WorldCat Identities

Dietz, Norman

Overview
Works: 297 works in 1,285 publications in 1 language and 46,836 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Poetry  Juvenile works  History  Satire  Action and adventure fiction  Children's audiobooks  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 )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,987 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 )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,666 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 )

33 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( )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 1,028 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( )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,003 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
A man without a country by Kurt Vonnegut( )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the greatest minds in American writing, Kurt Vonnegut has left an indelible impression on literature. Now this iconic figure shares his often hilarious and always insightful reflections on America, art, politics, and life in general
Walking across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton( )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 977 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
White Fang by Jack London( )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the desolate, frozen wilds of north-west Canada, a wolf-cub soon finds himself the sole survivor of the litter. Son of Kiche - half-wolf, half-dog - and the ageing wolf One Eye, he is thrust into a savage world where each day becomes a fight to stay alive
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court by Mark Twain( )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 955 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
The prince and the pauper by Mark Twain( )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 915 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
A journey to the center of the earth by Jules Verne( )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fantastic voyage is undertaken from a volcanic crater in Iceland to the center of the earth
The man that corrupted Hadleyburg by Mark Twain( )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 903 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?
20,000 leagues under the sea by Jules Verne( )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 901 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
Roughing it : a personal narrative by Mark Twain( )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two American originals, Mark Twain and the West, come together in this documentary of the author's seven-year "pleasure trip" to the silver mines of Nevada. Twain had originally planned the trip to be a three-month "vacation;" not surprisingly for someone of Twain's temperament, the trip lasted seven years. His journey, like his book, has a way of taking ever-unexpected turns
The bear in the attic by Patrick F McManus( Recording )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection of essays, McManus ponders the strange allure of the RV, a thirtieth-century hunting trip, the art of wrestling toads, the existential implications of being lost, the baffling tendency of animals to outsmart those who wish to hunt them, the singular pleasure of doubling the size of every fish one doesn't catch, and what happens when a bear named Pooky decides to hibernate in the attic
Tom Sawyer abroad by Mark Twain( )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 834 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( )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A first-hand account of the Civil War guerrilla unit commanded by John Mosby, and its activities in Northern Virginia, behind the enemy lines
The celebrated cases of Judge Dee( )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An authentic seventh-century Chinese magistrate solves three crimes
The mutiny on board H.M.S. Bounty by William Bligh( )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 746 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 )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 728 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
 
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Life on the Mississippi
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The OdysseyThe adventures of Tom SawyerGulliver's travelsLife on the MississippiA man without a countryWalking across EgyptWhite FangThe bear in the atticOld Yeller