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Norwood Press

Works: 375 works in 747 publications in 1 language and 25,264 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Nature stories  History  Action and adventure fiction  Biography  Boxing stories  Sea stories  Adventure stories  Bibliography 
Roles: Printer, Publisher, Book producer
Classifications: PS3523.O46, 813.52
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Most widely held works by Norwood Press
The sea wolf by Jack London( Book )
24 editions published between 1903 and 1928 in English and held by 1,062 libraries worldwide
Adventures of a wolf-dog in the Northern Canadian wilderness which eventually makes its peace with man
Mr. Crewe's career by Winston Churchill( Book )
2 editions published in 1908 in English and held by 641 libraries worldwide
Think that the problem of large corporations exercising undue influence in the political sphere is a recent phenomenon? If so, think again. Mr. Crewe's Career, an eye-opening historical novel set in the early twentieth century, follows the efforts of the railroad industry to steamroll its way into state politics in New Hampshire. This partly autobiographical political novel, set in New Hampshire, is a warning against the powers of the railroad interests to control elected government. Churchill himself had run for governor just two years earlier and had met his defeat at the hands of the state's railroad lobby. In the character of Humphrey Crewe, a somewhat politically naïve, comical figure who is running for governor, Churchill drew a character similar to himself. But Crewe is basically a minor figure, there to offer comic relief, but the main thrust of the story lies elsewhere. The main characters actually are Hillary Vane, the chief lawyer for the railroad company and major state political operator, and his son, Austen, who represents reform. Austen accuses his father of violating a "nearly forgotten" statute whereby the railroads were not to increase rates in exchange for the right to consolidate, a ruling they have long ignored. Churchill's real-life reform concerns came to the fore right here, as this was exactly what was happening in New Hampshire at the time. The battle between Austen and Hillary builds dramatically throughout the novel, until Austen is encouraged by other reformers to run for governor. But out of loyalty to his father, he declines the nomination
The crossing by Winston Churchill( Book )
2 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 540 libraries worldwide
Time of George Rogers Clark's military achievements in the West and Daniel Boone's wilderness road
Social life at Rome in the age of Cicero by W. Warde Fowler( Book )
1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 519 libraries worldwide
The Virginian : a horseman of the plains by Owen Wister( Book )
3 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 502 libraries worldwide
The foreman of a large cattle ranch on the Wyoming frontier lives by the honor code of the West even though it means helping lynch a friend or possibly losing the girl he is to marry
The last American frontier by Frederic L Paxson( Book )
1 edition published in 1910 in English and held by 426 libraries worldwide
The History of the American West Collection is a unique project that provides opportunities for researchers and new readers to easily access and explore works which have previously only been available on library shelves. The Collection brings to life pre-1923 titles focusing on a wide range of topics and experiences in US Western history. From the initial westward migration, to exploration and development of the American West to daily life in the West and intimate pictures of the people who inhabited it, this collection offers American West enthusiasts a new glimpse at some forgotten treasures of American culture. Encompassing genres such as poetry, fiction, nonfiction, tourist guides, biographies and drama, this collection provides a new window to the legend and realities of the American West
The mettle of the pasture by James Lane Allen( Book )
3 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 418 libraries worldwide
Though James Lane Allen's The Mettle of the Pasture is rife with the lush descriptions and strong sense of place that imbue his previous works, the central focus of this novel is on the complicated nuances of the blossoming love between protagonists Isabel and Rowan, proving that Allen is as skilled in creating unforgettable characters and dramatic tension as he is at depicting the contours of the natural landscape
Lady Baltimore by Owen Wister( Book )
2 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
The classic novel of post-Civil War Charleston life, a portrayal of the process of healing the wounds of war through reconciliation between Northerners and Southerners on a personal, not political, level. Set in the early 1900s, there are extended discussions between a Northerner and several Southerners
Historic silver of the Colonies and its makers by Francis Hill Bigelow( Book )
2 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
The choir invisible by James Lane Allen( Book )
1 edition published in 1897 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
The Shelf2Life Literature and Fiction Collection is a unique set of short stories, poems and novels from the late 19th to early 20th centuries. From tales of love, life and heartbreaking loss to humorous stories of ghost encounters, these volumes captivate the imaginations of readers young and old. Included in this collection are a variety of dramatic and spirited poems that contemplate the mysteries of life and celebrate the wild beauty of nature. The Shelf2Life Literature and Fiction Collection provides readers with an opportunity to enjoy and study these iconic literary works, many of which were written during a period of remarkable creativity
Before Adam by Jack London( Book )
4 editions published between 1907 and 1917 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
"A young man in modern America is terrorized by visions of an earlier, primitive life. Across the enormous chasm of thousands of centuries, his consciousness has become entwined with that of humanity."--Back cover
The game by Jack London( Book )
5 editions published between 1905 and 1912 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
On the eve of their wedding, twenty-year-old Jack Fleming arranges a secret ringside seat for his sweetheart to view her only rival: the "game." Through Genevieve's apprehensive eyes, we watch the prizefight that pits her fair young lover, "the Pride of West Oakland," against the savage and brutish John Ponta and that reveals as much about her own nature, and Joe's, as it does about the force that drives the two men in their violent, fateful encounter
Burning Daylight by Jack London( Book )
2 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
An action-filled story of the Yukon Territory in 1893, the surging novel of the men who gambled their lives and opened the vast Canadian North in their lust for gold, Burning Daylight was Jack London's best selling book during his lifetime
The cruise of the Snark by Jack London( Book )
2 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
In April 1907 Jack London set out to sail around the world in the 45-foot ship The Snark, accompanied by his wife and a small crew. Although suffering from seasickness and tropical disease, London wrote prolifically, including a series of entertaining sketches of the voyage itself. These were later collected as The Cruise of the Snark, a remarkable record of adventure and love among the islands of the South Pacific. - Publisher
On the wing of occasions : being the authorized version of certain curious episodes of the late Civil War, including the hitherto suppressed narrative of the kidnapping of President Lincoln by Joel Chandler Harris( Book )
2 editions published in 1900 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
BCR's Shelf2Life American Civil War Collection is a unique and exciting collection of pre-1923 titles focusing on the American Civil War and the people and events surrounding it. From memoirs and biographies of notable military figures to firsthand accoun
The conqueror by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton( Book )
2 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
War of the classes by Jack London( Book )
6 editions published between 1905 and 1912 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
This book is Jack London's nonfiction work about social class conflict
Philosophy 4 : a story of Harvard University by Owen Wister( Book )
5 editions published between 1903 and 1914 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Charming and nostalgic story of college days in Cambirdge, Massachusetts during the 1880s
South Sea tales by Jack London( Book )
3 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of stories that portray life in the South Seas
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