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PE1591, 423.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Norman Lewis
 
Most widely held works by Norman Lewis
The new Roget's Thesaurus of the English language in dictionary form by Norman Lewis( Book )

68 editions published between 1961 and 1978 in English and held by 2,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extensive entries of alphabetically listed words with listings of their synonyms and cross references
How to read better and faster by Norman Lewis( Book )

50 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This famous book, used by the U.S. Air Force, Marine Corps, and more than 100 leading universities and colleges, can show you : how to get more out of books, magazines and newspapers ; how to retain more of what you read ; how to glance at a page and absorb the main ideas ; how to complete a light novel in a single sitting ; how to build your reading vocabulary ; how to increase your powers of concentration ; how to knife through masses of reading matter quickly and efficiently ; how to double - or even triple - your reading speed."--Cover
30 days to a more powerful vocabulary by Wilfred J Funk( Book )

71 editions published between 1942 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide that offers advice and specific instructions on methods of acquiring a larger, more effective vocabulary
Word power made easy : the complete handbook for building a superior vocabulary by Norman Lewis( Book )

31 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exercises designed to develop vocabulary skills present words together with their pronunciations, definitions and use in sentences
The new Roget's thesaurus in dictionary form by Norman Lewis( Book )

50 editions published between 1961 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This thesaurus contains thousands of words, including colloquialisms, slang and scientific terms. Each listing of a word contains the synonyms that best define it, plus a cross reference to at least one other word
Word power made easy; the complete three-week vocabulary builder by Norman Lewis( Book )

33 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exercises designed to develop vocabulary skills present words together with their pronunciations, definitions and use in sentences
Dictionary of modern pronunciation by Norman Lewis( Book )

9 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alphabetical listing of the 9000 most controversial words in American pronunciation
Dictionary of correct spelling, a handy reference guide by Norman Lewis( Book )

14 editions published between 1962 and 1983 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correct spelling made easy by Norman Lewis( Book )

11 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty days to better English by Norman Lewis( Book )

19 editions published between 1964 and 1985 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each of thirty short chapters zeroes in on a different aspect of grammar, usage, spelling, and pronuncation, with challenging exercises to help monitor your progress
The comprehensive word guide by Norman Lewis( Book )

5 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

20 days to better spelling by Norman Lewis( Book )

11 editions published between 1953 and 1989 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The changing sky : travels of a novelist by Norman Lewis( Book )

16 editions published between 1959 and 1984 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tenth year of the ship by Norman Lewis( Book )

15 editions published between 1962 and 1998 in English and French and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronique d'une petite ville espagnole au lendemain de la guerre, où la population, jusqu'ici épargnée par les démons de l'époque, découvre soudain les tentations de la modernité. Un homme ne cesse de s'étonner de la propension de ses congénères à détruire au nom du progrès qu'ils n'arrivent pas à maîtriser, les lieux d'un art de vivre qu'ils avaient mis des siècles à créer
New power with words by Norman Lewis( Book )

9 editions published between 1964 and 1974 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instant word power by Norman Lewis( Book )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The modern thesaurus of synonyms, formerly The comprehensive word guide by Norman Lewis( Book )

11 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The volcanoes above us by Norman Lewis( Book )

23 editions published between 1957 and 1969 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the truth behind such beliefs as "Cats can see in total darkness," "Cats have nine lives," and "A cat signals its feelings with its tail."
Better English by Norman Lewis( Book )

17 editions published between 1956 and 1981 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to get more out of your reading by Norman Lewis( Book )

3 editions published between 1951 and 1956 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The new Roget's thesaurus in dictionary form
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Alternative Names
Lewis, Norman, 1912-

Norman Lewis American writer

Norman Lewis écrivain américain

Norman Lewis escriptor estatunidenc

Norman Lewis (fencer) Amerikaans schermer (1915-2006)

Norman Lewis (grammarian) Amerikaans lexicograaf (1912-2006)

نورمن لوئیس

ਨੌਰਮਨ ਲਿਊਈਸ

루이스, 노르만 1912-2006

루이스, 노만 1912-2006

루이스, 노먼 1912-2006

Languages
English (466)

French (6)

Chinese (2)

Turkish (1)