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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 John J. Ratey
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Topics: Exercise, General, Health & Fitness / Exercise, Health & Fitness, Consumer Health, Mind and...
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by Cashore, Kristin
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"Houghton Mifflin Harcourt"
Topics: Good and evil, Good and evil, Fantasy, Fantasy, Women warriors, Nobility, Uncles, Magic, Violence,...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-165) and index
Topics: Internet industry, High technology industries, Information technology
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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2007
Topics: Mystery fiction, Rich people, Police
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by Way, Gerard, author; Bá, Gabriel, artist; Stewart, Dave, artist; Piekos, Nate, letterer
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"This volume reprints the comic book series The Umbrella Academy: apocalypse suite, issues #1-#6, and the story from the 2008 Free Comic Book Day book, published by Dark Horse Comics. This volume also includes The Umbrella Academy short story originally featured on darkhorse.com."--Title page verso
Topics: Heroes, Robots, Graphic novels, Heroes, Robots, Graphic novels, Heroes, Robots
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by Flanagan, John (John Anthony)
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Originally published in Australia by Random House Australia Children's Books, 2006, under title Oakleaf bearers
Topics: Heroes, War stories, Heroes, War, Fantasy
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by Sherrilyn Kenyon
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Topics: Romance - Fantasy, Fiction / Romance / Fantasy, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Gothic
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by Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968; Shillinglaw, Susan
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [xxxi]-xxxiii)
Topics: Grocery trade, Conduct of life
Includes index
Topics: Buffett, Warren, Financial statements, Business enterprises, Corporations, Investment analysis,...
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by Picoult, Jodi, 1966-
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Topics: Literary, Fiction / General, Fiction, Fiction - General, School shootings, High school students,...
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by Mead, Richelle
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While Rose is coping with the darker effects of being shadow-kissed, her relationship with Dimitri is finally taking off, and when he disappears during a Strigoi attack on St. Vladimir's Academy, she must make a terrible choice
Topics: Vampires, High schools, Schools, Magic, Social classes
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by Kleypas, Lisa
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Haven Travis is the rebellious heiress of a wealthy oil family. But as Haven marries a man the Travises disapprove of, her life is set on a new and dangerous path. Two years later, when Haven returns to town, she is determined never to fall for the wrong man again. And Hardy Cates, an enemy of her family, is the last person she needs darkening her door
Topic: Rich people
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by Christine Feehan
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Topic: Vampires -- Fiction
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by Lindsey, Johanna
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by Leigh, Lora
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Topics: Single women, Brothers, Twins, Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
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by Roberts, Nora; Roberts, Nora. Blithe images
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First impressions -- Blithe images
Topics: Rich people, Carpenters, Neighbors, Models (Persons), Man-woman relationships
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by Eoin Colfer
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Topics: Lemurs -- Juvenile fiction, Magic -- Juvenile fiction, Fairies -- Juvenile fiction, Space and time...
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by Roberts, Nora
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Gathered around the Pagan Stone three boys set in motion a force bent on destruction that threatens their childhood town of Hawkins Hollow until years later they meet again with three equally determined women to find a way to use the Stone to stop the murder and mayhem
Topics: Friendship, Blessing and cursing, Demonology, Spiritual warfare, Precognition, Occult fiction
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by James, Eloisa
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by Way, Gerard; Bá, Gabriel; Stewart, Dave
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"This volume reprints the comic book series The Umbrella Academy: apocalypse suite, issues #1-#6, and the story from the 2008 Free Comic Book Day book, published by Dark Horse Comics. This volume also includes The Umbrella Academy short story originally featured on darkhorse.com"--T.p. verso
Topics: Heroes, Robots
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by Flanagan, John (John Anthony)
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"Published in Australia by Random House Australia Children's Books ; first published in the United States of America by Philomel Books"--T.p. verso
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Balogh, Mary; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"A Dell book."
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by Richardson, Kat
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A Greywalker with the ability to negotiate the shadowy realm between the living world and the paranormal, private detective Harper Blaine investigates the appearance of zombies roaming the underground beneath Seattle
Topics: Blaine, Harper (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Women private investigators -- Washington (State)...
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by Michael Scott
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Topics: Flamel, Nicolas, -- d. 1418 -- Juvenile fiction, Machiavelli, Niccolò, -- 1469-1527 -- Juvenile...
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by Roberts, Nora; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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As the madness, which happens for seven days every seven years, prepares to descend upon the town of Hawkins Hollow, three men bound by blood and three woman bound by ancestry to a demon join forces to stop the terror from beginning again
Topics: Legal stories, Telepathy, Spiritual warfare, Friendship, Blessing and cursing
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by Mead, Richelle
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While on a school skiing trip, guardian-in-training Rose faces everything from misunderstandings between friends to fights among factions of Moroi as reports of horrific Strigoi attacks raise tensions, ultimately leading Rose and some of those closest to her into a battle that teaches her much about life, death, and love
Topics: Vampires, Skis and skiing, Interpersonal relations, High schools, Schools, Magic, Social classes,...
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by Picoult, Jodi, 1966-
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Originally published as a trade pbk. in 2004 by the same publisher; the current edition includes "A Reader's Club Guide."
Topics: Ghost, Suspense, Fiction / General, General, Fiction, Fiction - Espionage / Thriller, Abenaki...
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by French, Tana
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Six months after the events of In the Woods, Detective Cassie Maddox is still trying to recover. She's transferred out of the murder squad and started a relationship with Detective Sam O'Neill, but she's too badly shaken to make a commitment to him or to her career. Then Sam calls her to the scene of his new case: a young woman found stabbed to death in a small town outside Dublin. The dead girl's ID says her name is Lexie Madison--the identity Cassie used years ago as an undercover...
Topics: Women detectives, Murder
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by Krentz, Jayne Ann
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Topic: Psychic ability
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by Wick, Lori
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Topics: Single mothers, Women merchants, Runaway husbands, Forgiveness
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by Mercier, Pascal, 1944-; Harshav, Barbara, 1940-
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"First published in the German language in 2004 by Carl Hanser Verlag"--T.p. verso
Topics: Teachers, Teachers, Self-realization, Lateinlehrer, Reise, Arzt, Widerstand, Salazarismus
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by Barbery, Muriel, 1969-; Anderson, Alison
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"2007 French booksellers prize"--P. [4] of cover
Topics: Apartment concierges, Apartment dwellers
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by Radley, Tessa
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Topics: Millionaires, Mistresses
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by Linda Howard
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Topic: Large type books
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by Scalzi, John, 1969-
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"A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
Topics: Science Fiction - General, Fiction / Science Fiction / General, Fiction, Fiction - Science Fiction,...
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by Balogh, Mary; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Dell historical romance"--Spine
Topic: Aristocracy (Social class)
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by Ward, J. R. (Jessica Bird); Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topic: Vampires
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by Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee, 1956-
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Retelling of the Mahabharata
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by Laurens, Stephanie
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Penelope Ashford, Portia Cynster's younger sister, has grown up with every advantage --wealth, position, and beauty. Yet Penelope is anything but a typical ton miss --forceful, willful and blunt to a fault, she has for years devoted her considerable energy and intelligence to directing an institution caring for the forgotten orphans of London's streets. But now her charges are mysteriously disappearing. Desperate, Penelope turns to the one man she knows who might help her--Barnaby Adair.--From...
Topic: Cynster family (Fictitious characters)
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by Sandford, John, 1944 Feb. 23-
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Summoned by Lucas Davenport to investigate a pair of murders in which the victims are found with lemons in their mouths, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigator Virgil Flowers struggles to find a connection that could prevent additional killings
Topics: Davenport, Lucas (Fictitious character), Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Government investigators
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by Robb, J. D., 1950-
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The death of a prominent businessman in 2060 New York prompts Lieutenant Eve Dallas to seek assistance from her billionaire husband, an investigation that proves complicated when clues suggest that the killer had been known by the victim's family
Topics: Dallas, Eve (Fictitious character), Police, Policewomen, Businessmen, Rich people, Dallas, Eve...
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by Daniel H. Pink
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Topics: Careers - General, Business & Economics / Careers, Business & Economics, Careers / Job...
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by Baldacci, David
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Topic: International relations
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by Shaffer, Mary Ann; Barrows, Annie
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Maps on lining papers
Topics: Women authors, Book clubs (Discussion groups)
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by Stine, R. L.
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RL4, 008-012
Topics: Monsters, Amusement parks, Puppets, Horror stories, Amusement parks, Puppets and puppet plays,...
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by Francisco Jiménez
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by Feehan, Christine; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Bewitching rock superstar Joley Drake can have any lover she wants. But when her life is threatened, her dangerously sexy bodyguard is the only man she needs. There's just one problem: his shadowy reputation as a secret Russian hit man may put Joley in even greater peril.--From publisher description
Topics: Women singers, Sisters, Women
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by Gayle Callen
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Topics: Romance - Historical, Fiction / Romance / Historical, Romance - General, Fiction, Fiction -...
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by Cox, Maggie
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Topic: Love stories
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by Seth Godin
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Topic: Leadership
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by Abercrombie, Joe
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The King of the Union lies on his deathbed, the peasants revolt, and the nobles scramble to steal his crown. No one believes that the shadow of war is about to fall across the heart of the Union. Only the First of the Magi can save the world, but there are risks
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by Weber, David, 1952-
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topics: Science Fiction - General, Fiction / Science Fiction / General, Fiction, Fiction - Science Fiction,...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-324)
Topics: Sheff, David, Sheff, Nic, Drug abuse, Methamphetamine abuse, Children of divorced parents,...
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by Quick, Amanda
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Topics: Relics, Hypnotists, Secret societies
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by Butler, Octavia (Octavia Butler)
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Title from eBook information screen
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Jackson, Brenda (Brenda Streater)
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Novel originally published: New York, NY : Kensington Pub. Corp., ©1998
Topics: African Americans, Madaris family (Fictitious characters), Brothers and sisters, Actors, Teachers
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by Barclay, Linwood
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Fourteen-year-old Cynthia Bigge wakes up one morning to find her entire family gone. Twenty-five years later, their unexplained disappearance still haunts her. She agrees to appear on the reenactment show Deadline, hoping the TV exposure might provide her with some answers, although her husband, English teacher Terry Archer, is considerably more skeptical. Indeed, not long after the show airs, the two are shaken down by a psychic, receive a series of bizarre phone calls, and become the victims...
Topic: Missing persons
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by Thornton, Sarah
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-265) and index
Topics: Art, Art, Art, Art auctions, Art criticism, Kunsthandel, Kunstveilingen, Tentoonstellingen,...
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by Chan, Francis; Yankoski, Danae
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-178)
Topic: Christian life
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by Stewart, Mark A. (Mark Alan), 1957-
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At head of title: Peterson's
Topics: Business Education, Educational Tests And Measurements (Higher Education), Study Aids, Study...
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by Jackson, Brenda (Brenda Streater)
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"Quade Westmoreland's one-night love affair with Cheyenne had branded him body and soul, but he'd never even learned her last name. Almost a year later, driven by memories and one incriminating photo, the sexy operative had finally tracked her down--and discovered three little babies bearing his features. Learning he was a father made Quade even more determined: he would claim Cheyenne Steele in every way. Shockingly, the irresistible beauty seemed intent on resisting him. But the...
Topics: Single mothers, African Americans, Man-woman relationships
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by Graham, Heather
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Includes an excerpt from: Deadly gift (p.[389]-392)
Topics: Police, Women, Serial murders
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by Rebecca Winters
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Topics: Olive industry and trade -- Spain -- Fiction, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Spain -- Fiction
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by Robb, J. D., 1950-
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The priest at a Catholic funeral mass brings the chalice to his lipsand falls over dead. When Detective Lieutenant Eve Dallas confirms that the consecrated wine contains potassium cyanide, she's determined to find out who committed this unholy act
Topics: Dallas, Eve (Fictitious character), Police, Policewomen, Priests
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by Grisham, John
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When a judge returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste in a small Mississippi town, the company's billionaire owner seeks to influence the appeal process by using his money to "buy" a seat on the state Supreme Court
Topics: Chemical industry, Chemical industry, Trials (Offenses against the environment), Corporations,...
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by Gould, Steven
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topics: Teleportation, Science fiction
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by Bertrice Small
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Topic: Great Britain -- History -- Henry VI, 1422-1461 -- Fiction
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by Elizabeth Scott
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Topics: Social Issues - Emotions & Feelings, Social Issues - Sexual Abuse, Social Issues - Violence,...
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by Mann, Catherine
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Topic: Love stories
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by Leigh, Lora; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Includes an excerpt from Mercury's war.--pp. [285]-294
Topic: Supernatural
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by Balogh, Mary
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"A Delacorte Book"--Title page verso
Topics: School principals, Young women, Nobility, Love stories, Regency fiction
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by Kamara, Mariatu; McClelland, Susan
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When Mariatu set out for a neighborhood village in Sierra Leone, she was kidnapped and tortured, and both of her hands cut off. She turned to begging to survive. This heart-rending memoir is a testament to her courage and resilience. Today she is a UNICEF Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict
Topics: Kamara, Mariatu, Kamara, Mariatu, Kamara, Mariatu, War victims, Amputees, War victims, Amputees,...
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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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Reprint. Originally published: Doubleday, c1989
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by Dunlop, Barbara
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Topic: Love stories
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by Edith Layton
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Topics: Romance - Historical, Fiction / Romance / Historical, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance:...