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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 Langley, Andrew, 1949-; Brightling, Geoff, illustrator; Dann, Geoff, illustrator
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Includes bibliographical references (page 69) and index
Topics: Civilization, Medieval, Civilization, Medieval, Middle Ages, Civilization, Medieval, Medieval...
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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 Rochon, Farrah
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Life is one endless touchdown for Jared Dawson, the star cornerback for the New York Sabers. Or it is until he discovers his girlfriend in bed with another man. So Jared returns to flings-with-no-strings until he meets choreographer Chyna McCrea. Can they find a way to make love work?
Topics: Football players, Choreographers, Choreographers, Football players
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2011 Simon, Charnan
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Lucy has her life planned out: she'll graduate and then join her boyfriend, Luke, at college in Austin. She'll become a Spanish teacher, and they'll get married. Deciding there's no reason to wait, and despite trying to be careful, Lucy gets pregnant. Now, none of Lucy's options are part of her picture-perfect plan. Together, she and Luke will have to make the most difficult decision of their lives
Topics: Pregnancy, High schools, Schools, Teenage pregnancy, Pregnancy, High schools, Teenage pregnancy
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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 Dahl, Kjell Ola, 1958-; Bartlett, Don
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"A thriller"--Cover
Topics: Drug addicts, Police, Drug addicts, Police
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2011 Ward, J. R., 1969- author
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As the son of a serial killer, homicide detective Thomas "Veck" DelVecchio, Jr., grew up in the shadow of evil. Now, on the knife-edge between civic duty and blind retribution, he atones for the sins of his father- while fighting his inner demons. Assigned to monitor Veck is Internal Affairs officer Sophia Reilly, whose interest in him is both professional and arousingly personal. And Veck and Sophia have another link: Jim Heron, a mysterious stranger with too many answers... to...
Topics: Deadly sins, Angels, Paranormal fiction, Angels, Demonology, Detectives, Angels, Deadly sins,...
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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 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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2011 Mary S. Lovell
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Topics: Prime ministers, Family, Biography
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2011 Jillian Hunter
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Topics: Social life and customs, Man-woman relationships, Fiction
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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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xvii, 238 p. : 24 cm
Topics: Cosmology -- Philosophy, Life -- Origin -- Philosophy
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2011 World Book, Inc
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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2011 Eric Lustbader
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Topics: Jason Bourne (Fictitious character), Fiction, Intelligence officers
xiii, 130 pages : 19 cm
Topics: Books -- Quotations, maxims, etc, Authors -- Quotations, Authors, Books
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2011 McKenzie, Lee; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Christmas stories, Abandoned children, Man-woman relationships, Families, Adoption
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xi, 285 p. : 25 cm
Topics: African American press -- History -- 20th century, Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Press coverage --...
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2011 Southwick, Teresa; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"All Rose Traub wants is to fall in love, get married and have her happy ending. But after dating every eligible bachelor in town, the sassy Texas transplant is still looking for Mr. Right. That doesn't include handsome, boyishly charming Austin Anderson, who's totally wrong for her in every way. Then why is the buzz around town that they're dating? And we're wondering if there's any truth to the rumor that Austin secretly wants to set a wedding date of his own ... with the sassy redhead...
Topics: Cowboys, Man-woman relationships, Weddings
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2011 Sara Wheeler
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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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2011 Virginia Henley
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Topics: Social life and customs, England, Aristocracy (Social class), Fiction
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2011 Tremblay, Carl; Van Ackere, Daniel; Burgoyne, John; Keller + Keller
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Includes index
Topics: One-dish meals, Quick and easy cooking, Cooking, Asian, Cooking, Mexican, Cooking, American,...
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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 Melanie Rawn
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Topics: Magic, Magicians, Families, Fiction
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2011 Adrian, Lara
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Stolen away from her life of wealth and privilege by the evil vampire Dragos, and subjected to many years of captivity and torment, Corrine Bishop, rescued by the Order, finds safety in the arms of Hunter, a formidable warrior who is now hell-bent on making Dragos pay for his sins
Topics: Vampires, Captivity, Revenge, Vampires, Captivity, Revenge, Vampires
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80 pages : 29 cm
Topics: Technology -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature, Science -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature,...
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xiii, 282 p. : 25 cm
Topic: Masculinity
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Labor laws and legislation
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2011 Aaron J. Elkins
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Topics: Bryan Bennett (Fictitious character), Fiction, Hostage negotiators
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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221 p. ; 23 cm
Topics: Chopin, Kate, 1850-1904 -- Criticism and interpretation, Chopin, Kate, (1851-1904) -- Critique et...
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2011 Hampton, Brenda (Brenda M.)
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276 pages ; 21 cm
Topic: African Americans -- Fiction
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2011 Dava Sobel
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Topics: Astronomy, Influence
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2011 Gruen, Sara
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Includes a reader's guide
Topics: Human-animal relationships, Bonobo, Animal rights activists, Reality television programs, Bonobos,...
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xxvii, 719 p. ; 23 cm
Topics: Latin American literature -- Dictionaries, Latin American literature -- Bio-bibliography --...
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2011 Rajeev Peshawaria
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Topic: Leadership
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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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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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Title from catalog
Topics: Reading (Elementary), Reading (Elementary)
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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 Bartlett, L. L. (Lorraine L.); Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Berkley Prime Crime mystery"--Spine
Topics: Artisans, Artists
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2011 Miriam Toews
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Topics: Mennonites, Young women, Families, Self-actualization (Psychology) in women, Fiction
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2011 Love, Kathy
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Reprint. Originally published: ©2007
Topics: Werewolves, Vampires, Veterinarians
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2011 Peymani, Christine; Murr, Adam B; Osten, Carson van, ill; Pixar (Firm); Walt Disney Pictures
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At head of title: Disney/Pixar
Topics: Automobiles, Automobile racing, Readers, Automobiles, Automobile racing, Readers (Elementary),...
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2011 Holub, Joan
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272 p. ; 20 cm
Topics: Artemis (Greek deity) -- Juvenile fiction, Artemis (Greek deity) -- Fiction, Apollo (Deity) --...
Source: Sony Alpha-A6300 (Control)
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2011 Tom Ryan
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Topics: Mountaineers, Anecdotes, Dog owners, Human-animal relationships, Dogs, Biography
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Includes recipes and an excerpt from: The gingerbread bump-off
Topics: Newsom, Phyllis (Fictitious character), Women, Baking, Baking, Newsom, Phyllis (Fictitious...
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2011 Kennedy, Joanne; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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In the wake of a nasty divorce, Lacey Bradford heads for Wyoming where she's sure her old friend will take her in. But her high school pal Chase Caldwell is no longer the gangly boy who would follow her anywhere. For one thing, he's now incredibly buff and handsome, but that's not all that's changed. Chase has been through tough times and is less than thrilled to see the girl who once broke his heart. But try as he might to resist her, while Lacey's putting her life back together, he's finding...
Topics: Cowboys, Divorced women, Man-woman relationships
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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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2011 P. C. Cast
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Topics: Mythology in literature, Religion in literature, Folklore in literature
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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...
127 p. : 28 cm
Topics: Tōkyō Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan -- Exhibitions, Art, Japanese -- Exhibitions, Buddhist art -- Japan...
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2011 Tobar, Héctor, 1963-
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422 p. ; 24 cm
Topics: Women household employees -- Fiction, California, Southern -- Fiction
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2011 Perro, Bryan; Maudet, Y
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"Originally published in Canada as Amos Daragon, Porteur de Masques"--T.p. verso
Topics: Fantasy, Adventure and adventurers, Prophecies, Good and evil, Prophecies, Good and evil, Good and...
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2011 Dubus, Andre, 1959-
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387 p. ; 25 cm
Topics: Dubus, Andre, 1959-, Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography
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2011 Brouwer, Sigmund, 1959-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-308)
Topics: Elementary school teachers, Conspiracies
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2011 Donna Kauffman
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Topics: Fiction, Businessmen, Women photographers
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2011 Phillips Academy. Math Department (Math 320/ Ms. Ruth Doherty)
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1 v. (unpaged) : cm
Topics: Counting -- Juvenile literature, Counting, Massachusetts -- Pictorial works
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2011 Wells, Rosemary
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32 unnumbered pages : 23 cm
Topics: Cats -- Juvenile fiction, Grandparents -- Juvenile fiction, Dolls -- Juvenile fiction, Dolls --...
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xix, 251 pages : 24 cm
Topics: Tokita, Kamekichi, 1897-1948 -- Criticism and interpretation, Tokita, Kamekichi, 1897-1948 --...
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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,...
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2011 Fallon, Siobhan
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"Amy Einhorn books."
Topics: Military spouses, Families of military personnel
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2011 Rubenfeld, Jed, 1959-
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"Originally published in the UK by Headline 2010"--T.p. verso
Topics: Physicians, Terrorism, Terrorism investigation, Psychoanalysis
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2011 Peter Helton
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Topics: Police, Fiction
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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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Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-304)
Topics: Russell, Mary (Fictitious character), 1900-, Holmes, Sherlock, Holmes, Sherlock, Russell, Mary...
Topics: Finley, Amy, Finley, Amy, Food habits, Agriculture, Television personalities
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2011 Cohee, Jim
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1 online resource (117 pages)
Topics: Boys -- Fiction, FICTION -- General, Boys, Indianapolis (Ind.) -- Fiction, Indiana -- Indianapolis
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2011 Sebastian Barry
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2011 Hensher, Philip
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436 p. ; 24 cm
Topic: Missing children -- England -- Fiction
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2011 Susan Wittig Albert
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Topics: Murder, Investigation, Herbalists, Arson investigation, China Bayles (Fictitious character), Fiction
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2011 MaryJanice Davidson
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Topics: Eric Sinclair (Fictitious character), Betsy Taylor (Fictitious character), Vampires, Fiction
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2011 Jon Michaud
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