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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 Jo Beverley
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Topic: London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction
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by Child, Lee
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A Reacher novel
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Topics: Reacher, Jack (Fictitious character), Ex-police officers, Mercenary troops
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by Simmons, Dan
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Their captain's insane vision of a Northwest Passage has kept the crewmen of HMS Terror trapped in Arctic ice for two years without a thaw. But the real threat to their survival isn't the ever-shifting landscape of white, the provisions that have turned to poison, or the ship slowly buckling in the grip of the frozen ocean. The real threat is whatever is out in the frigid darkness, stalking their ship, snatching and brutally killing their fellow seamen. Captain Crozier, who has taken over the...
Topics: Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc, Shipwrecks, Sea monsters
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by Woodiwiss, Kathleen E
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Follows the relationship between Berengaria, who is forced into marriage with a nefarious squire, and her beloved Raven, a Scottish soldier determined to save her from an evil fate
Topics: Young women, Stepfathers, Arranged marriage, Nobility, Stepfathers
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"By royal appointment."
Topics: Romance - Contemporary, Fiction / Romance / General, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Modern,...
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by Hart, Jessica
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Meredith's been forced to take a job on a remote cattle station, with a boss she can't stand! It should be easy to keep things professional-except their office is under the blistering Outback sun, and Hal's work attire is a bare chest and thigh-hugging jeans! Although they're worlds apart, it's getting harder to keep things strictly business
Topics: American Light Romantic Fiction, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Modern, Romance -...
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by Hofstadter, Douglas R., 1945-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [377]-382) and index
Topics: Self (Philosophy), Consciousness, Intellect, Soul, Symbolen, Patronen (modellen), Bewustzijn,...
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by Jenny Downham
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Topics: Terminally ill -- Fiction, England -- Fiction
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Includes an excerpt from Richard Bachman's Blaze (p. [663-670])
Topics: Horror - General, Fiction / General, King, Stephen - Prose & Criticism, Fiction, Fiction -...
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by James Patterson
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by Joyce, Brenda; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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The victim of a childhood tragedy, Lady Blanche Harrington finds herself incapable of experiencing genuine emotion and dreads being forced to choose from a bevy of fawning suitors, until she meets a reclusive war hero Rex de Warenne
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by Follett, Ken
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Originally published: New York : William Morrow and Co., 1989
Topic: Cathedrals
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by Cole, Kresley
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"A man noted for his courage and integrity, Captain Grant Sutherland journeys to Oceania to find Victoria Dearbourne, an English girl lost at sea a decade before."--Back cover
Topics: Ship captains, Shipwreck victims, Rescues
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by Phillips, Susan Elizabeth
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Topic: Football players
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by Picoult, Jodi, 1966-
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"In Sterling, New Hampshire, 17-year-old high school student Peter Houghton has endured years of verbal and physical abuse at the hands of classmates. His best friend, Josie Cormier, succumbed to peer pressure and now hangs out with the popular crowd that often instigates the harassment. One final incident of bullying sends Peter over the edge and leads him to commit an act of violence that forever changes the lives of Sterling's residents. Even those who were not inside the school that...
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11,...
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by Kishimoto, Masashi, 1974-
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"This book reads from right to left"--P. [4] of cover
Topic: Ninja
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by Belfort, Jordan
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Topics: Belfort, Jordan, Stockbrokers, Securities industry
Includes index
Topics: World history, World history
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by McCaig, Donald; Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949. Gone with the wind
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Sequel to Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the wind
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by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels
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Topics: Scarpetta, Kay (Fictitious character), Medical examiners (Law), Forensic pathologists, Women...
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by Coulter, Catherine
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Topics: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Savich, Dillon (Fictitious character), Sherlock,...
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by Jason, 1965-
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Topics: Graphic Novels, Comics & Graphic Novels, Fiction, Graphic Novels - General, Comics &...
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by Sidney Sheldon
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Topic: Women -- Violence against -- Fiction
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by Karen Rose
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Topics: Archaeologists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Fiction., Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Fiction.
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by Kurland, Lynn; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topic: Time travel
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by Small, Bertrice; Small, Bertrice
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Topics: Inheritance and succession, Administration of estates, Courts and courtiers, Historical fiction,...
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by Moning, Karen Marie
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In Dublin the walls are coming down between Man and Faery. That means that the Buffy-like services of MacKayla Lane-the 22-year-old Georgia-born sidhe-seer (or one who can see the Fae) and slayer are required. Mac is determined to kick the nasties back to faeryland and to avenge her sister Alina's murder by the Fae's dark Lord Master. She's also seeking the sinister Sinsar Dubh, a book of black magic. Jericho Barrons, Mac's enigmatic protector, is a purveyor of books and antiquities (and of...
Topics: Americans, Magicians, Magic, Fairies, Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction
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Includes index
Topics: Executive Management, Personal Guidance, Business & Economics, Business / Economics / Finance,...
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by Hill, Joe
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First published: Hornsea : PS, 2005
Topics: Short stories, Ghost stories
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by Berry, Joanne, 1971-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-250) and index
Topics: Archeologische vondsten, Reconstructies, Dagelijks leven, Romeinse oudheid
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by Roberts, Nora
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Topics: Hostage negotiations, Large type books
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When high school student Clay Jenkins receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah's voice recounting the events leading up to her death
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Wick, Lori
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Token Creek, Montana Territory, 1880. Cassidy Norton is a fine seamstress who makes her living sewing for others. Amid the bustle of a busy frontier town, her life is rich. What time her business doesnt take, her friends and church family fill. But Cassidy hasn't always lived in Token Creek, and few people know her full story. So she struggles with a nagging unsettledness in her heart. Cassidy's friend Meg is married to a rancher and has a baby, something Cassidy wants for herself. But that...
Topic: Women tailors
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by Jericho, Chris; Fornatale, Peter T
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Topics: Jericho, Chris, World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc, Wrestlers
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by Feehan, Christine. aut
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by Collins, Jackie
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Lucky Santangelo is back with a vengeance--still every bit as strong, sexy, and seductive as ever! But Lucky is older and wiser, and hot to reclaim her power position in Las Vegas. However, a deadly enemy from her past has resurfaced--a person determined to take everything from her, including the family she holds so dear: two sons and an out-of-control teenage daughter who is just as outrageous as Lucky herself. Like mother, like daughter. And if that old saying holds true, it's going to be one...
Topics: Santangelo, Lucky (Fictitious character), Businesswomen
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In his fifties, Michael Gates Gill had it all: a big house, a loving family, and a six-figure salary. By sixty, he had lost everything: downsized at work, divorced at home, and diagnosed with a slow-growing brain tumor, Gill had no money, no insurance, and no prospects. He took a job at Starbucks, and for the first time in his life, he was a minority--the only older white guy working with a team of young African-Americans. He was forced to acknowledge his prejudices and admit that his new job...
Topics: Gill, Michael (Michael Gates), Starbucks Coffee Company, Advertising executives, Marketing...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 224-232)
Topics: Koran, Koran
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by Roberts, Nora; Roberts, Nora. Hidden star; Roberts, Nora. Captive star
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Two stories in which a fist-sized blue diamond brings together an unlikely pair: a woman with amnesia and a private investigator and a bounty hunter and his bail-jumping quarry
Topic: Diamonds
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by James Patterson
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Topics: Cross, Alex (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Police -- Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction, African...
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by Robb, J. D., 1950-
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"Nora Roberts writing as J.D. Robb"--Jacket
Topics: Dallas, Eve (Fictitious character), Police, Policewomen
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by Geronimo Stilton
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by Camp, Candace; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Americans, Widows, Secret societies
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In the aftermath of an Israeli attack on Iranian nuclear facilities, CIA director Irene Kennedy and operative Mitch Kelly are dispatched to the Middle East to diffuse Iran's sworn retaliation against the United States
Topics: Rapp, Mitch (Fictitious character), Intelligence officers, Terrorism
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by Smith, Scott, 1965 July 13-
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Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2006
Topics: American Horror Fiction, Fiction, Fiction - Horror, Horror, Horror - General, Fiction / Horror,...
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by Feehan, Christine
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"A Drake Sisters novel"--Cover
Topics: Models (Persons), Sheriffs, Stalking victims
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by Sandford, John, 1944 Feb. 23-
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From the Publisher: Three murders in just as many weeks in the quiet rural town of Bluestem is unheard of. It's also no coincidence. And it's not over: Detective Virgil Flowers is about to be pulled into the middle of a killer's violent personal vendetta
Topic: Murder
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by Rick Atkinson
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Five girls in the Clique each face challenges during eighth grade -- from the soccer field to getting the key to the secret room at OCD from a Briarwood boy
Topics: Interpersonal relations, Cliques (Sociology), Friendship, Schools
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Includes bibliographical references and (p. [336]-356) index
Topics: Economic history, Economic development
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by Roberts, Nora; Roberts, Nora. Irish rebel; Roberts, Nora. Sullivan's woman
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Irish rebel -- Sullivan's woman
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Horses, Horses, Models (Persons)
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by King, Stephen, 1947- aut
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by Rogers, Rosemary
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Raine Wimbourne, vows to uphold her father's legacy as champion of the poor, but finds trouble in the form of dashing Philippe Gautier, who believes that she is the key to saving his brother's life
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by Valenzuela, Luisa, 1938-
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Short stories
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by Hamid, Mohsin, 1971-
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"Changez is living an immigrant's dream of America. At the top of his class at Princeton, he is snapped up by the elite valuation firm of Underwood Samson. He thrives on the energy of New York, and his budding romance with elegant, beautiful Erica promises entry into Manhattan society at the same exalted level once occupied by his own family back in Lahore. But in the wake of September 11, Changez finds his position in his adopted city suddenly overturned and his relationship with Erica...
Topics: Pakistani Americans, Race discrimination, Self-perception, Psychological fiction, Social...
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by Wick, Lori
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Topics: Young women, Grandfathers
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by Chris D'lacey; Chris D'Lacey
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by Hopkins, Ellen
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Seventeen-year-old Pattyn, the eldest daughter in a large Mormon family, is sent to her aunt's Nevada ranch for the summer, where she temporarily escapes her alcoholic, abusive father and finds love and acceptance, only to lose everything when she returns home
Topics: Novels in verse, Family problems, Mormons, Alcoholism, Identity, Sex, Aunts
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by Feehan, Christine
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On the verge of becoming a vampire, Manolito De La Cruz is called back to his Carpathian homeland and unexpectedly finds his destined lifemate, MaryAnne Delaney, who has no idea of the lengths that Manolito will go to to keep his mate
Topic: Vampires
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by Clark, Mary Higgins
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Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2006
Topics: Twins, Kidnapping
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by Montessori, Maria, 1870-1952
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Sequel to Education for a new world
Topic: Montessori method of education
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by Horowitz, Anthony, 1955-
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While working with the Australian Secret Service on a dangerous mission, teenaged spy Alex Rider uncovers information about his parents
Topics: Rider, Alex (Fictitious character), Spy stories, Orphans, Adventure stories, Rider, Alex...
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by Thomas, Jodi
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On the run from her brutal fiancé, Liberty Mayfield must find a way to stop the wedding without risking her father's life and, turning to a reclusive rancher for help, finds her destiny in his arms
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Ranchers, Ranch life, Frontier and pioneer life
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by Mallery, Susan
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Marina Nelson had promised her sister--who was marrying playboy Todd Aston's cousin--that she'd help him plan the perfect wedding. And somehow Marina discovered that she "wanted" Todd--and that Todd wanted "her." Yet the harder she fell for Todd, the more she realized that he didn't trust marriage-minded women. Which made her grandmother's offer of a million dollars to whichever Nelson sister married him a big problem
Topics: Romance fiction, American, Love stories, American
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by Cussler, Clive; Kemprecos, Paul
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"A Kurt Austin adventure"--Cover
Topics: Austin, Kurt (Fictitious character), Underwater exploration, Marine scientists
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by Anderson, Caroline
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Topics: American Light Romantic Fiction, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Modern, Romance -...
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Topic: Graphology
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by Linda Lael Miller
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Topics: Romance - Contemporary, Fiction / Romance / General, American Light Romantic Fiction, Fiction,...
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by Atul Gawande
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Topics: Essays, Health Care Issues, Medical / Essays, Medical, Medical / Nursing, Case studies, Internal...
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by Dewdney, Anna
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At bedtime, a little llama worries after his mother puts him to bed and goes downstairs
Topics: Mother and child, Bedtime, Llamas, Stories in rhyme, Mother and child, Bedtime, Llamas, Picture...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 274-296) and index
Topics: Five Percent Nation, African American Muslims, Muslim
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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 McMahon, Barbara
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Topics: Businesspeople, Pregnancy, Large type books, Businesspeople, Large type books, Pregnancy