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Mailer, Norman(Encyclopedia)Mailer, Norman (Norman Kingsley Mailer), 1923–2007, American writer, b. Long Branch, N.J., grad. Harvard, 1943. He grew up in Brooklyn, N.Y., served in the army during World War II, and at the age o...
Norman(Encyclopedia)Norman, city (1990 pop. 80,071), seat of Cleveland co., central Okla.; inc. 1891. It is the center of a livestock region. Oil wells, food processing, and printing and publishing contribute to the econ...
Podhoretz, Norman(Encyclopedia)Podhoretz, Norman pdhôr´ts [key], 1930–, American editor and essayist, b. Brooklyn, N.Y., studied Columbia (B.A., 1950), Cambridge. As editor in chief (1960–95) of Commentary, he turned the ...
Cousins, Norman(Encyclopedia)Cousins, Norman, 1915–90, American editor and author, b. Union City, N.J. He was (1934–35) a newspaper editorial writer and historical magazine editor (1935–40) before beginning his long associa...
Norman, Greg(Encyclopedia)Norman, Greg (Gregory John Norman), 1955–, Australian golfer, b. Mt. Isa, Queensland. Noted for his power, the White Shark, a professional since 1976, is tremendously popular with the gallery. Altho...
Norman, Jessye(Encyclopedia)Norman, Jessye, 1945–2019, American soprano, b. Augusta, Ga., studied Howard Univ. (B.A., 1967), Univ. of Michigan, and Peabody Conservatory. Making her early reputation in Europe, Norman won first ...
Norman architecture(Encyclopedia)Norman architecture, term applied to the buildings erected by the Normans in all lands that fell under their dominion. It is used not only in England and N France, but also in S Italy (Apulia) and in ...
Norman Conquest(Encyclopedia)Norman Conquest, period in English history following the defeat (1066) of King Harold of England by William, duke of Normandy, who became William I of England. The conquest was formerly thought to hav...
Norman Isles(Encyclopedia)Norman Isles, Great Britain: see Channel Islands.
Norman Wells(Encyclopedia)Norman Wells, village (1991 pop. 627), Northwest Territories, Canada, on the Mackenzie River, W of Great Bear Lake. It is the center of an oil region. In 1985 a pipeline to the south was completed. ...
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