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Dietz, Norman

Overview
Works: 305 works in 1,424 publications in 1 language and 46,490 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Poetry  Biography  Children's audiobooks  Action and adventure fiction  Satire  History  Nature stories  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Performer
Classifications: PS1305, 813.4
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Most widely held works about Norman Dietz
 
Most widely held works by Norman Dietz
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain( Recording )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a boy and a runaway slave as they float down the Mississippi River on a raft
The Odyssey by Homer( Recording )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Greek epic tells of the adventures of the hero Odysseus during his perilous and protracted journey home from the Trojan War
The adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain( Recording )

37 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a boy growing up in a nineteenth-century Mississippi River town as he plays hookey on an island, witnesses a crime, hunts for pirates' treasure, and becomes lost in a cave
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire on humanity and its morals, manners, art and politics. It takes the form of Lemuel Gulliver's journeys through four strange lands - Lilliput, Brobdingnag, Laputa, and the country of the Houyhhnms
Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain( )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With wit and nostalgia, Mark Twain transports you to America's past when steamboats ruled the mighty rivers. Aclaimed as the author's most brilliant non-fiction, Life on the Mississippi offers a unique glimpse into Twain's personal life before he became the most popular humorist of his time."--Container
White Fang by Jack London( )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures in the northern wilderness of a dog who is part wolf and how he comes to make his peace with man
Walking across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton( )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

78-year-old Mattie Rigsby tries to keep her life orderly. When she meets Wesley Benfield, she has to make a choice - between friendship and order. This is a humorous novel about old age and life in the South
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court by Mark Twain( )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Hank Morgan is cracked on the head by a crowbarin 19th century Connecticut, one of literature's most extraordinary fantasy tales begins to unfold. Awakening to find himself in the England of King Arthur, Morgan discovers a world of fear, injustice and ignorance hiding behind a Utopian mirage. The tough-minded Yankee must overcome daunting obstacles, including Merlin the magician as he sets out to enlighten sixth-century England
20,000 leagues under the sea by Jules Verne( )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a French scientist and his companions who travel the seven seas in the mid-nineteenth century as prisoners in the submarine of the mysterious Captain Nemo
The prince and the pauper by Mark Twain( )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bedraggled street urchin becomes "king for a day" while his twin, the pampered Prince of Wales is left to fend for himself among his seedier subjects
Roughing it : a personal narrative by Mark Twain( )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of Twain's three month pleasure trip to the mining towns of Nevada and how it came to last seven years
The man that corrupted Hadleyburg by Mark Twain( )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The title story of this collection of short stories features the tale of the "most honest and upright" town of Hadleyburg, whose residents boast of their unsmirched moral character. A stranger, offended by the pious reputation of the town, devises a plan to bring its honored residents to shame. Is there even one righteous man in Hadleyburg?
Tom Sawyer abroad by Mark Twain( )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom's plan to become famous involves Huck Finn and his friend Jim in a crusade to the Holy Land by balloon ascension
Mosby's men by John Henry Alexander( )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander presents a first hand account of the daring adventures, scenes and operations of Mosby's Rangers during the Civil War, spring 1864
The mutiny on board H.M.S. Bounty by William Bligh( )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Bligh documents a two year journey from Plymouth to Tahiti and back, including a mutiny that found him adrift in an open boat with only two day's rations and 47 days from landfall
Old Yeller by Fred Gipson( Recording )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stray dog was ugly, and a thieving rascal, too! But he sure was clever, and a smart dog could be a big help on the wild Texas frontier. Strong and courageous, Old Yeller proved that he could protect Travis' family from any sort of danger
Nailing it : the sound of distant hammering in the attic of my brain by Norman Dietz( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

During the Great Depression of the 1930s in the tiny village of Oliver, New York, deep in the snow country east of Buffalo, one young man, a local volunteer fireman, is determined to rescue his neighbors--from boredom and sadness if nothing else. He banishes both ennui and melancholy with community hijinks of manic inventiveness--and all too frequently breathtaking embarrassment--in his last years before a fatal encounter with an unsuspected cancer. The tale is a reminder that although life is short and unpredictable, its transience and danger can often be transformed by the love and even the downright silliness of those whose company we treasure
 
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Life on the Mississippi
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The OdysseyThe adventures of Tom SawyerGulliver's travelsLife on the MississippiWhite FangWalking across EgyptOld YellerNailing it : the sound of distant hammering in the attic of my brain