Songsmith by Andre Norton
A Witch World Novel (Tor Fantasy)

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A new Witch World novel by two master storytellers blends elements of romance, magic, and fantasy in a tale set amid the mysterious forces and perils of the Witch World.
 

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Born Alice Mary Norton on February 17, 1912 in Cleveland, Ohio, she legally changed her name to Andre Alice Norton in 1934. She attended the Flora Stone Mather College of Western Reserve University (now Case Western Reserve) for a year then took evening courses in journalism and writing that were offered by Cleveland College, the adult division of the same university. Norton was a librarian for the Cleveland Library System then a reader at Gnome Press. After that position, she became a full-time writer. She is most noted for writing fantasy, in particular the Witch World series. Her first book The Prince of Commands was published in 1934. Other titles include Ralestone Luck, Magic in Ithkar, Voorloper, Uncharted Stars, The Gifts of Asti and All Cats are Gray. She also wrote under the pen names Andre Norton, Andrew North and Allen Weston She was the first woman to receive the Gandalf Grand Master of Fantasy and the Nebula Grand Master Award. She has also received a Phoenix Award for overall writing achievement, a Jules Verne Award, and a Science Fiction Book Club Book of the Year Award for her title The Elvenbane. In 1997 she was inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame. She died on March 17, 2005. A. C. Crispin was born in Stamford, Connecticut on April 5, 1950. She received a bachelor's degree in English literature from the University of Maryland in 1972. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked for the US Census Bureau. Her first novel, Yesterday's Son, was published in 1983 and was part of the Star Trek series. She wrote three other Star Trek novels: Time for Yesterday, The Eyes of the Beholders, and Sarek. She wrote V, a novelization of the television miniseries, in 1984 and collaborated on two more books in the V series: East Coast Crisis with Howard Weinstein and Death Tide with Deborah Marshall. She also wrote Star Wars: The Han Solo Trilogy and The Starbridge Chronicles. Her most recent works include The Exiles of Boq'urain: Storms of Destiny, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Price of Freedom, and Time Horse. She died of cancer on September 6, 2013 at the age of 63.
 
Published May 1, 1992 by Tor Books. 295 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The further history of the Witchworld--set almost two generations after the Kolder War--is brought vividly to life by Nebula Grand Master Norton and Crispin (the Starbridge series) in their second col

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The further history of the Witchworld--set almost two generations after the Kolder War--is brought vividly to life by Nebula Grand Master Norton and Crispin (the Starbridge series) in their second collaboration, after Gryphon's Eyrie .

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