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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 Archer, Jeffrey, 1940-
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Topics: United States. Central Intelligence Agency, Intelligence officers, Assassins, World politics
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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 Garwood, Julie
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By edict of the King, Alec Kincaid must take an English bride, and his choice, young Jamie Jamison, sees Alec as everything her heart warned her against--arrogant, good looking, and passionate
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Topics: Man-woman relationships, English fiction, United States
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by McNaught, Judith
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Topics: Fugitives from justice, Women teachers, Kidnapping, Love stories, English fiction, United States
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by Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957; Williams, Garth
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Revised edition, illustrated by Garth Williams, published in 1953
Topics: Juvenile Fiction, New York (State), Fiction, Classics, Children's Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,...
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In the tradition of Norman Mailer's "The Naked and the Dead" and James Jones's "The Thin Red Line," Marlantes tells the powerful and compelling story of a young Marine lieutenant, Waino Mellas, and his comrades in Bravo Company, who are dropped into the mountain jungle of Vietnam as boys and forced to fight their way into manhood
Topics: United States. Marine Corps, Vietnam War, 1961-1975
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by Beschloss, Michael R., author
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xi, 739 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : 25 cm
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Topics: Presidents -- United States -- History, Political leadership -- United States -- History, Executive...
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by Joseph Campbell
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Topics: Campbell, Joseph, 1904- -- Interviews, Myth, Religion historians -- United States -- Interviews
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by David Platt
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Topics: Christian life -- United States, Christianity and culture -- United States, American Dream --...
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Includes index
Topics: Vann, John Paul, United States. Army, Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Soldiers
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by Griffin, W. E. B
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Topics: United States. Marine Corps, World War, 1939-1945
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by Danielle Steel
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Topics: Traina, Nick, Steel, Danielle -- Family, Manic-depressive persons -- United States -- Biography,...
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by Garwood, Julie
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Topics: United States marshals, Man-woman relationships, Love stories
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-378) and index
Topics: United States. Food and Drug Administration, États-Unis. Food and Drug Administration, United...
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by Christopher Paul Curtis
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Topics: Juvenile Historical Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Children's Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction, Children: Grades...
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by Ludlum, Robert, 1927-2001
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Jason Bourne has no past and he may have no future. His memory is blank; he only knows he was fished out of the Mediterranean, his body riddled with bullets. His face altered by plastic surgery. A frame of microfilm has been surgically implanted in his hip. Even his name is a mystery. Marked for death, he is racing for survival through a bizarre worls of murderous conspirators--led by Carlos, the world's most dangerous assassin. Who is Jason Bourne? The answer may kill him
Topics: Carlos, the Jackal, United States. Central Intelligence Agency, Bourne, Jason (Fictitious...
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by Robert T. Kiyosaki
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Topics: Finance, Personal, Investments, Wealth -- Social aspects -- United States, Rich people -- United...
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by Baldacci, David
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Topic: United States. Army Criminal Investigation Command
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by Portis, Charles; Tartt, Donna. aft
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First published in 1968
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Topics: Teenage girls, Fathers, United States marshals, Outlaws, Revenge, Western stories, Humorous fiction
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by Baldacci, David
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Two Secret Service agents, one of them retired, have each had similar experiences losing presidential candidates while assigned to protect them. As the two discredited agents enter a maze of lies, secrets, and deadly coincidences, they uncover a shocking truth: that the separate acts of violence that shattered their lives were really a long time in the making --and are a long way from over
Topics: United States. Secret Service, Secret service
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by Patterson, James
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Topics: Literature & Fiction -- World Literature -- United States -- African American, Mystery &...
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by Garwood, Julie; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: English fiction, United States
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by Stanton E. Samenow
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Topics: Criminals -- Rehabilitation -- United States., Juvenile delinquents -- Rehabilitation -- United...
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by Henderson, Dee
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A federal judge has been murdered. There is only one witness, and someone wants her dead. U.S. Marshal Marcus O'Malley thought he knew the risks of the assignment going in -- until he fell in love. To do what he must accomplish, he must walk back into his past and wrestle with the complex matter of prayer, and again learn to trust a sovereign God
Topics: O'Malley family (Fictitious characters : Henderson), United States marshals, Western stories,...
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by Henderson, Dee
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Women are turning up dead. And Lisa O'Malley digging into a crime means trouble is soon to follow. She's a forensic pathologist and mysteries are her domain. Book number three in the O'Malley series brings back Lisa O'Malley and U.S. Marshal Quinn Diamond from The Guardian in a tense investigative thriller. She's not a believer, and her journey toward faith is a fascinating look at how a forensic pathologist views the Resurrection. Quinn has found loving her is easier than keeping her safe....
Topics: United States marshals, Serial murders, O'Malley family (Fictitious characters : Henderson),...
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by Griffin, W. E. B; Butterworth, William E. (William Edmund)
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Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, United States. Office of Strategic Services, Intelligence officers,...
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by Mason, Robert, 1942-
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Reprint. Originally published: New York : Viking, 1983
Topics: Mason, Robert, 1942-, United States. Army, Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Vietnam War, 1961-1975,...
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by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels
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Topics: United States. Dept. of Defense, Scarpetta, Kay (Fictitious character), Medical examiners (Law),...
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by Pamela Paul
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Topics: Sociology, Pornography, Social Science, Social aspects, United States, Social Science /...
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by Miller, Linda Lael; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Brothers, United States marshals
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by Coulter, Catherine
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When FBI agent Dane Carver's twin brother, Father Michael Joseph, is brutally murdered in his San Francisco church, husband-and-wife agents Lacey Sherlock and Dillon Savich take a personal interest in the investigation. Then Nicola "Nick" Jones, a homeless woman and the only witness to the shooting, is scared out of her mind because she's trying to hide from her own monsters-who are drawing closer and closer. The chase goes from San Francisco to the Premiere Studios in Los Angeles and...
Topics: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Sherlock, Lacey (Fictitious character), Savich,...
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by William E. Butterworth (W.E.B.) Griffin
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Topics: United States. Marine Corps -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction, United States -- History,...
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Topics: English fiction, United States
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by Richard D. Winters
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Topics: Winters, Richard D, United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Regiment, 506th. Company E -- History,...
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by Weis, Margaret; Hickman, Tracy
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On steamy Pryan, never-ending sunlight and plentiful rain have created a jungle so vast that humans and elves dwell high in the trees and only dwarves live anywhere near the ground. From the treetops the aristocratic elves sell weapons to the other races, whose incessant warfare sends a steady steam of profits and essential resources skyward. Now, generations of dissent and race hatred will not heal -- not even under the threat of annihilation at the hands of legendary Titans. Armed with little...
Topics: Death Gate Universe (Imaginary place), English fiction, United States
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by McNaught, Judith
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"First Pocket Books paperback printing July 1999"--T.p. verso
Topics: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Policewomen, Undercover operations, Money...
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by Griffin, W. E. B
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Extraordinary challenges face the Marines in Korea. It is the fall of 1950. The Marines have made a pivotal breakthrough at Inchon, but a roller coaster awaits them
Topics: United States. Marine Corps, Korean War, 1950-1953
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by Griffin, W. E. B; Butterworth, William E., ((William Edmund).)
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Charlie Castillo's secret unit has been disbanded, but that doesn't mean he's out of business. A FedEx package arrives, bearing photos of barrels containing some of the most dangerous biohazard materials on Earth, all of which were supposed to have been destroyed during a raid on a secret Russian factory in the Congo. Who has them, and what do they want? Castillo has a feeling he's not going to like the answers
Topics: United States Army Delta Force, Undercover Operations
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by Homer H. Hickam
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Topics: Hickam, Homer H., 1943-, Aerospace engineers -- United States -- Biography
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by Vincent Bugliosi
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Topics: Kennedy, John F. -- 1917-1963 -- Assassination., Oswald, Lee Harvey., Conspiracies -- United States.
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by Appleby, Joyce Oldham; Hunt, Lynn, 1945-; Jacob, Margaret C., 1943-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: History, Geschiedschrijving, Objectiviteit, Postmodernisme, Histoire, Historiographie, History,...
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by Baldwin, James, 1924-1987
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"New introduction by the author"--Cover
Topics: Baldwin, James, 1924-1987, Baldwin, James, 1924-1987, African Americans, African Americans, Noirs...
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by Welch, Jack, 1935-; Byrne, John A
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Includes index
Topics: Welch, Jack, 1935-, Welch, Jack, 1935-, Welch, Jack (John Francis), 1935-, General Electric...
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-242)
Topics: Murray, James Augustus Henry, -- Sir, -- 1837-1915 -- Friends and associates, Minor, William...
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by Frances Stonor Saunders
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Topics: United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- Influence, Politics and culture -- United States,...
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by Nordhoff, Charles, 1887-1947; Hall, James Norman, 1887-1951, jt. auth
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Topics: United States. Army. Aero Squadron, 103d, World War, 1914-1918
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by Pike, Christopher, 1961-
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topic: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
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by Brockmann, Suzanne
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The admiral's bride (1999) -- Identity: Unknown (2000)
Topics: United States. Navy. SEALs, United States. Navy. SEALs, Man-woman relationships, Women scientists,...
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by Doug Stanton
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Topics: United States. -- Army. -- Special Forces -- History -- 21st century, Afghan War, 2001- -- Cavalry...
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by Foote, Shelby
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Includes bibliographies and indexes
Topic: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
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by Grisham, John
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Published in March, 1991, The Firm was hailed by reviewers, booksellers, and readers alike, and soon became the number one bestseller across America. Now comes Grisham's equally gripping new novel: and unforgettable story that begins with the simultaneous assassinations of two Supreme Court justices
Topics: United States. Supreme Court, United States. Supreme Court, Detective and mystery stories,...
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Includes index
Topics: United States. Central Intelligence Agency, États-Unis. Central Intelligence Agency, USA, Geheime...
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by Felix, Christopher
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Topics: United States. Central Intelligence Agency, Espionage, Spies, Intelligence service
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Nancy Drew sets out to prove that her father's client was unjustly accused of trying to sabotage the United States space program
Topics: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Drew, Nancy (Fictitious character),...
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by Tony Horwitz
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Topics: History: American, Journeys, History - General History, Customs & Traditions, United States,...
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by Brown, Dan, 1964- aut
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Topics: United States. National Security Agency, Computer security, Ameriska knjizevnost
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by William E. Butterworth (W.E.B.) Griffin
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Topics: United States. Marine Corps -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction, United States -- History,...
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by Baldacci, David
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From the Publisher: Oliver Stone and his Camel Club are in a race to stop a man who is determined to auction off America to the highest bidder: Roger Seagraves is selling America to her enemies, one devastating secret at a time. On a local level, Annabelle Conroy, the most gifted con artist of her generation, is becoming a bit of a Robin Hood as she plots a monumental scam against one of the most ruthless businessmen on earth. As the killings on both fronts mount, the Camel Club fights the most...
Topics: United States. Congress. House, Library of Congress, Secret societies, Legislators, Conspiracies,...
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by Peretti, Frank E
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In the 1880s, a fiery preacher is hanged in a mining town by people who reject God in favor of Reason. The people's sins give birth to a dragon which to this day terrorizes the area. The story is recounted by a wildlife biologist who meets the dragon while investigating killer-bears. By the author of This Present Darkness
Topics: Dragons, English fiction, United States
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by Halldorson, Phyllis
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Topics: English fiction, United States
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"Includes new material for the paperback edition"--P. 4 of cover
Topics: Raddatz, Martha, Raddatz, Martha, United States. Army. Cavalry Division, 1st, Iraq War, 2003-, Iraq...
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Lessons and Teachings from a Lifetime in Golf
Topics: Golf, Sports & Outdoor Recreation, Sports, Sports & Recreation, Essays, Golf - Instruction,...
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by Grady, James, 1949-
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Topics: United States. Central Intelligence Agency, Suspense, Spy stories
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: United States. Central Intelligence Agency, États-Unis. Central Intelligence Agency, Intelligence...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-334) and index
Topics: United States. Marine Corps. Marine Regiment, 7th. Battalion, 2nd. Fox Company, Korean War,...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-302) and index
Topic: United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 20th (1862-1865)
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by Kissinger, Henry, 1923-; Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987, former owner
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994, Kissinger, Henry, 1923-, Nixon, Richard M. (Richard...
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by Brenda Jackson
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Topic: United States. Marine Corps -- Officers -- Fiction.
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Prologue: Sustaining truths -- Obstructed giant -- Children of the twice-born -- Beginnings: from the top down -- Stamp Act crisis -- Response -- Selden's penny -- Chance and Charles Townshend -- Boston takes the lead -- "Bastards of England" -- Drift -- Resolution -- War -- "Half a war" -- Independence -- War of posts -- War of maneuver -- Revolution becomes a European war -- War in the South -- "Fugitive war" -- Inside the campaigns -- Outside the campaigns --...
Topics: American Revolution (1775-1783), Confederation of the United States (1783-1789), Amerikaanse...
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Topics: Serial murders -- United States, Serial murderers -- United States -- Psychology, Murder victims --...
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Includes index
Topics: Clinton, Bill, 1946-, Clinton, Bill, USA, Presidents, Politics, United States
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by Schwartz, Alvin
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Topics: Ghost stories, American., Horror tales, American., Tales -- United States., Folklore -- United...
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by Clancy, Tom, 1947-; Telep, Peter, 1965-
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For years, ex-Navy SEAL Maxwell Moore has worked across the Middle East and behind the scenes for the Special Activities Division of the CIA, making connections, extracting valuable intelligence, and facing off against America's enemies at every turn. When Moore arrives at a rendezvous to take charge of a high-ranking Taliban captive, the meeting takes a horrific turn
Topics: United States. Central Intelligence Agency, Taliban, Drug traffic, Drug traffic, Terrorism
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by McNaught, Judith
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Originally published: New York : Pocket Books, 1998
Topics: United States. Federal Bereau of Investigation, Policewomen, Undercover operations, Money laundering
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by Bill Guggenheim
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Topic: Spiritualism -- United States -- Case studies.