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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 Searles, John
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Returning home to live with his mother, who is still grieving over the death of her younger son, Ronnie, Philip Chase learns that Ronnie's former girlfriend is pregnant with Ronnie's child--despite the fact that Ronnie died five years earlier
Topics: Popular American Fiction, Fiction - General, Fiction, General, Fiction / General, Psychological,...
Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-268)
Topics: Women, Achievement motivation in women, Self-actualization (Psychology), Success, Attitude...
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by Crystal, David, 1941-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [551]-560) and indexes
Topics: English language, English language, English language, English language, English language, English...
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by Jayne Castle
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Topics: Women archaeologists -- Fiction, Museums -- Employees -- Fiction
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by Roberts, Nora
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Topics: Women archaeologists, Divorced women, Birthparents
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by Miller, Linda Lael
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Jeb is over his head in trouble when he proposes to Chloe Wakefield, only to discover that his new bride is already married, but when the unlikely lovers are reunited, a host of issues and mishaps stand ready to divide them forever
Topics: Mate selection, Ranch life, Women pioneers, Bigamy, Inheritance and succession
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Topics: Greek letter societies, African American college students, African American women, Female friendship
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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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Returning to her Texas hometown as a shrewd attorney, the daughter of a murdered woman investigates her mother's death and uncovers evidence that one of three powerful men might have been the killer
Topics: Women lawyers, Murder
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by Roberts, Nora
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Topics: Fathers, Women sculptors, Satanism
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by Byeway Books (Firm)
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Cover title
Topic: English language
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by Clinton, Catherine, 1952-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-257) and index
Topics: Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913, Slaves, African American women, Underground railroad, Antislavery...
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by Roberts, Nora
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Nora Roberts presents the stunning conclusion to the all-new trilogy of destiny and desire ... Join Zoe in the ultimate quest for courage. Zoe is about to discover her true courageous spirit. She must find the key of valor--on the last of three dangerous quests that will force her to confront her darkest fears ... or suffer immeasurable loss
Topics: Women, Mythology, Celtic, Gods, Celtic, Quests
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [222]-225)
Topic: Young women
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by Roberts, Nora
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Published by arrangement with The Berkley Publishing Group, a member of the Penguin Group (USA) Inc
Topics: Women, Mythology, Celtic, Gods, Celtic, Large type books, Gods, Celtic, Large type books,...
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by Thomas, Jodi
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Topics: Arranged marriage, Women pioneers, Revenge, Arranged marriage, Revenge, Women pioneers
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by Krentz, Jayne Ann
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Topics: Women history teachers, Large type books
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by Grafton, Sue
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"A Marian Wood book."
Topics: Millhone, Kinsey (Fictitious character), Women private investigators, Ex-convicts, Kinsey Milhone,...
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by Caren Lissner
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Topic: Young women -- Fiction.
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by Ali, Samina, 1969-
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Topics: East Indian American women, Children of immigrants, Americans, Arranged marriage, Culture conflict,...
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by Krentz, Jayne Ann
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Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2003
Topics: Women interior decorators, Private investigators, Female friendship, Stalking victims, Married...
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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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Topics: Young women, Police psychologists, Radio broadcasters, Kidnapping
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by Mary Higgins Clark
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Topics: Women journalists -- Fiction, Cancer -- Research -- Fiction, Missing persons -- Fiction,...
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by Jackson, Lisa
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Topics: Serial murders, Women journalists, Detective and mystery stories
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by Hoag, Tami
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Newspaper woman Elizabeth Stuart tries to overlook the snobby attitude of the citizens of Still Creek, but circumstances take a turn for the worse when she becomes a murder suspect
Topics: Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths, Fiction, Fiction - Mystery/ Detective, Mystery/Suspense,...
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by Slaughter, Karin, 1971-
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Medical examiner Sara Linton finds herself at the center of a terrifying hostage crisis when as assailant shoots down a police officer and wounds sheriff Jeffrey Tolliver in the Grant County police station
Topics: Linton, Sara (Fictitious character), Tolliver, Jeffrey (Fictitious character), Police, Women...
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by Reichs, Kathy
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Temperance Brennan, forensic anthropologist for both North Caolina and Quebec, has come from Charlotte to Montreal during the bleak days of December to testify as an expert witness at a murder trial
Topics: Brennan, Temperance (Fictitious character), Women forensic anthropologists, Pizza industry,...
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by Evanovich, Janet; Hughes, Charlotte, 1954-
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Topics: Holt, Max (Fictitious character), Swift, Jamie (Fictitious character), Millionaires, Newspaper...
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by Roberts, Nora
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Topics: Americans, Women travelers, Large type books
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by Souad; Cuny, Marie-Thérèse
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Translated by Judith Armbruster
Topics: Souad, Souad, Honor killings, Abused women, Crimes d'honneur, Femmes victimes de violence,...
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by Robbins, Alexandra, 1976-
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Greek letter societies, Women college students, Women, Associations désignées par des lettres...
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by Beaton, M. C
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Frustrated by a series of small jobs after opening her own detective agency, Agatha Raisin places the fledgling agency's reputation on the line by alienating her friends and flirting with a chief suspect
Topics: Raisin, Agatha (Fictitious character), Women private investigators, Children of the rich, Threats
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by Jacqueline Winspear
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Topics: Women private investigators -- England -- London -- Fiction., Young women -- Crimes against --...
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by Sara Donati
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Topics: Scottish Americans -- Fiction, Women immigrants -- Fiction, United States -- History -- War of 1812...
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by Clinton, Hillary Rodham
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Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2003. With new afterword
Topics: Clinton, Hillary Rodham, Clinton, Bill, 1946-, United States. Congress. Senate, Presidents'...
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by Armstrong, Kelley
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On the eve of her marriage, Elena Michaels learns that her fiance has been concealing his secret life as a werewolf, and, as a bonus, he has made her into one also
Topics: Werewolves, Canadian fiction, Horror stories, Canadian, Women journalists, Women werewolves,...
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by Brennert, Alan
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Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2003
Topics: Women, Leprosy
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by Lowell, Elizabeth, 1944-
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Commissioned to cut a rare collection of sapphires, jewel cutter Kate Chandler hires her half-brother to transport the gems, but when he is murdered and the jewels are stolen, Kate must identify the killer before she becomes another victim
Topics: Women detectives, Gem cutting industry, Brothers, Jewelry trade
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by Palahniuk, Chuck
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Originally published: New York : Doubleday, 2003
Topics: General, Fiction, Fiction - Psychological Suspense, Psychological, Suspense, Fiction / General,...
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by Davidson, Carolyn, 1934-
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Topics: Widows, Pregnant women, Wagon trains, Frontier and pioneer life
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by Gardner, Lisa
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Includes excerpt: Alone (p. [435-448])
Topics: Government investigators, Women detectives, Serial murders, Kidnapping
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by Steel, Danielle
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Against a vivid backdrop of history, Danielle Steel tells a compelling story of love and war, acts of faith and acts of betrayal...and of three generations of women as they journey though years of loss and survival, linked by an indomitable devotion that echoes across time. For the Wittgenstein family, the summer of 1915 was a time of both prosperity and unease, as the guns of war sound in the distance. But for eldest daughter Beata, it was also a summer of awakening. By the glimmering waters...
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Christian converts from Judaism, World War, 1939-1945, Concentration camp...
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by Dickey, Eric Jerome
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Former convict Driver's efforts to right the wrongs in his life are compromised by an expensive secret and a past affair with his boss's troublesome wife
Topics: Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Married women, Ex-convicts, Chauffeurs, Secrecy, Suspense...
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by Johansen, Iris
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Topics: Duncan, Eve (Fictitious character), Facial reconstruction (Anthropology), Women sculptors
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by Kingsbury, Karen; Smalley, Gary
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Topics: Married women, Mother and child
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by Anderson, Catherine (Adeline Catherine)
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Serious-minded Zeke Coulter's life begins to sizzle when he finally meets his match in neighboring ranch owner Natalie Patterson
Topics: Ranchers, Children of divorced parents, Divorced mothers, Women singers, Vandalism
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by Stephenson, Neal
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Topics: Single mothers, Treasure-trove, Women spies, Pirates, Mutiny
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Includes index
Topics: Businesswomen, Self-employed women, Success in business, Women millionaires
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by Coben, Harlan, 1962-
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Topics: Identity (Psychology), Runaway husbands, Missing persons, Married women, Suburban life, Photographs
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by Steel, Danielle
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Originally published: London: Bantam, 2003
Topics: Romance, Romance: Modern, Life change events, Divorced women
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by Evanovich, Janet
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Stephanie Plum, girl bounty hunter, the terror of Trenton, the bane of her boyfriend Joe Morelli's existence, and the delight of her crazy grandma's heart, is in the wrong place at the wrong time--as usual. Just happening to be indulging her nachos jones at a local deli when it's robbed by the notorious Red Devils
Topics: Plum, Stephanie (Fictitious character), Women detectives, Murder for hire, Bounty hunters, Witnesses
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by Steel, Danielle
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Topics: Fashion, Americans, Women editors, Widowers, Love stories
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by Bin Ladin, Carmen; Marshall, Ruth, 1961-
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9/11 -- A secret garden -- Falling in love -- My Saudi wedding -- America -- Life with the Bin Ladens -- The patriarch -- Life as an alien -- Two mothers, two babies -- My own chief inmate -- The brothers -- 1979 -- Yeslam -- Little girls -- A Saudi couple -- Sisters in Islam -- Princes and princesses -- Leaving Saudi Arabia
Topics: Bin Ladin, Carmen, Women
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by Weisberger, Lauren, 1977-
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Reprint. Originally published: New York : Doubleday, c2003
Topics: Periodicals, Fashion editors, Women editors, Supervisors
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-394) and index
Topics: Gilbreth, Lillian Moller, 1878-1972, Gilbreth, Lillian Moller, Women industrial engineers,...
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by Clive Upton
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Topic: English language -- Rhyme -- Dictionaries
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by Brockmann, Suzanne
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Originally published: New York : Silhouette, c1998
Topics: United States. Navy. SEALs, Terrorism, Heroes, Pregnant women
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by Giffin, Emily
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After a night of indiscriminate partying, Rachel sleeps with a close friend's fiancé and is consumed with guilt, until the intensity of her feelings forces her to make a difficult choice
Topics: Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Risk-taking (Psychology), Female friendship, Single women
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Prologue -- A Long White Coat -- Hepatoma -- A Partnership -- Night Float -- Crying -- The Last Presentation -- Near-Death Experience -- Code 199 -- Mary Ann -- Deathwatch -- Dreaming -- Coffee -- Connection -- Nightclub -- Raspberry Strudel -- Valencia -- Out of Control -- Complaints -- Death and the Oncologist -- Good-byes -- Homage -- The Last Night -- Sudden Death -- Teaching -- Ashley and Alexa -- TTP -- Covered in Bugs -- Adrift -- Taking It -- Waiting for a Room -- Broken Souls and...
Topics: Practice Of Medicine, Women, Physician and patient, Biography / Autobiography, United States,...
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Topics: Picture dictionaries, French., Picture dictionaries, English., French language -- Dictionaries --...
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by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels
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Now freelancing from south Florida, Dr. Kay Scarpetta returns to her old haunts in Richmond, Virginia, only to encounter a host of baffling and unwelcome surprises as she investigates the death of a fourteen-year-old girl
Topics: Scarpetta, Kay (Fictitious character), Teenage girls, Forensic pathologists, Women physicians,...
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by Wolfe, Tom
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At Dupont University, an innocent college freshman named Charlotte Simmons learns that her intellect alone will not help her survive
Topics: Women college students, Difference (Psychology), Social classes, Race relations, Young women,...
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by Lewis, Beverly, 1949-
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Topics: Amish women, Sisters, Amish
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by Bateman, Tracey Victoria
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Darling Cassidy.-- Tarah's lessons.-- Laney's kiss.-- Emily's place
Topics: Women novelists, Single mothers, Inspirational fiction
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by Dunaway, Michele
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Topics: Administrative assistants, Businessmen, Sex in the workplace, Pregnant women
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by Kauffman, Donna
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Leaving her ranch to return to Washington, D.C. to escort an important client of her father, Darby Landon turns to Glass Slipper, Inc., an exclusive makeover salon, to get ready for a round of glittering high-society parties
Topics: Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Women ranchers
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by Alexander McCall Smith
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Topics: Ramotswe, Precious (Fictitious character) -- Fiction., Women private investigators -- Botswana --...
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by Valdes-Rodriguez, Alisa
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Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Press, c2003
Topics: Hispanic American women, Female friendship
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by Grafton, Sue
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"A Marian Wood book."
Topics: Millhone, Kinsey (Fictitious character), Women private investigators, Ex-convicts
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by Pérez-Reverte, Arturo; Costa, Margaret Jull
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Translation of: La tabla de Flandes
Topics: Art, Flemish, Women art historians, Chess
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by Leon, Donna
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"A Commissario Guido Brunetti mystery"--Jacket
Topics: Brunetti, Guido (Fictitious character), Single women, Police, Romanians
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by Morton, Andrew, 1953-
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-308) and index
Topics: Biography: royalty, Great Britain, Biography / Autobiography, Biography & Autobiography, Women,...
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by Krahn, Betina M
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Topics: Postulancy, Novitiate, Young women, Marriage
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by Jenna Blum
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany --...
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by Copeland, Lori
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Patience Smith's life takes an unexpected turn when she is kidnapped and taken into the Colorado mountains where she eventually is able to escape her abductors
Topics: Mail order brides, Women pioneers, Love stories
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by Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee, 1956-
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Topics: East Indian American women, Mothers and daughters, Divorced mothers, Dreams