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Perrin, Noel

Overview
Works: 79 works in 214 publications in 4 languages and 12,737 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Book reviews  Reviews  Anecdotes  Pictorial works  Fiction  Exhibition, pictorial works  Humor 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: S521.5.V5, 974.363
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Dr. Bowdler's legacy; a history of expurgated books in England and America by Noel Perrin( Book )

29 editions published between 1969 and 1994 in English and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes chapters on the censorship of the works of William Shakespeare and the Bible
Giving up the gun : Japan's reversion to the sword, 1543-1879 by Noel Perrin( Book )

32 editions published between 1979 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Hideyoshi, the regent of Japan at the time, took the first step toward the control of firearms. It was a very small step, and it was not taken simply to protect feudal lords from being shot at by peasants but to get all weapons out of the hands of civilians. He said nothing about arms control. Instead, he announced that he was going to build a statue of Buddha that would make all existing statues look like midgets. It would be so enormous (the figure was about twice the scale of the Statue of Liberty), that many tons of iron would be needed just for the braces and bolts. Still more was required to erect the accompanying temple, which was to cover a piece of ground something over an eighth of a mile square. All farmers, ji-samurai, and monks were invited to contribute their swords and guns to the cause. They were, in fact, required to. -- from publisher description
A child's delight by Noel Perrin( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Limiting his scope to those works already overlooked or in danger of slipping from view, Perrin leads us through a wide spectrum of fiction, ranging from stories for the very youngest listeners to nuanced novels for the adolescent reader. There is something here for every child: dolls and their houses; animals of varied talents and personalities; travels through time and space; romances promised, sometimes failed, sometimes realized; castles and battling warriors; magic of familiar as well as alien worlds; historical bits woven into textured stories. Richard Adams, Leslie Brooke, Arthur Conan Doyle, Wanda Gag, Rumer Godden, Anne Lindbergh, Hugh Lofting, Jean Merrill, Ernest Thompson Seton, Margery Sharp, Dodie Smith, and others know what if feels like to be a kid in an adult world. As does Noel Perrin - and so will the readers of A Child's Delight."--Jacket
A reader's delight by Noel Perrin( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American boys handy book : what to do and how to do it by Daniel Carter Beard( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 1890 manual of pastimes which includes instructions for making kites, fishing poles, a blow gun, boats, and theatrical costumes, and for raising dogs, stuffing animals, stocking an aquarium, and camping
The Adventures of Jonathan Corncob, loyal American refugee, written by himself( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mills and factories of New England by Serge Hambourg( Book )

6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amateur sugar maker by Noel Perrin( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The view from the kingdom : a New England album by Richard Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Noel Perrin sampler by Noel Perrin( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last person rural : essays by Noel Perrin( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A passport secretly green by Noel Perrin( Book )

5 editions published in 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three farms : making milk, meat and money from the American soil by Mark Kramer( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Farms is about the people who farm the American soil - and about the complex world of money and technology that they now inhabit. For many readers, the word Farm calls to mind tranquil Currier and Ives scenes, and indeed most of our crops still grow on family farms. Yet agriculture is changing fast, and entrepreneurial control of our food supply is rapidly shifting out of the hands of small farmers and into the hands of those wise in the ways of high finance and national marketing. By following the lives of individual farmers Mark Kramer captures a complicated system in motion, and helps the reader make sense of what may become the most vital of all political questions: where will your next meal come from?
First person rural : essays of a sometime farmer by Noel Perrin( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vermont in all weathers by Sonja Bullaty( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making maple syrup : a beginner's guide by Noel Perrin( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life
New England memories by Dennis Stock( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second person rural : more essays of a sometime farmer by Noel Perrin( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First person rural by Noel Perrin( Recording )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author forsook New York City for the advantages of a rural lifestyle in Vermont. The short stories collected here tell of his experiences
Outsiders inside Vermont : three centuries of visitors' viewpoints on the Green Mountain State, an anthology( Book )

in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A child's delight
Alternative Names
Noel Perrin American writer

Noel Perrin Amerikaans schrijver (1927-2004)

Noel Perrin escriptor estatunidenc

Noel Perrin escritor estadounidense

Perrin, Edwin Noel

Perrin, Ned

ペリン, ノエル

Languages
English (138)

Japanese (7)

German (5)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Giving up the gun : Japan's reversion to the sword, 1543-1879A child's delightA reader's delightThe American boys handy book : what to do and how to do itAmateur sugar makerFirst person rural : essays of a sometime farmerMaking maple syrup : a beginner's guideSecond person rural : more essays of a sometime farmer