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American Libraries

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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2011 Love, Kathy
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Reprint. Originally published: ©2007
Topics: Werewolves, Vampires, Veterinarians
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2011 Brenda Novak
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Topics: Fiction, Man-woman relationships, Families, Law enforcement, Gangs
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2011 Murakami, Takashi, 1965-
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124 p. : 23 cm
Topics: Dogs -- Comic books, strips, etc, Human-animal relationships -- Comic books, strips, etc, Loyalty...
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304 p. : 25 cm
Topics: Viruses, Virus diseases, Molecular evolution, Human evolution
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2011 Ruth Rendell
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Topics: Police, Inspector Wexford (Fictitious character), Fiction
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2011 Cotterill, Colin
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Topics: Paiboun, Siri, Doctor (Fictitious character), Coroners, Older people
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2011 Rajeev Peshawaria
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Topic: Leadership
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2011 Murakami, Haruki, 1949-
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435 p. : 19 cm
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2011 Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
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Includes index
Topics: Carter, Jimmy, 1924-, Presidents, Politics and government, Presidents, Politics and government,...
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2011 Morrell, David
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Originally published: 2008
Topics: Spy stories, Organized crime, Organized crime, Spy stories
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2011 McDermid, Val
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Jacko Vance is an ex-celebrity and sociopath whose brilliance and utter lack of remorse have never left Tony's mind in the ten years since his imprisonment. Now Jacko has escaped from prison, and he is focused on wreaking revenge on Tony and Carol for his years spent in prison
Topics: Hill, Tony, Doctor (Fictitious character), Jordan, Carol, Detective Chief Inspector (Fictitious...
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2011 Aaron J. Elkins
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Topics: Bryan Bennett (Fictitious character), Fiction, Hostage negotiators
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xx, 444 p. ; 24 cm
Topics: Scientology -- United States, Dianetics, Scientologists, Cults -- United States, United States --...
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2011 Fischer, Jens Malte
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x, 766 p., [16] p. of plates : 25 cm
Topics: Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911, Composers -- Austria -- Biography
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2011 Nye, Naomi Shihab
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127 p. ; 24 cm
Topic: American poetry
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2011 Goldbloom, Goldie
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ix, 373 p. ; 21 cm
Topics: Prisoners of war -- Fiction, Italians -- Australia -- Fiction, Farms -- Australia -- Fiction,...
Source: Sony Alpha-A6300 (Control)
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2011 Lyga, Barry
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112 p. : 27 cm
Topics: Comic strip characters -- Comic books, strips, etc, High school students -- Comic books, strips,...
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2011 King, Stephen, 1947-
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Originally published: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1978
Topics: Horror tales, American, Good and evil, Good and evil, Horror tales, American
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2011 Kim, Kang-Tae; Lee, Hanjin; ebrary, Inc
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Health & Healing, Cooking / Wine, Cookery (Pasta), Low-calorie diet, Recipes, Salt-free diet,...
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2011 Margaret Truman
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Topics: Murder for hire, Private investigators, Governmental investigations, Fiction
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2011 Hautman, Pete, 1952-
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June is starting at her sixth school in four years when she meets Wes, who has just broken up with a girlfriend, and although they do not share an instant or intense connection, attraction turns to love and they wonder where it will lead
Topics: Dating (Social customs), High schools, Schools, Moving, Household, Family life, Dating (Social...
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2011 Mercier, Pascal, 1944-
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616 p. ; 24 cm
Topics: Widowers -- Fiction, Congresses and conventions -- Italy -- Genoa -- Fiction, Plagiarism -- Fiction
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2011 Shan, Darren
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For ten years, Capac Raimi has ruled the city as The Cardinal. Created by the first Cardinal to rule after him and continue his legacy, Capac cannot be killed. But that doesn't stop his enemies trying. And he has a lot of enemies
Topics: Gangsters, Missing persons, Revenge, Incas, Gangsters, Incas, Missing persons, Revenge, Missing...
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2011 Bhattacharya, Rahul, 1979-
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A cricket journalist quits his job to relocate to Guyana, where he immerses himself in its decaying wooden houses, sugarcane plantations, and diamond-hunter-scavenged rain forest before going on an adventure with the feisty Jan
Topics: East Indians, Identity (Psychology), Betrayal, Betrayal, East Indians, Identity (Psychology), Race...
Topics: Finley, Amy, Finley, Amy, Food habits, Agriculture, Television personalities
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-304)
Topics: Russell, Mary (Fictitious character), 1900-, Holmes, Sherlock, Holmes, Sherlock, Russell, Mary...
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2011 Ciji Ware
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Topics: Women architects, Fiction, San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906, Architects, History
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2011 Charlotte Bacon
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Topics: Interns (Education), Fiction, High school students, Crimes against, Boarding schools
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2011 Magner, Merlyn Janet
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-170)
Topics: Magner, Merlyn Janet, Floods, Disaster victims
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2011 Gabrielle D. Giffords
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Topics: Head, Women legislators, Astronauts, United States, Patients, Health, Biography, Marriage, United...
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2011 McCarthy, T. C
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While covering a subterranean war under Kazakhstan, reporter Oscar Wendell discovers that the germline soldiers, genetically engineered super-soldiers, are more than weapons, and that playing with the human genome has deadly consequences
Topics: Reporters and reporting, Genetic engineering, Reporters and reporting, Genetic engineering, Genetic...
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2011 Whyman, Matt
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"The memoir of a family of six living in a quiet part of England who, though not farmers, decide to buy two mini-pigs"--
Topics: Whyman, Matt, Swine as pets, Pet owners, Human-animal relationships
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2011 Brendan DuBois
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Topics: Fiction, Journalists, Lewis Cole (Fictitious character)
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2011 Mayer, Kirsten; Unten, Eren Blanquet, ill
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Cover title
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2011 Porter, Darwin; Prince, Danforth
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Includes index
Topic: TRAVEL
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Topics: Popular works, Labor laws and legislation
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2011 Perry, Steve school principal
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Topics: EDUCATION / General, School improvement programs
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2011 Roberts, Nora
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The historic hotel in Boonsboro, Maryland, has endured war and peace, changing hands, even rumored hauntings. Now it's getting a major facelift from the Montgomery brothers and their eccentric mother. As the architect of the family, Beckett's social life consists mostly of talking shop over pizza and beer. But there's another project he's got his eye on: the girl he's been waiting to kiss since he was fifteen..
Topics: Architects, Widows, Single mothers, Bed and breakfast accommodations, Man-woman relationships
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When Piper Kerman was sent to prison for a ten-year-old crime, she barely resembled the reckless young woman she'd been when she committed the misdeeds that would eventually catch up with her. Happily ensconced in a New York City apartment, with a promising career and an attentive boyfriend, she was suddenly forced to reckon with the consequences of her very brief, very careless dalliance in the world of drug trafficking. Kerman spent thirteen months in prison, eleven of them at the infamous...
Topics: Kerman, Piper, Federal Correctional Institution (Danbury, Conn.), Women prisoners, Reformatories...
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2011 Pape, Sharon B
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"Berkley Prime Crime mystery"--Spine
Topics: Women private investigators, Dogs, Women detectives, Dogs, Dogs, Women private investigators
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2011 Irwin, Barbara J; Yock, Patricia A; Burckhardt, Judith A; Kaplan, Inc
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At head of title on cover: Kaplan
Topics: National Council Licensure Examination for Practical/Vocational Nurses, Practical nursing,...
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2011 Johnstone, William W; Johnstone, J. A
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"Twelve years ago, newspaperman John Bryce saved an innocent man from the hangman's noose. That man was Matt Jensen. In gratitude, Matt gave Bryce four gold nuggets and told him, "If there's ever anything I can do, just let me know." Now, that day has come. As editor of the Fullerton Defender, Bryce has become the target of a powerful--and ruthless--English lord. His weapons are intimidation and violence. And his hired guns are the most sadistic and deadliest prairie rats Matt...
Topics: Mountain life, Frontier and pioneer life, Large type books, Mountain life, Frontier and pioneer...
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2011 Minton, Brenda
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278 pages ; 18 cm
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 258-262) and index
Topics: Prehistoric peoples, Indians of North America
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2011 Meadows, Daisy
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Published in 2009 by Orchard Books in the UK as Destiny, the pop star fairy
Topics: Walker, Rachel (Fictitious character), Tate, Kirsty (Fictitious character), Fairies, Women singers,...
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2011 Weeks, Sarah
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After the death of Polly Portman, whose award-winning pies put the town of Ipswitch, Pennsylvania, on the map in the 1950s, her devoted niece Alice and Alice's friend Charlie investigate who is going to extremes to find Aunt Polly's secret pie crust recipe. Includes fourteen pie recipes
Topics: Pies, Bakers and bakeries, Formulas, recipes, etc, Family life, Mothers and daughters, Mystery and...
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xi, 285 p. : 25 cm
Topics: African American press -- History -- 20th century, Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Press coverage --...
xiii, 130 pages : 19 cm
Topics: Books -- Quotations, maxims, etc, Authors -- Quotations, Authors, Books
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2011 Virginia Henley
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Topics: Social life and customs, England, Aristocracy (Social class), Fiction
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2011 Graeber, David
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Debt, Money, Financial crises
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2011 Fiorato, Marina
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"Reading group gold"--Cover
Topics: Palio di Siena (Festival), Horse racing, Young women
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A companion to the Animal Planet series "River Monsters" highlights the most shocking creatures the author has come across in his travels as an extreme fisherman
Topics: River monsters (Television program), River monsters (Television program), Dangerous fishes,...
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2011 Steel, Danielle
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Weaves together the stories of Brigitte Nicholson, a modern-day writer assisting her mother with a family genealogy project, and Brigitte's ancestor Wachiwi, a daring young Sioux woman on an incredible journey to the French court in the eighteenth century
Topics: Genealogy, Family secrets, Indians of North America, Indian women, Courts and courtiers, Secrecy,...
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2011 Lackey, Mercedes
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"A novel of Valdemarl"--Jacket
Topics: Valdemar (Imaginary place), Orphans, Valdemar (Imaginary place), Roman, Amerikanisches Englisch
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2011 Ranney, Karen; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Though she possesses remarkable talents and astonishing insight, Veronica MacLeod knows nothing about the man who appears from nowhere to prevent her from committing the most foolish and desperate act of her life. Recently named Lord Fairfax of Doncaster Hall, the breathtaking, secretive stranger agrees to perform the one act of kindness that can rescue the Scottish beauty from scandal and disgrace--by taking Veronica as his bride. Journeying with Montgomery Fairfax to his magnificent...
Topics: Scandals, Marriage, Man-woman relationships
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2011 Mayhue, Melissa; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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When Colin MacAlister is cursed by the Faerie Queen and ends up in the bed of twenty-first-century Abigail Porter--who also happens to be the most beautiful creature he's ever laid eyes on--he's torn between anger and lust. Colin is determined to see Scotland free of English control and must return to the fourteenth century, yet he cannot forget the woman who haunts his dreams and stirs him with scorching desire
Topic: Time travel
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2011 Clive Cussler
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Topics: Treasure troves, Fiction
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2011 Holub, Joan; Williams, Suzanne, 1953-
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Ages 8-12
Topics: Aphrodite (Greek deity), Atalanta (Greek mythology), Beauty, Personal, Goddesses, Greek, Gods,...
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2011 Robb, J. D., 1950-
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Peabody, Eve, and her husband Roarke are trying to get the hard evidence they need to bring two dirty cops down -- knowing all the while that the two are willing to kill to keep their secret
Topics: Large type books, Dallas, Eve (Fictitious character), Policewomen, Women detectives, Dallas, Eve...
"Published simultaneously in Canada"--T.p. verso
Topics: Politicians, Imaginary histories
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2011 Justin Torres
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To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Al-Anon, Hazelden presents this multimedia retrospective of the Fellowship that has brought recovery to countless family members and loved ones of alcoholics and addicts. With its roots in the early days of Alcoholics Anonymous, when wives joined their husbands at the AA meetings and found refuge and understanding in one another, Al-Anon Family Groups has grown into a robust worldwide fellowship of men and women healing from the impact of addiction. Through...
Topics: alcoholics anonymous, chemical dependency, substance use disorders, alcohol, alcoholism, history,...
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2011 Paul Doiron
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Topics: Traffic accidents, Crimes against, Fiction, Game wardens, False imprisonment, Missing persons,...
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2011 Andrew Krivak
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Topics: Soldiers, Fiction, World War, 1914-1918
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2011 Byrd, Rhyannon; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Raine Spencer is on the brink. Held prisoner because of her abilities, Raine--a powerful psychic as well as vampire--desperately needed a savior. But the last one she expected was the green-eyed soldier who'd once hunted her kind. Since her rescue, she's tried to forget Seth McConnell, unable to cope with the strange, simmering attraction that draws her to the compelling human. But their goals--find the Kraven who held Raine captive and destroy him--are the same. The ever-growing web of...
Topics: Vampires, Psychics, Shapeshifting, Paranormal fiction, Good and evil, Man-woman relationships,...
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2011 Gates, Olivia
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When Aris Sarantos discovers that Selene Louvardis has borne his child, he is determined to keep them both in his life
Topics: Infants, Man-woman relationships, Infants, Man-woman relationships
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2011 Butt, John, 1943-
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xii, 591 p. ; 25 cm
Topics: Spanish language -- Grammar, Spanish language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- English, Spanish...
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2011 Kristin Hannah
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2011 Courtney Milan
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2011 Donna Kauffman
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Topics: Fiction, Businessmen, Women photographers
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2011 Douglas, Michelle
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Topics: Secretaries, Supervisors, Secretaries, Supervisors
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288 p. : 25 cm
Topics: Weapons systems -- History -- 20th century, World War, 1939-1945 -- Technology, Military research...
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2011 Resau, Laura; Farinango, Maria Virginia. aut; Delacorte Press. pbl
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"A Junior Library Guild selection"--Jkt. flap
Topics: Quechua Indians, Indentured servants, Social conflict, Villages, Betrayal, Escapes, Courage,...
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2011 Kingsbury, Karen
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After a long, lonely silence from Cody Coleman, Bailey Flanigan becomes closer to one-time Hollywood co-star Brandon Paul. Nights on the town in New York City and long talks on the balcony of his Malibu Beach home have Bailey dizzy with new feelings. She wonders if her days with Cody are over forever. Meanwhile, Cody's success coaching a small town football team has brought him closer to a woman who better understands him and his new life ..
Topics: Large type books, Large type books, Large print books
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2011 Fisher, Robert I. C., 1955-
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Includes index
Topic: Ireland