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The Northern Lights

(1987)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
National Book Award for Fiction Best Book (nominee)
In the frozen wilderness of northern Manitoba, fourteen-year-old Noah Krainik lives with his mother and cousin. With his quirky, cheerful best friend, Pelly Bay, he explores this exotic, lonely land - the domain of Cree Indians, trappers, missionaries, and fugitives from the modern world. When tragedy strikes, Noah must go on alone, discovering a new life in the south and the bustling of Toronto. It is there in the Northern Lights movie theatre - with a Cree family taking up residence in the projection booth, and the reappearance of his elusive father - that Noah becomes an adult.



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Hardback Editions

March 1987 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Northern Lights
Author(s): Howard Norman
ISBN: 0-671-53231-6 / 978-0-671-53231-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Summit Books
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Paperback Editions

September 2001 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Northern Lights: A Novel
Author(s): Howard Norman
ISBN: 0-312-28337-7 / 978-0-312-28337-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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April 1989 : UK Paperback

Title: The Northern Lights
Author(s): Howard Norman
ISBN: 0-571-15474-3 / 978-0-571-15474-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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1989 : USA Paperback
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Title: Northern Lights
Author(s): Howard Norman
ISBN: 1-173-68541-3 / 978-1-173-68541-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: London: Faber & Faber
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April 1988 : USA Paperback
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Title: Northern Lights
Author(s): Howard Norman
ISBN: 0-671-65877-8 / 978-0-671-65877-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Books
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July 1987 : UK Paperback
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Title: Northern Lights: Legends, Sagas and Folk Tales
Author(s): Kevin Crossley-Holland
ISBN: 0-571-14809-3 / 978-0-571-14809-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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