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Howard Norman


Born
in Toledo, Ohio, The United States
March 04, 1949

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Howard A. Norman (born 1949), is an American award-winning writer and educator. Most of his short stories and novels are set in Canada's Maritime Provinces. He has written several translations of Algonquin, Cree, Eskimo, and Inuit folklore. His books have been translated into 12 languages. ...more

Average rating: 3.64 · 11,849 ratings · 1,913 reviews · 41 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Bird Artist

3.83 avg rating — 3,512 ratings — published 1994 — 14 editions
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What Is Left the Daughter

3.46 avg rating — 2,727 ratings — published 2010 — 17 editions
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I Hate to Leave This Beauti...

3.69 avg rating — 932 ratings — published 2013 — 11 editions
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The Museum Guard

3.57 avg rating — 867 ratings — published 1998 — 18 editions
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My Darling Detective

3.34 avg rating — 841 ratings — published 2017 — 7 editions
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Next Life Might Be Kinder

3.66 avg rating — 732 ratings — published 2014 — 8 editions
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The Ghost Clause

3.50 avg rating — 485 ratings — published 2019 — 7 editions
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The Haunting of L

3.58 avg rating — 445 ratings — published 2001 — 10 editions
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The Northern Lights

3.87 avg rating — 334 ratings — published 1987 — 6 editions
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Devotion

3.40 avg rating — 265 ratings — published 2007 — 4 editions
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“What good is intelligence,' Akutagawa asked, 'if you can't ever discover a useful melancholy?”
Howard Norman

“Friendship is provisional, you have to keep earning it, back and forth, give the gift that's only each other's to give”
Howard Norman

“Anyway, who in their right mind would ever say a person was supposed to be happy? In your life happiness is either cut to your length or isn't.”
Norman, Howard

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