The Northern Lights

By Howard Norman

Original Publisher: Summit Books

Current Publisher: Picador

Fiction Finalists That Year:

Fiction Winner That Year: Larry Heinemann for Paco’s Story

Fiction Judges That Year: Not Available

The Year in Literature:

  • A Summons to Memphis by Peter Taylor won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
  • Joseph Brodsky won the Nobel Prize for literature.

More Information: Most of Norman’s works are set in Canada’s Maritime Provinces. In addition to his adult novels, Norman has also published books for young readers and translations of Algonquin, Cree, Eskimo, and Inuit folklore.

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