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This edition was published in by J. B. Lippincott Company in Philadelphia & London.

Written in English

352 pages

This book tells the adventures of a little boy, named for his father's favorite horse, as he travels with the beautiful lady North Wind and comes to know the many facets of her protective and violent temper. The book tells the story of a young boy named Diamond. He is a very sweet little boy who makes joy everywhere he goes. He fights despair and gloom and brings peace to his family. One night, as he is trying to sleep, Diamond repeatedly plugs up a hole in the loft (also his bedroom) wall to stop the wind from blowing in. However, he soon finds out that this is stopping the North Wind from seeing through her window. Diamond befriends her, and North Wind lets him ride on her back, taking him on several adventures. Though the North Wind does good deeds and helps people, she also does seemingly terrible things. On one of her assignments, she must sink a ship. Yet everything she does that seems bad leads to something good. The North Wind seems to be a representation of Pain and Death working according to God's will for something good. On their adventures, North Wind brings Diamond to the country she lives in, a country without pain and death. Yet, he is brought only to a shadow of the real country at the back of the North Wind. The real country is open for him only after his death. At the end of the book, Diamond dies, finally able to see the country. - Wikipedia.

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At the Back of the North Wind (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press)
June 15, 2007, Dodo Press
Paperback in English
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At the Back of the North Wind
November 8, 2007, Book Jungle
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At the Back of the North Wind
March 1, 2007, Aegypan
Hardcover in English
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At the Back of the North Wind
April 1, 2007, Aegypan
Paperback in English
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At the Back of the North Wind
March 8, 2007, BiblioBazaar
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At the Back of the North Wind (Large Print Edition)
March 8, 2007, BiblioBazaar
Paperback in English - Lrg edition
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At the Back of the North Wind
July 6, 2006, Waking Lion Press
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At the Back of the North Wind (Large Print)
June 26, 2006, Echo Library
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At the Back of the North Wind (Clear Print)
September 20, 2006, Echo Library
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AT THE BACK OF THE NORTH WIND (Barbour Christian Classics)
February 20, 2005, Barbour Publishing
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At The Back of The North Wind
February 18, 2004, BookSurge Classics
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At The Back Of The North Wind
June 30, 2004, Kessinger Publishing
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At the back of the North Wind
2001, Knopf, Distributed by Random House
in English
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At the Back of the North Wind (Tor Classics)
May 15, 1998, Tor Classics
Mass Market Paperback in English - 1st Tor ed edition
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At the Back of the North Wind
September 1997, North Books
Hardcover in English - Largeprint edition
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At the Back of the North Wind: Complete and Unabridged (Puffin Classics)
February 1, 1996, Puffin
in English
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At the back of the north wind
1994, Puffin
in English
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At the back of the North Wind
1994, Puffin Books
in English
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At the back of the North Wind
1993, Watermill Press
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At the back of the north wind
1991, Bethany House Publishers
in English
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At the back of the North Wind
1990, Children's Classics, Distributed by Crown
in English
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At the back of the North Wind
1989, Tom Doherty Associates Books
in English
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At the back of the North Wind
1989, Books of Wonder, William Morrow and Co.
Hardcover in English
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At the back of the North Wind
1988, Barbour
in English
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At the back of the North Wind
1988, D.R. Godine
in English
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At the back of the North Wind
1986, New American Library
in English
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At the Back of the North Wind: Complete and Unabridged (Puffin Classics)
April 2, 1985, Puffin
in English
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At the Back of the North Wind
August 1984, Zondervan
Paperback
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At the Back of the North Wind
June 1983, Bridge-Logos Publishers
Paperback in English
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At the Back of the North Wind
November 1981, Zondervan Publishing Company
Paperback
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At the back of the north wind
1979, D.C. Cook
in English
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At the back of the North Wind
1978, Schocken Books
in English
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At the back of the North Wind
1976, Garland Pub.
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At the Back of the North Wind
December 1973, Biblio Distribution Centre
in English
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At the Back of the North Wind
June 1972, E P Dutton
Hardcover
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At the back of the North Wind.
1966, University Microfilms
in English
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At the back of the north wind
1966, Airmont
in English
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At the back of the north wind
1966, University Microfilms
in English
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At the back of the North Wind.
1964, Macmillan
in English
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At the back of the North Wind
1964, Collier-Macmillan, Macmillan
in English - New ed.
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At the back of the North Wind.
1964, F. Watts
in English
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At the back of the North Wind.
1964, Macmillan
in English
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At the back of the north wind
1963, Nonsuch Press
in English
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At the back of the North Wind
1963, Nonesuch Press
in English
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At the back of the North Wind.
1956, Junior Deluxe Editions
in English
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At the back of the North Wind
1956, Dent
in English
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At the back of the north wind
1956, J. M. Dent, E. P. Dutton
in English
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At the back of the North Wind
1950, Macmillan
in English
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At the back of the north wind
1926, David McKay Company
in English
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At the back of the North Wind
1924, The Macmillan Company
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At the back of the North Wind
1924, The Macmillan Company
in English
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At the back of the North Wind
1919, David McKay
Microform in English
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At the back of the north wind
1911, Blackie
in English
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At the back of the North Wind
1909, J.B. Lippincott Company
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At the back of the North Wind
1909, J.B. Lippincott Company
in English
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At the back of the North Wind
1909, J. B. Lippincott Company
in English
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At the back of the north wind
1882, G. Routledge & sons
in English
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At the back of the North Wind.
Publish date unknown, Dent, Dutton
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At the back of the North Wind

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This book tells the adventures of a little boy, named for his father's favorite horse, as he travels with the beautiful lady North Wind and comes to know the many facets of her protective and violent temper. The book tells the story of a young boy named Diamond. He is a very sweet little boy who makes joy everywhere he goes. He fights despair and gloom and brings peace to his family. One night, as he is trying to sleep, Diamond repeatedly plugs up a hole in the loft (also his bedroom) wall to stop the wind from blowing in. However, he soon finds out that this is stopping the North Wind from seeing through her window. Diamond befriends her, and North Wind lets him ride on her back, taking him on several adventures. Though the North Wind does good deeds and helps people, she also does seemingly terrible things. On one of her assignments, she must sink a ship. Yet everything she does that seems bad leads to something good. The North Wind seems to be a representation of Pain and Death working according to God's will for something good. On their adventures, North Wind brings Diamond to the country she lives in, a country without pain and death. Yet, he is brought only to a shadow of the real country at the back of the North Wind. The real country is open for him only after his death. At the end of the book, Diamond dies, finally able to see the country. - Wikipedia.

At the back of the North Wind

This edition was published in by J. B. Lippincott Company in Philadelphia & London.


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PZ7

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OL24152483M
Internet Archive
cu31924005630748
LC Control Number
09024948
OCLC/WorldCat
38652365

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