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At the back of the North Wind 59 editions

Cover of: At the back of the North Wind by George MacDonald
About the Book

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.

59 editions First published in 1882

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

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