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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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Topics: English language, Vocabulary, Picture dictionaries, English
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by Reader's Digest Association
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At head of title: Reader's digest
Topics: English language, English language, Public speaking
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by Cousin, Pierre-Henri; HarperCollins (Firm)
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Cover has "second edition" but t.p. verso has "fourth ed."
Topics: French language, English language
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by Nurnberg, Maxwell W; Rosenblum, Morris
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Includes index
Topics: English language, Vocabulary
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by Oliver, Mary, 1935-
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"A Harvest original."
Topics: English language, American poetry, English poetry, Poetry
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by Sledge, E. B. (Eugene Bondurant), 1923-
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Originally published: Novato, Calif. : Presidio Press, 1981
Topics: Sledge, E. B. (Eugene Bondurant), 1923-, United States. Marine Corps. Regiment, 5th. Battalion,...
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by Christ, Henry I; Ives, Sumner
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Lib. has: bk. 7
Topics: English language, English language, English language
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Originally published, London , Allen Lane, 1982
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Military intelligence, World War 2 Military operations Effects of possession...
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Topics: English language, Dictionaries of English
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by Wishon, George E; Burks, Julia M
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Includes index
Topics: English language, English language
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by Norbert Cyffer; Herrmann Jungraithmayr
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Includes bibliographical references
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Topics: English language, Kanuri, Engels
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Silko, Leslie, 1948-
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Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1977
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Laguna Indians, Literature, Modern, Indians, North American, Veterans
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by Heller, Joseph
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"A Laurel Book"--T.p. verso
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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Bibliography: p. [1083]-1091
Topics: English language, Ingles (Gramatica), Anglais (Langue), English language Grammar
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by Reader's Digest Association
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How to write better. Good writing : a skill you can learn ; Secrets of good letter writing ; Handling your personal correspondence ; Give your letters the right look ; Social notes and invitations ; How to write for information ; How to complain and get action ; Writing your public officials ; Writing to newspapers, magazines, and TV ; Applying to schools and colleges ; Writing and your college career ; How to write a research paper ; Précis, book reports, and project reports ; Taking written...
Topics: English language, English language, Oral communication
The best-selling dictionary for Brazilian learners of English
Topics: English language, Portuguese language, English language, Portuguese language
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by Dixson, Robert James
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Topics: English language, Textbooks for foreign speakers, Composition and exercises, English as a second...
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by Hartley, Bernard; Viney, Peter; Hartley, Bernard. American streamline
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Includes index
Topics: English language, English language, Americanisms, Listening
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by Warriner, John E; Griffith, Francis J., joint author
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For grade 12
Topic: English language
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Topics: English language, International English Language Testing System, English language, Universities and...
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by Jerzy N. Kosinski
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe, Eastern -- Fiction, Abandoned children -- Fiction, Poland --...
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by Pemberton, Sheila; Biro, Val
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Topics: English language, Picture dictionaries, English, English language, English language Words...
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by Paton Walsh, Jill, 1937-; Sayers, Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh), 1893-1957
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Mystery written by Jill Paton Walsh based on Dorothy Sayers's descriptions of the Wimseys coping with wartime conditions in 1940
Topics: Women's Land Army (Great Britain), Vane, Harriet (Fictitious character), Wimsey, Peter, Lord...
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by Greene, Graham, 1904-1991
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"First published by William Heinemann Ltd 1951; published in Penguin Books 1962; reset and reprinted from the Collected Edition 1975"--T.p. verso
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Adultery, Terminally ill, Male friendship
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by Christ, Henry I. (Henry Irving), 1915-
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Topics: English language, English language
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by Vercors, 1902-1991; Connolly, Cyril, 1903-1974
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"First printing."
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Borowski, Tadeusz, 1922-1951
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This way for the gas, ladies and gentlemen.--A day at Harmenz.--The people who walked on.--Auschwitz, our home (a letter).--The death of Schillinger.--The man with the package.--The supper.--A true story.--Silence.--The January offensive.--A visit.--The world of stone
Topics: Borowski, Tadeusz, 1922-1951, World War, 1939-1945, War stories, Polish
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by Gleason, Henry A. (Henry Allan), 1917-
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: English language, Language and languages, Beschrijvende taalwetenschap, Anglais (Langue),...
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by Warriner, John E; Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
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Includes index
Topics: Language Arts - Grammar, Juvenile Nonfiction, Children: Grades 4-6, English language
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by Stephenson, Neal
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An American computer hacker operating in Southeast Asia attempts to break a World War II cypher to find the location of a missing shipment of gold. The gold was stolen by the Japanese during the war. By the author of The Diamond Age
Topics: Science Fiction - High Tech, Historical - General, Fiction, Fiction - Espionage / Thriller, Science...
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by Warriner, John E; Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
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Includes index
Topics: English language, English language
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by Curme, George O. (George Oliver), 1860-1948; Curme, George O. (George Oliver), 1860-1948. College English grammar; Curme, George O. (George Oliver), 1860-1948. Principles and practice of English grammar
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"Formerly published under the title: Principles and practice of English grammar"--T.p. verso
Topics: English language, INGLES, Anglais (Langue)
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by Heller, Joseph
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Sequel: Closing time
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
Topics: English language, English language
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by Crystal, David, 1941-
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223 p. : 20 cm
Topic: English language -- Grammar
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by Leckie, Robert, 1920-2001
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"From Parris Island to the Pacific -- a young marine's stirring account of combat in World War II"--Cover
Topics: Military - World War II, Non-Classifiable, Military History - World War II, History - Military /...
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction
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v. A. Skills and strategies -- v. B. Practice tests
Topics: Test of English as a Foreign Language, English language
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by Kemper, Dave; Sebranek, Patrick; Meyer, Verne; Write Source; Great Source Education Group
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For grades 9-12
Topics: English language, English language, Academic writing
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by Molinsky, Steven J; Bliss Bill
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Includes index
Topic: English language
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by Ellsberg, Edward, 1891-
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Map on lining-papers
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Salvage
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by Hill, L. A. (Leslie Alexander)
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Originally published in 1977 under title: Elementary stories for reproduction
Topic: English language
Includes bibliographical references (p. 280-283) and index
Topics: English language, Left and right (Psychology), Creative writing, Expression, Création littéraire,...
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by Curme, George O. (George Oliver), 1860-1948; Curme, George O. (George Oliver), 1860-1948. College English grammar; Curme, George O. (George Oliver), 1860-1948. Principles and practice of English grammar
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"Formerly published under the title: Principles and practice of English grammar"--T.p. verso
Topics: English language, INGLES, Anglais (Langue)
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by Heller, Joseph
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Simons, Paullina, 1963-
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Tatiana and Dasha Metanov are two sisters sharing a cramped apartment with their brother and parents in Stalin's Russia when Tatiana meets and falls in love with Alexander, "an officer in the Red Army whose self-confidence sets him apart from most Russian men and helps to conceal a mysterious and troubled past."--Jacket
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Sisters
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by Roy, Gabrielle, 1909-1983; Josephson, Hannah (Geffen) tr
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"Translation from the French by Hannah Josephson."
Topics: Working class families, World War, 1939-1945
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by Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965
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( 2 reviews )
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Antony Beevor
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Topics: Berlin, Battle of, Berlin, Germany, 1945, World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Berlin, World War,...
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by Silko, Leslie, 1948-
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Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1977
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Laguna Indians, Literature, Modern, Indians, North American, Veterans
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by Bernstein, Theodore M. (Theodore Menline), 1904-1979
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"First Atheneum Paperback Edition."
Topics: English language, Inglés
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by Chamot, Anna Uhl
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"Previously published as Intercom: English for international communication, copyright 1977, and New Intercom, copyright 1984."
Topic: English language
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 517-549) and index
Topic: English language
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by Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955
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Translation of: Betrachtungen eines Unpolitischen
Topics: Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955, World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1939-1945
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by Peers, E. Allison (Edgar Allison), 1891-1952, ed
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Originally published in London in 1959 under title: Cassell's Spanish-English, English-Spanish dictionary
Topics: Spanish language, English language, Español
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by Allen, Virginia French
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: English language, Vocabulary, Ingiliz dili, Kelime bilgisi, Anglais (Langue), Anglais (Langue),...
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Includes index
Topics: English language, English language
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v. 1. The battle of the Atlantic, 9/39-5/43 -- v. 2. Operations in North African waters, 10/42-6/43 -- v. 3. The rising sun in the Pacific, 1931-4/42 -- v. 4. Coral Sea, Midway and submarine actions, 5/42-8/42 -- v. 5. The struggle for Quadalcanal, 8/42-2/43 -- v. 6. Breaking the Bismarks barrier, 7/ 22/42-5/1/44 -- v. 7. Aleutians, Gilberts and Marshalls, 6/42-4/ 44 -- v. 8. New Guinea and the Marianas, 3/44-8/44
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Paul Brickhill
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Topics: Brickhill, Paul., Stalag Luft III., World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British., World...
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Includes index
Topics: English language, English language
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by Ryan, Cornelius
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 336-339) and index
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by World Book, Inc
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"The special introductory material in this dictionary is taken from The Magic of Words, created by the editors of Childcraft. The dictionary is also published, without the Childcraft material, under the titles Macmillan Dictionary for Children and Macmillan Beginning Dictionary."
Topic: English language
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by Pincas, Anita
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Bibliography: p. 128-133
Topics: English language, English language, Englischunterricht, Textproduktion
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by Dwork, Deborah; Pelt, R. J. van (Robert Jan), 1955-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-428) and index
Topics: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Jews, World War, 1939-1945,...
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by Frank, Anne, 1929-1945; Mooyaart-Doubleday, B. M., translator
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Topics: Frank, Anne, 1929-1945, German Occupation of Netherlands (1940-1945), World War (1939-1945), World...
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by Klein, Alexander, 1918-
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Topics: Erickson, Eric Siegfried, 1889-, World War, 1939-1945
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Previously published as: Random House Japanese-English, English-Japanese dictionary
Topics: Bilingual dictionaries, Japanese, Foreign Language Study, Foreign Language - Dictionaries / Phrase...
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by Jones, James, 1921-1977
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"A Laurel book."
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Yoshiko Uchida
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Topics: Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Juvenile fiction., World War,...
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by Higgins, Jack, 1929-
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945
Includes bibliographical references (p. [633]-678)
Topics: World politics, World War, 1939-1945, Buitenlandse politiek, Militaire politiek, Tweede Wereldoorlog
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by Smalley, Regina L; Ruetten, Mary K
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: English language, English language, English language, Anglais (Langue), Anglais (Langue), Anglais...
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by Warriner, John E; Graham, Sheila Laws, joint author
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Topic: English language