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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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by Kaufman, Roger.
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A FORTRAN Coloring Book
Topic: COMPUTER SCIENCE/Programming Languages
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by Iles, Greg
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Lawyer Penn Cage goes up against a mix of murder, racial tension, double-crosses, illicit sex ... and all of the ensuing violent consequences in the kudzu-strangled, snake- rat- and armadillo-infested hole of the Devil's Punchbowl
Topics: Murder, Gambling and crime, Wilderness areas, Gambling and crime, Murder, Race relations,...
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Bishop T.D. Jakes offers inspired advice for women who want to enrich their relationships -- with themselves, their men and their God
Topics: Women, Women, Christian women, Christian women, Marriage
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by Archer, Jeffrey, 1940-
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Topics: United States. Central Intelligence Agency, Intelligence officers, Assassins, World politics
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by Konigsburg, E. L
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Published by arrangement with Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Topics: Teacher-student relationships, Friendship, Schools, Contests, People with disabilities,...
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by Eddings, David
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Garion and his companions must locate his son before Zandramas uses the child in a rite that will raise the Dark Prophesy
Topics: Mallorea (Imaginary place), Garion (Fictitious character), Garion (Fictitious character), Mallorea...
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by Uris, Leon, 1924-2003
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A novel of Israel
Topics: Exodus 1947 (Ship), Jews, Holocaust survivors, Jewish refugees, Juifs
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Topics: Composers, Compositeurs, Komponist, Biographie
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Topics: French language, English language
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by Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001
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Revised versions of 3 lectures delivered at Harvard University in Apr. 1983
Topics: Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001, Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001, Authors, American, Fiction in English American...
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by Deveraux, Jude
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by Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961
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Topics: Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961, Authors, American
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by The Reader's Digest Association
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A man called Peter, by C. Marshall.--The sea around us, by R.L. Carson.--The crime of the century, by J.E. Hoover.--Cheaper by the dozen, by F.B. Gilbreth, Jr., and E.G. Carey.--The will to live, by A.A. Hutschnecker.--Yankee from Olympus, by C.D. Bowen.--Step right up! By D. Mannix.--Wind, sand and stars, by A. de Saint Exupéry.--Little Britches, by R. Moody.--I leap over the wall, by M. Baldwin.--Life of an American workman, by W.P. Chrysler.--Kon-Tiki, by T. Heyerdahl.--The long, long...
Topics: Literature, Modern, American literature
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( 1 reviews )
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by Seuss, Dr
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A boy imagines the rare and wonderful fish he might catch in McElligot's pool
Topics: Fishing, Stories in rhyme, Fishing stories, Stories in rhyme
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by Byrne, Rhonda
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What is the power? -- The power of feelings -- Feeling frequencies -- The power and creation -- Feeling is creation -- Your life ? : your choice -- Keys to power -- The power to money -- The power to relationships -- The power to health -- The power and you -- The power to life
Topic: Control (Psychology)
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by Huether, Sue E; McCance, Kathryn L; Barnette, Philip
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"[CD companion includes]: key terms matching exercices, interactive algorithm exercices, answers to the Quick Check questions in the text, chapter summaries, critical thinking questions and answers, glossary of terms related to pathophysiology" --p. [iv]
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Topics: Physiology, Pathological, Nurses, Pathology, Disease, Physiology, Pathophysiologie Pathologie...
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by Vizzini, Ned, 1981-
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"Miramax Books."
Topics: Self-perception, Interpersonal relations, Self-confidence, High schools, Schools
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by Sundgaard, Arnold, 1909-2006; Carle, Eric, ill
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"Kohl's cares for kids. 100% of the net profits from the sale of this book will be donated to support health and educational opportunities for children in the communities we serve."--p. [4] Cover
Topics: Individuality, Sheep, Butterflies
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by Ryan, Pam Muñoz
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Esperanza and her mother are forced to leave their life of wealth and privilege in Mexico to go work in the labor camps of Southern California, where they must adapt to the harsh circumstances facing Mexican farm workers on the eve of the Great Depression.
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Clayton, Albert Edmund, 1886-
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Topic: Electric machinery
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by Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952; Williams, Garth
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"First Scholastic printing, Feb. 1993"--P. [32]
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by Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952; Charlip, Remy, ill; Eichenberg, Fritz, 1901-1990, donor. DLC
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When they find a dead bird, a group of children bury it in the woods, sing a song to it, and put flowers on the grave
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Topics: Death, Death
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Describes, using rhyming text, how various sea animals change color to blend in with their surroundings
Topics: Marine animals, Camouflage (Biology), Camouflage (Biology), Marine animals
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by Jeffries, Sabrina; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"At eighteen, Charlotte Page made a life-altering mistake. She wronged a man in an impulsive act that she came to deeply regret, though it led her to her present life as Mrs. Charlotte Harris, owner of Mrs. Harris's School for Young Ladies. Unbeknownst to her, that man is now her anonymous benefactor, the mysterious 'Cousin Michael.' His masquerade began as preparation for a devastating revenge, but became a labor of love. Now Charlotte desperately needs his help. Can he save her from...
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Private schools
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by Simone Elkeles
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Camus, Albert, 1913-1960; Gilbert, Stuart, tr
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Chaos prevails when the bubonic plague strikes the Algerian coastal city of Oran
Topics: Plague, Plague
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Presents the names of animal babies, parents, and groups, for example, a baby kangaroo is a joey, its mother is a flyer, its father is a boomer, and a group of kangaroos is a troop, mob, or herd
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Topic: Animals
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by James Baldwin
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Topic: Reading Level-Adult
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"...including 450 solved problems..."
Topics: Hydraulics, Fluid mechanics, MECANICA DE FLUIDOS, HIDRAULICA
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by Santiago, Esmeralda; Santiago, Esmeralda. Almost a woman
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Continued by: Almost a woman
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Rainbow Rowell
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by Camus, Albert, 1913-1960; O'Brien, Justin, 1906-1968
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A man recalls his past life as a respected Parisian lawyer until his predicted downfall, in one terrible instant
Topic: French literature
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by Auel, Jean M
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Map on lining papers
Topics: Prehistoric peoples, Ayla (Fictitious character), Glacial epoch
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by Krakauer, Jon
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Originally published: New York : Villard, c1996
Topics: Discovery And Exploration (General), Outdoor Life, Travel, Biography / Autobiography, Travel -...
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by Hagee, John; Hagee, Diana. What every woman wants in a man
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Texts bound back-to-back and inverted
Topics: Marriage, Spouses
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by Curtis, William J. R
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Bibliography: p. 389-405
Topics: Architecture, Modern, Architecture
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Expanded ed. of: The unexplained. Reference ed. 1986
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Topics: Curiosities and wonders, Supernatural, Supernatural, Parapsychology, Occultism, Occultism,...
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by Emoto, Masaru, 1943-
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Using high-speed photography, Dr. Masaru Emoto demonstrates that crystals formed in frozen water reveal changes when specific, concentrated thoughts are directed toward them. Water that flows from clear springs or has been exposed to loving words shows brilliant, complex, and colorful snowflake patterns, while polluted water, or water exposed to negative thoughts, forms incomplete, asymmetrical, dull-colored patterns. Since humans and the earth are composed mostly of water, these findings have...
Topics: Water, Water quality, Anthroposophy
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-310) and index
Topic: Philosophy
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by Abdel-Fattah, Randa
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Year Eleven at an exclusive prep school in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, would be tough enough, but it is further complicated for Amal when she decides to wear the hijab, the Muslim head scarf, full-time as a badge of her faith--without losing her identity or sense of style
Topics: Hijab (Islamic clothing), Muslims, High schools, Islam, Clothing and dress, Schools, Muslims, High...
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by Cooper, William David; Helfrick, Albert D
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Includes bibliographies and index
Topics: Electric measurements, Electric meters, Electronic measurements, Electronic instruments
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by Mahan, L. Kathleen; Escott-Stump, Sylvia
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Topics: Diet Therapy, Food, Nutritional Physiological Phenomena, Diétothérapie, Nutrition, Aliments,...
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by Grossman, Lev
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As a senior in high school Quentin Coldwater became preoccupied with a series of fantasy novels he read as a child, set in a magical land called Fillory. After graduating from college and being admitted into a highly exclusive, secret society of magic in upstate New York, he makes a stunning discovery: Fillory is real. But the land of Quentin's fantasies turns out to be much darker and more dangerous than he could have imagined for his childhood dream becomes a nightmare with a shocking truth...
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Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Literary, Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Fantasy -- Magic &...
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by Brett, Jan, 1949-
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"This edition is only available for distribution through the school market"--back cover
Topics: Hedgehogs, Picture books
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by Podendorf, Illa; Borja, Robert
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One hundred and one experiments that answer student's questions concerning basic scientific concepts
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Topics: Science, Science, Experiments
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by Snicket, Lemony; Helquist, Brett, ill
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Lost at sea, the Baudelaire orphans, along with the evil Count Olaf, wash up on the shore of an island populated by an oddly placid group of inhabitants, and they try to decide whether or not they are truly safe
Topics: Orphans, Brothers and sisters, Islands, Humorous stories
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by Freedman, David, 1938-; Pisani, Robert; Purves, Roger
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Rev. ed. of: Statistics / David Freedman ... [et al.]. 2nd ed. c1991
Topics: Mathematical statistics, Statistiek, Estatística, Statistique mathématique, Statistique,...
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by John Green (1977- )
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-229) and index
Topic: Motivation (Psychology)
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by Lorenz Kropfitsch; A Bünger; E. Debus-Gregor; U. Khatib; K. Klingelhöffer; M. Leidolf; E. Saied; M. Vollrodt; E. Glose
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Zusätzliches Online-Angebot unter www.woerterbuch.langenscheidt.de/print
Topics: Arabisch, Deutsch
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by Kaysen, Susanna, 1948-
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Topics: Kaysen, Susanna, 1948-, Kaysen, Susanna, 1948-, Psychiatric hospital patients, Commitment of...
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by Dobson, James C., 1936-
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Dr. Dobson addresses the phenomenon of disrespect in marital relationships. He examines the most devastating conflicts occurring between husbands and wives--infidelity, alcoholism, wife beating, emotional indifference, etc.--and offers practical advice for the partner who wants desperately to hold the marriage together
Topics: Religious aspects, Religion, Conduct of life, Love / Sex / Marriage, Spouses, Religious life,...
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Step-by-step instructions for drawing people and animals using a minimum of line and circle combinations
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Topics: Drawing, Orange (Color) in art, Drawing
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by Deveraux, Jude
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In eighteenth-century Virginia, despite her poverty Leah Simmons struggles to achieve her dream of marriage to Wesley Stanford
Topic: Man-woman relationships
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Reprint. Previously published: A beautiful mind : a biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr., winner of the Nobel Prize in economics, 1994. 1st Touchstone ed. New York : Simon & Schuster, 1999
Topics: Nash, John F., 1928-, Mathematicians, Mentally ill, Schizophrenics, Schizophrenia, Mathematics
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by Guterson, David
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Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award American Booksellers Association Book of the Year Award San Piedro Island, north of Puget Sound, is a place so isolated that no one who lives there can afford to make enemies. But in 1954 a local fisherman is found suspiciously drowned, and a Japanese American named Kabuo Miyamoto is charged with his murder. In the course of the ensuing trial, it becomes clear that what is at stake is more than a man's guilt. For on San Pedro, memory grows as thickly as cedar...
Topics: Japanese Americans, Trials (Murder), Journalists
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by Patricia Mccormick
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Topics: Social Issues - Sexual Abuse, Social Issues - General, General, Juvenile Fiction, Children's Books...
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by Higashino, Keigo, 1958-; Smith, Alexander O
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Topic: Fiction
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Includes bibliographical references
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Topic: Philosophy
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Originally published: New York : Atria Books, 2004
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Topics: Masculinity, Men, Self-esteem in men, Men, Sex role, Intimacy (Psychology)
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by Snicket, Lemony; Helquist, Brett, ill
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After the sudden death of their parents, the three Baudelaire children must depend on each other and their wits when it turns out that the distant relative who is appointed their guardian is determined to use any means necessary to get their fortune. Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are intelligent children. They are charming, and resourceful, and have pleasant facial features. Unfortunately, they are exceptionally unlucky
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Topics: Orphans, Brothers and sisters, Humorous stories, Orphans, Brothers and sisters, Humorous stories
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by Duby, Georges; Duby, Georges; Ariès, Philippe, 1914-1984
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by Timoshenko, Stephen, 1878-1972; Young, D. H. (Donovan Harold), 1904- joint author
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Includes problems with answers
Topic: Dynamics
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by Bushnell, Candace
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A chronicle of the mating habits and rituals of America's cultural elite offers a look at topics including sex clubs, suburban sexuality, and celebrity affairs
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Dating (Social customs), Sex customs
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by Kandel, Eric R; Schwartz, James H; Jessell, Thomas M
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Originally published: New York : Elsevier, c1991
Topics: Neurology, Neurosciences, Neuropsychology, Neurophysiology, Behavior, Nervous System Diseases,...
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Originally published: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, 1992
Topic: Horror tales
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by Urrea, Luis Alberto
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Includes index
Topics: Human smuggling, Illegal aliens
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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"A Signet book."
Topics: Horror stories, Horror tales, Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Teenagers
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by Haldeman, Joe W
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Topics: Space warfare, Space and time, Aging
Source: binns
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by Hitchens, Christopher
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"In the book that he quite possibly was born to write, provocateur and bestselling author Christopher Hitchens inspires future generations of radicals, gadflies, mavericks, rebels, angry young (wo)men and dissidents. Who better to speak to that person pitched at an angle of passionate disagreement against the lazy consensus than Hitchens, who has made a career of disagreeing in profound and entertaining ways?" "This book explores the entire range of "contrary...
Topics: Conformity, Dissenters, Radicalism, Maatschappijkritiek, Dissenters
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by Doctorow, E. L., 1931-
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Three remarkable families lives' become entwined with Henry Ford, Harry Houdini, J.P. Morgan, Theodore Dreiser, Sigmund Freud, and Emiliano Zapata at the turn of the century
Topics: Einwanderer, Ragtime
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by J.J. Viljoen; P. Amakali; M.J. Namuandi
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Topics: Ndonga, Engels
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by Oke, Janette, 1935-
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Sequel: When tomorrow comes
Topics: Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Brothers and sisters, Police, Mounted police