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Maclean, Norman 1902-1990

Overview
Works: 76 works in 431 publications in 11 languages and 14,911 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Domestic fiction  Biographical films  Fishing stories  Short stories  Film adaptations  Bildungsromans  Western films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: SD421.32.M9, 813.54
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Young men & fire by Norman Maclean( Book )
41 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,651 libraries worldwide
On August 5, 1949, a crew of fifteen Smokejumpers, the United States Forest Service's elite airborne firefighters, stepped into the sky above a remote forest fire in the Montana wilderness. Less than two hours after their jump, all but three of these men were dead or fatally burned. Exactly what happened in Mann Gulch that day has been obscured by years of grief and controversy. Now a master storyteller finally gives the Mann Gulch fire its due as tragedy. Norman Maclean first saw the Mann Gulch fire as it still burned in mid-August 1949, and even then he knew he would one day become a part of its story. Maclean spent the last fourteen years of his life studying and reliving the fire. Young Men and Fire is the long-awaited result, a story of Montana, of the ways of wildfires, firefighters, and fire scientists, and especially of a crew, young and proud, who "hadn't learned to count the odds and to sense they might owe the universe a tragedy." This tale is also Maclean's own, the story of a writer obsessed by a strange and human horror, unable to let the truth die with these young men, searching for the last - and lasting - word. Nature's violence collides with human fallibility in Young Men and Fire. The Smokejumpers in Mann Gulch are trapped by a "blowup," a deadly explosion of flame and wind rarely encountered and little understood at the time. Only seconds ahead of the approaching firestorm, the foreman, R. Wagner Dodge, throws himself into the ashes of an "escape fire "--And survives as his confused men run, their last moments obscured by smoke. The parents of the dead cry murder, charging that the foreman's fire killed their boys. Years later, Maclean returns to the scene with two of the survivors and pursues the mysteries that Mann Gulch has kept hidden since 1949. From the words of witnesses, the evidence of history, and the research of fire scientists, Maclean at last assembles the scattered pieces of the Mann Gulch tragedy
A river runs through it by Norman Maclean( Book )
58 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,468 libraries worldwide
From its first magnificent sentence, "In our family, there was no clear line between religion and fly fishing", to the last, "I am haunted by waters", A River Runs Through It is an American classic. Based on Norman Maclean's childhood experiences, A River Runs Through It has established itself as one of the most moving stories of our time; it captivates readers with vivid descriptions of life along Montana's Big Blackfoot River and its near magical blend of fly fishing with the troubling affections of the heart
A river runs through it, and other stories by Norman Maclean( Book )
63 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,204 libraries worldwide
Told from the point of view of older brother Norman, who goes on one last fishing trip with his rowdy and troubled younger brother Paul in an attempt to help him get his life on track
A river runs through it by Norman Maclean( Sound Recording )
38 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 653 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of two brothers, Norman and Paul Maclean, growing up in Montana. While Paul rebels against the stern nature of the boys' father, Reverend Maclean, Norman pursues his dream of becoming a writer. Despite the brothers' differences they are ultimately bonded by their mutual love of fly fishing
A river runs through it by Robert Redford( visu )
34 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Two sons rebel against their stern minister father; one by channeling it through writing and the other through self-destructive behavior
Young men & fire by Norman Maclean( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
On August 5, 1949, a crew of 15 of the U.S. Forest Service's elite airborne firefighters, the Smokejumpers, stepped into the sky above a remote forest fire in Montana wilderness. Less than an hour later, all but three were dead or fatally burned in a "blowup," an explosive 2,000 degree firestorm 300 feet deep and 200 feet tall. Winner of a 1992 National Book Critic Award, Young men & fire consumed 14 years of Norman Maclean's life. He sifted through grief and controversy in search of the truth about the Mann Gulch tragedy, then wrote about it in excruciating detail. The sobering story of the worst disaster in the history of the Forest Service also embraces the themes of honor, death, compassion, rebirth, and the human spirit
Manual for instruction in military maps and aerial photographs by Norman Maclean( Book )
4 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
The ranger, the cook and a hole in the sky by Brent Shields( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
The year is 1919. A young ranger in the Montana wilderness discovers the great forces of nature while learning the importance of honor, trust, and integrity
Aus der Mitte entspringt ein Fluß ( visu )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in German and English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Unter der strengen Obhut ihres Vaters, ein presbyterianischer Priester, wachsen die Brüder Norman und Paul in der unberührten Wildnis Montanas der 30er Jahre auf. Zwei Brüder, wie sie gegensätzlicher nicht sein können: Paul, provozierend und aufsässig, Norman, ruhig und besonnen. Ihr Vater erzieht seine Söhne im Einklang mit Gott und der Natur und vermittelt ihnen die mythischen und mystischen Seiten des Lebens. Ihre gemeinsame Leidenschaft: Das Fliegenfischen am Fluss, der selbst ein Teil der Ewigkeit ist. Der Kindheit entwachsen ist Paul Jounalist geworden, verfällt dem Alkohol, macht Spielschulden und landet wiederholt im Gefängis. Der intellektuelle Norman hingegen ist zurückhaltend und träumt davon, die Welt ausserhalb Missoulas zu entdecken. Bald muss der eine Bruder die Bedeutung des Wortes Familientreue erfahren, nachdem der andere in grössere Schwierigkeiten denn je geraten ist. (Quelle: Umschlagtext)
El río de la vida y otros relatos by Norman Maclean( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 29 libraries worldwide
En "El río de la vida", la primera y más extensa de las tres historias autobiográficas que forman este libro, un padre estricto transmite a sus dos hijos, Norman y Paul, su pasión por la pesca con mosca. Los ríos tienen su orden y los chicos aprenden a conocerlo, pero las aguas siempre esonden algún misterio. La vida, como los rios, fluye sin que muchas veces podamos resolver los interrogantes que ésta nos plantea
USFS 1919 : the ranger, the cook, and a hole in the sky by Norman Maclean( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Maclean shares his adventures as a young man working for the U.S. Forest Service along the Montana-Idaho border
Et au milieu coule une rivière by Robert Redford( visu )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in French and English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Une bourgade du Montana au début du siècle. Marqués par l'éducation très stricte de leur père pasteur, Norman et Paul vont suivre des routes opposées. Norman, l'aîné, part à l'université et se destine à une vie rangée alors que Paul va rester au pays et se laisser emporter par son goût de l'aventure
Critics and criticism; essays in method by Ronald S Crane( Book )
1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Montana, 1919 by Norman Maclean( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in French and held by 8 libraries worldwide
In mezzo scorre il fiume ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Multiple languages and held by 7 libraries worldwide
E' la storia del rapporto tra due fratelli che il padre, severo pastore presbiteriano, educa nel culto di Dio, del bene e della pesca alla lenza. Ma i due fratelli sono diversi: uno è serio, studioso e discretamente noioso, l'altro è un simpatico scapestrato, accanito frequentatore di gonnelle e tavoli da gioco. (Morandini)
Der Ranger, der Koch und ein Loch im Himmel : Stories by Norman Maclean( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Ohne Sentimentalität, mit feinem Humor erzählt der amerikanische Autor (1902-1990) von der verschwundenen Welt der Holzfäller und Ranger in den unberührten Regionen Montanas um 1920
The theory of lyric poetry in England from the Renaissance to Coleridge by Norman Maclean( Archival Material )
4 editions published between 1940 and 1949 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A River Runs Through It and Other Stories : (Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition) by Norman Maclean( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Just as Norman Maclean writes at the end of "A River Runs through It" that he is "haunted by waters," so have readers been haunted by his novella. A retired English professor who began writing fiction at the age of 70, Maclean produced what is now recognized as one of the classic American stories of the twentieth century. Originally published in 1976, A River Runs through It and Other Stories now celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary, marked by this new edition that includes a foreword by Annie Proulx. Maclean grew up in the western Rocky Mountains in the first decades of
El Río de la vida by Norman Maclean( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
En "El río de la vida", la primera y más extensa de las tres historias autobiográficas que forman este libro, un padre estricto transmite a sus dos hijos -Norman y Paul? su pasión por la pesca con mosca. Los ríos tienen su orden y los chicos aprenden a conocerlo, pero las aguas siempre esconden algún misterio. La vida, como los ríos, fluye sin que muchas veces podamos resolver los interrogantes que ésta nos plantea; al final de la suya, Norman rememora los acontecimientos del último verano en que pescó junto a su padre y su hermano tratando de buscar en ellos las respuestas. Leñadores, proxenetas, y Tu camarada, Jim y Servicio forestal de Estados Unidos, 1919 completan un libro que es ya un clásico de la literatura norteamericana reciente. La pesca con mosca, el trabajo de los guardabosques, la naturaleza y la vida en Montana a principios de siglo son algunos de los temas que el autor aborda en estas inolvidables historias en las que retrata su aprendizaje vital; con ellas quiso expresar, según sus propias palabras, un poco de ese amor que siento por la tierra . Robert Redford adaptó este libro al cine en 1992 en un largometraje homónimo
The Norman Maclean reader by Norman Maclean( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The Custer writings. Edward S. Luce, Commanding General (retired), Department of the Little Bighorn ; From the unfinished Custer manuscript -- A Maclean sampler. This quarter I am taking McKeon--a few remarks on the art of teaching ; Billiards is a good game--gamesmanship and America's first nobel prize scientist ; Retrievers good and bad ; Logging and pimping and "Your pal, Jim" ; An incident ; The wood, books, and truant officers ; The pure and the good--on baseball and backpacking ; Black ghost ; From Young men and fire ; Interview with Norman Maclean -- Selected letters. Letters to Robert M. Utley, 1955-1979 ; Letters to Marie Borroff, 1949-1986 ; Letters to Nick Lyons, 1976-1981 ; Letters to Lois Jansson, 1979-1981
 
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Alternative Names
Mac Lean, Norman
Mac Lean Norman 1902-1990
Maclean Norman
Maclean, Norman F.
Maclean, Norman F. 1902-1990
Maclean, Norman F. (Norman Fitzroy)
Maclean, Norman F. (Norman Fitzroy), 1902-1990
Maclean, Norman Fitzroy.
Maclean, Norman Fitzroy 1902-1990
Mc Lean, Norman
Mc Lean Norman 1902-1990
McLean Norman
McLean Norman 1902-1990
Norman Maclean Amerikaans romanschrijver (1902-1990)
Norman Maclean US-amerikanischer Autor und Professor für Englische Literatur
Norman Mclean
Норман Маклин
매클린, 노먼 1902-1990
ኖርማን ማክሊን
ノーマン・マクリーン
マクリーン, ノーマン
Languages
English (272)
German (38)
French (28)
Spanish (9)
Japanese (7)
Italian (5)
Chinese (4)
Korean (4)
Danish (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Vietnamese (1)
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