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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 Sander, Sonia; Duendes Del Sur (Firm)
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A sinister spook is haunting the carnival. Mystery, Inc. has to catch the Creep before he spoils everyone's fun
Topics: Scooby-Doo (Fictitious character), Carnivals, Scooby-Doo (Fictitious character), Carnivals,...
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2011 Mayo, Margaret. Dig dig digging; Holmes, Janet A. Have you seen duck; Rylant, Cynthia. Henry and Mudge and the best day of all; Mack, Jeff. Hippo and rabbit in three short tales; Mayer, Mercer, 1943- I was so mad; Schreiber, Anne. Log hotel; Shannon, David. Rain came down; Anderson, Derek. Story county here we come; Slater, Teddy. Wrong-way rabbit; Adler, David A. Young Cam Jansen and the baseball mystery; Scholastic Inc
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Topics: Reading (Elementary), Reading (Elementary)
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xii, 302 p. : 22 cm
Topics: Pachirat, Timothy, 1976-, Slaughtering and slaughter-houses -- Social aspects -- United States,...
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2011 Tebow, Tim, 1987-; Whitaker, Nathan
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Headache -- The early years -- Preparing a foundation -- A fair farewell -- Philippines, football, faith, and Otis -- Where to go, where to go? -- Running down a dream -- Getting my feet wet in the swamp -- Ending up in the desert -- Starting over -- Communication problems -- The Heisman -- Doing the right thing -- A discouraging start and a promise -- A promise fulfilled -- Matching their intensity -- Finishing strong -- The draft and Denver
Topics: Tebow, Tim, 1987-, Tebow, Tim, 1987-, Football players, Christian athletes, Christian athletes,...
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2011 Dams, Jeanne M
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Topics: Johansson, Hilda (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Women detectives -- Indiana -- South Bend --...
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2011 Kelly, Carla
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"19th century"--Spine
Topics: Great Britain. Royal Navy, Great Britain. Army, United States. Army, Marriage, Scots, Nurses, Poor...
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2011 Coben, Harlan, 1962-
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Topics: Bolitar, Myron (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Women tennis players, Runaway husbands
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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...
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2011 Linda Lael Miller
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Topics: Cowboys, Fiction
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1 v. : 22 cm
Topic: Alice (Fictitious character : Carroll) -- Fiction
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2011 Faherty, Terence
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"It{u2019}s 1969. The Summer of Love is a fading memory, but the Vietnam War rages on. Scott Elliott, veteran operative of Hollywood Security, agrees to find the runaway daughter of a has-been star. Her trail skirts the new and burgeoning business of hard-core pornography and ends at an outdoor rock concert under the control of a savage gang, where Elliott is as at-home as Sam Spade at Woodstock. Still, he{u2019}ll take any distraction from his own troubles. His son Billy is missing in...
Topics: Elliott, Scott (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Runaways, Motion picture industry,...
Publisher's advertisments follow text (8 p.)
Topics: Doctorow, Cory, Doctorow, Cory -- Interviews
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2011 Hooper, Kay
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303 pages ; 18 cm
Topics: Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Man-woman relationships
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Topic: Education
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2011 Mondello, Lisa
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"Steeple Hill Inspirational Romance"--Spine
Topics: Traffic accidents, Child psychologists, Man-woman relationships, Physicians, Child psychologists,...
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2011 Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014; Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen
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A policeman's obsessive love for a tempestuous wig factory worker ends in tragedy in this updated version of Bizet's Carmen, set in Spanish Harlem, and told in screenplay format
Topics: Hispanic Americans, Love, Hispanic Americans, Hispanic Americans
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2011 Aaron J. Elkins
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Topics: Bryan Bennett (Fictitious character), Fiction, Hostage negotiators
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Labor laws and legislation
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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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80 pages : 29 cm
Topics: Technology -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature, Science -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature,...
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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 Gideon, Nancy
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"HUNTER OF SHADOWS features characters briefly introduced in BOUND BY MOONLIGHT who play an integral role in uncovering more Shifter mythology and a few surprises. He's a dedicated Shifter cop with a hidden agenda and she's a fearless assassin determined to get in his way both professionally and intimately."--Author's website
Topic: Shapeshifting
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2011 Brown, Peggy (Game designer)
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131 p. : 29 cm
Topics: Family recreation -- Juvenile literature, Handicraft -- Juvenile literature, Amusements -- Juvenile...
Source: Sony Alpha-A6300 (Control)
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2011 Link, Caroline, 1964-
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x, 405 p. : 24 cm
Topic: German language -- Readers
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2011 Kumar, Lisa, editor; Gale Group
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"Facts and pictures about authors and illustrators of books for young people."
Topics: Authors, Children's literature, Illustrators, Authors, Children's literature, Illustrators
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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 Harrington, Laura, 1953-
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When Alice Bliss learns that her father is being deployed to Iraq, she's heartbroken. Alice idolizes her father, loves working beside him in their garden, accompanying him on the occasional roofing job, playing baseball. When he ships out, Alice is faced with finding a way to fill the emptiness he has left behind. Matt will miss seeing his daughter blossom from a tomboy into a full-blown teenager. Alice will learn to drive, join the track team, go to her first dance, and fall in love, all while...
Topics: Teenage girls, Families of military personnel, Fathers and daughters, Mothers and daughters, Loss...
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2011 Smiley, Jane
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As her husband's obsessions with science take a darker turn on the eve of World War II, Margaret Mayfield is forced to consider the life she has so carefully constructed
Topics: United States. Navy, Officers' spouses, Marriage
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2011 Don Bruns
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Topics: Carnivals, Private investigators, Murder, Investigation, Fiction, James Lessor (Fictitious...
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221 p. ; 23 cm
Topics: Chopin, Kate, 1850-1904 -- Criticism and interpretation, Chopin, Kate, (1851-1904) -- Critique et...
viii, 246 p. ; 25 cm
Topics: Spanish-American War, 1898 -- African American troops, Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) --...
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xiii, 199 p. : 24 cm
Topics: Video journalism, Reporters and reporting, Journalism -- Methodology, Video recordings --...
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2011 Masters, Hilary
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274 p
Topic: New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction
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2011 Madison, Tracy
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Topics: Christmas stories, Romance fiction, Man-woman relationships
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2011 Susan Patron
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2011 Brendan DuBois
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Topics: Fiction, Journalists, Lewis Cole (Fictitious character)
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2011 Urdahl, Catherine; Kemble, Mai S., ill
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On the first day of kindergarten, Polka-dot uses the fix-it kit her grandpa has prepared for her to help her make a friend
Topics: First day of school, Kindergarten, Grandparent and child, Schools, Repairing, Friendship, First day...
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2011 Darla Schumm and Michael Stoltzfus
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Topic: Attitudes towards Disabilities
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2011 Mayer, Kirsten; Unten, Eren Blanquet, ill
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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...
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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 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 MaryJanice Davidson
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Topics: Werewolves, Vampires, Fiction
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2011 Hayder, Mo
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After a popular Bath teen's murder, police detective Zoe Benedict looks beyond the usual motives to solve the crime; while her divorced sister, Sally, takes a housekeeping job for a wealthy entrepreneur who behaves in increasingly suspicious ways
Topics: Policewomen, Sisters, Divorced mothers, Murder, House cleaning
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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 Lakin, Rita
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When Joyce Steiner moves into Fort Lauderdale's Lanai Gardens, reopening an old rivalry with Arlene Simon, whose husband ran off with Joyce fifty-five years earlier, Gladdy and the girls must band together to catch a killer when Joyce is murdered and Arlene stands accused of the crime
Topics: Gold, Gladdy (Fictitious character), Murder, Older women, Retirees, Gold, Gladdy (Fictional...
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2011 Littlefield, Sophie
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"A Thomas Dunne book."
Topics: Hardesty, Stella (Fictitious character), Middle-aged women, Murder, Hardesty, Stella (Fictitious...
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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 Mercier, Pascal, 1944-
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616 p. ; 24 cm
Topics: Widowers -- Fiction, Congresses and conventions -- Italy -- Genoa -- Fiction, Plagiarism -- Fiction
xvi, 254 p. : 21 cm
Topic: Breastfeeding
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xiv, 221 p. : 24 cm
Topics: Poverty -- China -- Yunnan Sheng, Economic development -- China -- Yunnan Sheng, Poverty -- China...
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xiii, 282 p. : 25 cm
Topic: Masculinity
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2011 Fisher, Robert I. C., 1955-
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Includes index
Topic: Ireland
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2011 Michaels, Fern
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"Previously published in hardcover in a slightly different version under the title Split second by Severn House in July 1999"--Title page verso
Topics: Bombings, Psychics, Christmas, Psychics, Christmas
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2011 Lene Kaaberbol
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Topics: Crime, Fiction
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [344]-359) and index
Topics: Hopper, Dennis, 1936-2010, Motion picture actors and actresses, Motion picture producers and...
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2011 Roy, Ron, 1940-; Gurney, John Steven, 1962- illustrator
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As a Father's Day gift to the twins' Dad, Bradley, Brian, and their cousins Lucy and Nate try to identify and stop whatever creature is biting fruits and vegetables in the garden
Topics: Detective and mystery stories, Mystery and detective stories, Gardens, Pests, Father's Day, Twins,...
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2011 Donna Kauffman
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Topics: Fiction, Businessmen, Women photographers
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2011 Dava Sobel
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Topics: Astronomy, Influence
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Includes discussion questions
Topics: Uncles, Nurses, Orphans, Twins
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Solar houses, Building-integrated photovoltaic systems, Dwellings, Building-integrated photovoltaic...
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2011 Aames, Avery; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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When a body is found in a long-abandoned winery, Providence, Ohio cheese shop owner Charlotte Bessette trades in her fondue fork for a flashlight to clear a friend's niece of suspicion. But as Charlotte starts to turn up the truth, the killer starts turning up the heat
Topics: Cheese, Cheese shops
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2011 Tyerman, Christopher
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xii, 260 p. ; 22 cm
Topic: Crusades -- Historiography
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2011 Blackwell, Juliet; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"An Obsidian mystery."
Topics: Dwellings, Contractors, Women detectives, Detective and mystery stories
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2011 Justin Torres
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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 Leigh, David, 1946-; Harding, Luke, 1968-; Pilkington, Edward; Booth, Robert; Arthur, Charles, 1960-
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"The Guardian."
Topics: Assange, Julian, Assange, Julian, Assange, Julian, WikiLeaks (Organization), WikiLeaks...
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2011 Faust, Christa; Kripke, Eric
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At head of title: Supernatural
Topic: Human smuggling
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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 Clive Cussler
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Topics: Treasure troves, Fiction
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2011 Giffin, Emily
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Following a tragic accident, two women--Tessa Russo, a renowned pediatric surgeon, and Valerie Anderson, an attorney and single mother--living in the same Boston suburb but with relatively little in common aside from a fierce love for their children converge in ways no one could have imagined
Topics: Stay-at-home mothers, Single mothers, Pediatric surgeons, Life change events, Triangles...
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2011 Will Allison
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2011 McGrath, M. J., 1964-
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Investigating the murder of an adventurist under her watch, half-Inuit Arctic guide Edie Kiglatuk teams up with police sergeant Derek Palliser when she realizes that the victim's tour group was searching for something specific
Topics: Inuit, Women hunting guides, Murder, Natural resources, Diplomatic relations, Inuit, Murder,...