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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 Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, 1977-
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Growing up in a wealthy Nigerian home under the domain of a harsh, demanding, and tyrannical father, Kambili and her brother, Jaja, find new happiness during a visit to their Aunty Ifeoma outside the city, but as Kambili enjoys her newfound freedom and falls in love for the first time, the country begins to fall apart under a military coup
Topics: Teenage girls, Children of the rich, Brothers and sisters, Fathers and daughters, Religious...
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by Tartt, Donna
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Richard Papen had never been to New England before his nineteenth year. Then he arrived at Hampeden College and quickly became seduced by the sweet, dark rhythms of campus life -- in particular by an elite group of five students, Greek scholars, worldly, self-assured, and at first glance, highly unapproachable
Topics: Teacher-student relationships, College students, Classicists, Murder, College stories, Papen,...
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xi, 253 pages ; 24 cm
Topics: Artificial intelligence -- Economic aspects -- China, Artificial intelligence -- Economic aspects...
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by Huether, Sue E; McCance, Kathryn L; Barnette, Philip
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"[CD companion includes]: key terms matching exercices, interactive algorithm exercices, answers to the Quick Check questions in the text, chapter summaries, critical thinking questions and answers, glossary of terms related to pathophysiology" --p. [iv]
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Topics: Physiology, Pathological, Nurses, Pathology, Disease, Physiology, Pathophysiologie Pathologie...
Includes bibliographical references (p. 292-293)
Topics: Hoffa, James R. (James Riddle), 1913-, Sheeran, Frank, Gangsters, Mafia, Teamsters
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 805-904)
Topics: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790, Statesmen, Scientists, Inventors, Printers, Large type books
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by Emoto, Masaru, 1943-
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favorite 11
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Using high-speed photography, Dr. Masaru Emoto demonstrates that crystals formed in frozen water reveal changes when specific, concentrated thoughts are directed toward them. Water that flows from clear springs or has been exposed to loving words shows brilliant, complex, and colorful snowflake patterns, while polluted water, or water exposed to negative thoughts, forms incomplete, asymmetrical, dull-colored patterns. Since humans and the earth are composed mostly of water, these findings have...
Topics: Water, Water quality, Anthroposophy
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Includes collections from Out of Boneville, The Great Cow Race, Eyes of the Storm, The Dragonslayer, Rock Jaw: Master of the Eastern Border, Old Man's Cave, Ghost Circles, Treasure Hunters, Crown of Horns
Topic: Comic books, strips, etc
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by Toni Morrison
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Mahan, L. Kathleen; Escott-Stump, Sylvia
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Topics: Diet Therapy, Food, Nutritional Physiological Phenomena, Diétothérapie, Nutrition, Aliments,...
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 737-749) and index
Topics: Philanthropists, Historical - U.S., Biography/Autobiography, Biography & Autobiography,...
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by Bordwell, David; Thompson, Kristin, 1950-
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"The international edition is not available in North America"--T.p. verso
Topic: Motion pictures
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by J.J. Viljoen; P. Amakali; M.J. Namuandi
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Topics: Ndonga, Engels
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by Hopkins, Ellen
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Kristina Georgia Snow is the perfect daughter, gifted high school junior, quiet, never any trouble. But on a trip to visit her absentee father, Kristina disappears and Bree takes her place. Bree is the exact opposite of Kristina. Through a boy, Bree meets the monster: crank. And what begins as a wild ecstatic ride turns into a struggle through hell for her mind, her soul - her life
Topics: Cocaine abuse, Drug abuse, High schools, Schools, Family problems, Pregnancy, Drug abuse,...
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by Harrison, Lisi
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Wealthy Massie is determined to exclude middle class Claire, the daughter of her father's old friend, from her seventh-grade clique at a very exclusive private school in Westchester, New York, but after Massie steals her only friend, Claire strikes back
Topics: Cliques (Sociology), Social classes, Middle schools, Schools, Cliques (Sociology), Social classes,...
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by Stephen R. Covey
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Topics: Self-actualization (Psychology), Success, Satisfaction, Vocation
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by American Bible Society
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Title from cover
Topic: Bible
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by Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940
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Jay Gatsby had once loved beautiful, spoiled Daisy Buchanan, then lost her to a rich boy. Now, mysteriously wealthy, he is ready to risk everything to woo her back. This is the definitive, textually accurate edition of a classic of twentieth-century literature, The Great Gatsby. The story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan has been acclaimed by generations of readers. But the first edition contained a number of errors resulting from Fitzgerald's...
Topics: Traffic accidents, First loves, Rich people, Mistresses, Revenge
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by Roberts, Gregory David
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Previous edition: Little, Brown, 2004
Topics: Modern fiction, Fiction, Fugitives from justice, Organized crime
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by Goines, Donald, 1937-1974
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Pages [299]-319 contain a special preview of White man's justice, black man's grief by the author
Topics: Prostitution, African American criminals
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by Tortora, Gerard J; Funke, Berdell R; Case, Christine L., 1948-
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Includes index
Topics: Microbiology, Microbiology
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by Balogh, Mary
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Romance enters the life of Wulfric Bedwyn, Duke of Bewcastle, the eldest brother and head of the Bedwyn family. By the author of Slightly Scandalous and Slightly Sinful
Topic: Manners and customs
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Originally published: New York : Crown Publishers, c1994
Topic: Conversation
Source: inlibrary
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by Hill, Napoleon, 1883-1970; Cornwell, Ross, 1945-
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"The original version, restored and revised."
Topics: Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919, Success in business
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Baird, Jacqueline
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Another tale about a selfish and egotistical tycoon, who thinks they can bed any woman he wants and there will be no consequences. Ah! The stupidity of mankind!
Topics: Romance - Contemporary, Fiction / Romance / General, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Modern,...
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Multidiscipline sports, Reference works, Athletic Training And Conditioning, Sports &...
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by Quinn, Julia; Ryan, Mia; Enoch, Suzanne; Hawkins, Karen; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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by Brackett, Nathan, 1968-; Hoard, Christian (Christian David)
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Previously published as: Rolling Stone album guide
Topics: Popular music, Sound recordings
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Originally published: Richmond, Surrey : Mills & Boon, 2003
Topics: Arranged marriage, Billionaires, Young women, English, Illegitimate children
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by Williams, Cathy
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Topics: Millionaires, Birthfathers, Guardian and ward, Pregnancy
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Topic: Sex in the workplace
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vi, 249 pages : 25 cm
Topics: Technological innovations, Artificial intelligence, Business -- Data processing, COMPUTERS --...
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by Laurens, Stephanie
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Originally published: New York : William Morrow, c2003
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Topics: Cynster family (Fictitious characters), Murder
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by Kleypas, Lisa
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Topics: Nobility, Stablehands
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by Woodiwiss, Kathleen E
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Topic: Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
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by Feehan, Christine
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Called "unconventional and intriguing" ("Publishers Weekly"), Feehan's bestselling Dark series introduces its first female Carpathian in this riveting installment
Topic: Vampires
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by Baird, Jacqueline
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Originally published: Richmond, Surrey : Mills & Boon, 2003
Topics: Millionaires, Italians, Arranged marriage, Caterers and catering
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In her diary, middle school student Jamie Kelly describes her life at home and at school, including her attempts to triumph over her nemesis, the beautiful and popular Angeline
Topics: Humorous stories, Middle schools, Diaries
Topics: Mate selection, Religion - Marriage & Family, Love / Sex / Marriage, Christian Life, Religion,...
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by Samantha James
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Topics: Homeless persons -- Fiction., London (England) -- Fiction.
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by Hood-Stewart, Fiona
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Topics: Billionaires, Mistresses, Brazilians
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by Gordon, Lucy
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"The Italian brothers."
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by Harrison, Lisi
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A bet about wardrobes between the wealthy Massie and middle-class Claire results in a testing of old friendships, a forging of new ones, and a change for the student body at Octavian Country Day School
Topics: Friendship, Cliques (Sociology), Clothing and dress, Middle schools, Schools, Friendship, Cliques...
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by Jeffries, Sabrina
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Topics: Young women, Nobility, Americans, Arranged marriage
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by Lee, Miranda
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Mortimer, Carole; Spencer, Catherine; Hamilton, Diana
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Topics: Love stories, Christmas stories
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by Stilton, Geronimo; Dami, Elisabetta
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"English translation ... by Edizioni Piemme S.p.A."--Title page verso
Topics: Stilton, Geronimo, Geronimo Stilton (Fictitious character), Mice, Vacations, Journalists, Humorous...
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Includes indexes
Topics: Success, Character, Achievement, Character
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by Graham, Lynne, 1956-
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Vivien has mistakenly accused her husband of infidelity and has left him. She later realizes her mistake and tries to win her husband back. He wants to play hardball, however, and won't take her back unless she agrees to be his mistress
Topics: Romance - Contemporary, Fiction / Romance / General, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Modern,...
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by Jordan, Penny
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Topics: Princes, Inheritance and succession
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Pigeon is an unflinching and hilarious look at a child's potential for mischief. In a plain palette, with childishly elemental line drawings, Willems has captured the essence of unreasonableness in the very young
Topics: Pigeons, Bus drivers, Pigeons, Bus drivers
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"A Harvest book."
Topics: Erotic stories, American, Fiction, FICTION, Erotic stories, American
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by Baldacci, David
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As a series of brutal murders darkens the Wrightsburg, Virginia countryside, the killer taunts police by leaving watches on the victims set to the hour corresponding with their position on his hit list. What's more, he strives to replicate notorious murders of the past, improving on them through savage attention to detail. Sean King and Michelle Maxwell are already investigating a crime involving an aristocratic and dysfunctional Southern family, but when they're deputized to help in the serial...
Topics: Government investigators, Serial murders
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by Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974
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by Sands, Lynsay; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Leisure historical romance"--Spine
Topic: Love stories
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by Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974
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Sylvester, Duke of Halford, is a polished bachelor who has stringent requirements for his future wife. But when he is encouraged to consider Phoebe Marlow as a bride, Sylvester is taken aback by the coltish woman who seems to resent him ..
Topics: Romance fiction, Romance-language fiction
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by Phillips, Delores, 1950-
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Mode of access: Internet
Topics: Teenage girls, Poor families, Single mothers, Mothers and daughters, African American girls,...
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Contains a practical guide about money and investing and how to make the right choices that lead to financial freedom including advice on managing assets and debts
Topics: Finance, Personal, Entrepreneurship, Investments, Wealth, Finance, Personal, Entrepreneurship,...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-324)
Topics: Spouses, Love, Respect
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by Alexander, Victoria; Carlyle, Liz; James, Eloisa; Maxwell, Cathy; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC; Liz Carlyle
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The trouble with Charlotte / Victoria Alexander -- Much ado about Twelfth night / Liz Carlyle -- A fool again / Eloisa James -- Nightingale / Cathy Maxwell
Topic: Love stories, American
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Topics: Millionaires, Millionaires
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by Walker, Kate, 1950 May 7-
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Topics: Widowers, Custody of children, Pregnancy
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Ask a salesperson -- Ask a cattle rancher and then ask a dairy farmer -- Ask your banker -- Ask your insurance agent -- Ask the tax man -- Ask a journalist -- Ask a gambler -- Ask Newton -- Ask Father Time -- Four reasons why some people can't become power investors -- The power of power investing -- Gambling rather than investing -- How to find great investments -- How to be a great investor
Topics: Investments, Finance, Personal, Finance, Personal, Investments
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by Mortimer, Carole
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Originally published: Richmond, Surrey : Mills & Boon, 2004
Topics: Women farmers, Architects, Family farms
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What happens to love after the wedding? -- Keeping the love tank full -- Falling in love -- Love language #1: words of affirmation -- Love language #2: quality time -- Love language #3: receiving gifts -- Love language #4: acts of service -- Love language #5: physical touch -- Discovering your primary love language -- Love is a choice -- Love makes the difference -- Loving the unlovely -- Children and love language -- A personal word -- The first love languages profile for husbands -- The first...
Topics: Marriage, Communication in marriage, Love, Interpersonal Relations, Love, Spouses
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by Deveraux, Jude
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When Darci Monroe is enlisted by the FBI to help locate the missing father of undercover agent Jack Rose, she doesn't realize that her attraction to Jack will lead her into an era long past
Topics: Psychic ability, Monroe, Darci (Fictitious character)
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by Hamilton, Diana
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Topics: Revenge, Seduction, Spaniards, English fiction
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by Chase, Loretta Lynda, 1949-
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Topic: Love stories
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by Ali, Monica, 1967-
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Originally published: London : Doubleday, 2003
Topics: Young women, Women immigrants, Bangladeshis, Bangladeshis, Women immigrants, Young women,...
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by James, Eloisa; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Previews of four upcoming Avon publications: p. [355]-376
Topic: Nobility
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by Georgette Heyer
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by Metzger, Barbara; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Escort services, Missing persons
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by Fox, Susan, 1952 Apr. 22-
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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SANDRA BROWN, ONE OF THE WORLD'S BESTSELLING AUTHORS OF SOPHISTICATED SUSPENSE, RAISES THE STAKES WITH HER STARTLINGLY VIVID NEW NOVEL -- A SUPERCHARGED THRILLER ELECTRIC WITH SEXUAL TENSION
Topics: Young women, Police psychologists, Radio broadcasters, Kidnapping