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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 Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-; Myers, Christopher, ill
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While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken
Topics: Trials (Murder), Prisons, Self-perception, African Americans, Trials (Murder), Prisons,...
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Topics: Composers, Compositeurs, Komponist, Biographie
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by Uris, Leon, 1924-2003
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A novel of Israel
Topics: Exodus 1947 (Ship), Jews, Holocaust survivors, Jewish refugees, Juifs
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by Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001
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Revised versions of 3 lectures delivered at Harvard University in Apr. 1983
Topics: Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001, Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001, Authors, American, Fiction in English American...
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( 1 reviews )
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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 index
Topics: Accounting, Accounting
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by Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952; Charlip, Remy, ill; Eichenberg, Fritz, 1901-1990, donor. DLC
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When they find a dead bird, a group of children bury it in the woods, sing a song to it, and put flowers on the grave
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Topics: Death, Death
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Describes, using rhyming text, how various sea animals change color to blend in with their surroundings
Topics: Marine animals, Camouflage (Biology), Camouflage (Biology), Marine animals
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by MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982
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Topic: American poetry
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by Simone Elkeles
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Topics: Reading Level -- Grade 7, Reading Level -- Grade 8, Reading Level -- Grade 9, Reading Level --...
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by Brett, Jan, 1949-
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"This edition is only available for distribution through the school market"--back cover
Topics: Hedgehogs, Picture books
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by Tuchman, Barbara Wertheim
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With a new preface by the author
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Podendorf, Illa; Borja, Robert
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One hundred and one experiments that answer student's questions concerning basic scientific concepts
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Topics: Science, Science, Experiments
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by Auel, Jean M
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Map on lining papers
Topics: Prehistoric peoples, Ayla (Fictitious character), Glacial epoch
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by Rowling, J. K; GrandPré, Mary, ill
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"Year 6"--Spine
Topics: Wizards, Magic, Schools, Potter, Harry (Fictitious character), Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and...
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by Snicket, Lemony; Helquist, Brett, ill
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Lost at sea, the Baudelaire orphans, along with the evil Count Olaf, wash up on the shore of an island populated by an oddly placid group of inhabitants, and they try to decide whether or not they are truly safe
Topics: Orphans, Brothers and sisters, Islands, Humorous stories
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by Deveraux, Jude
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In eighteenth-century Virginia, despite her poverty Leah Simmons struggles to achieve her dream of marriage to Wesley Stanford
Topic: Man-woman relationships
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Step-by-step instructions for drawing people and animals using a minimum of line and circle combinations
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Drawing, Orange (Color) in art, Drawing
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by Isaacson, Walter
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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 Cowell, Cressida
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Book number taken from cover
Topics: Vikings, Dragons, Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction, Dragons, Dragons, Vikings
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by Timoshenko, Stephen, 1878-1972; Young, D. H. (Donovan Harold), 1904- joint author
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Includes problems with answers
Topic: Dynamics
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by Lorenz Kropfitsch; A Bünger; E. Debus-Gregor; U. Khatib; K. Klingelhöffer; M. Leidolf; E. Saied; M. Vollrodt; E. Glose
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Zusätzliches Online-Angebot unter www.woerterbuch.langenscheidt.de/print
Topics: Arabisch, Deutsch
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by Thompson, John, 1889-1963; Faith, Katherine; Manning, Frederick S
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Topics: Piano, Piano music, Piano music
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by Den Hartog, J...P. aut
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Bibliografija: str. 433-436
Topic: strojnistvo mehanika nihanje ucbenik za visje in visoke sole
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Reprint. Previously published: A beautiful mind : a biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr., winner of the Nobel Prize in economics, 1994. 1st Touchstone ed. New York : Simon & Schuster, 1999
Topics: Nash, John F., 1928-, Mathematicians, Mentally ill, Schizophrenics, Schizophrenia, Mathematics
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-229) and index
Topic: Motivation (Psychology)
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by Bateman, Alan Mara. [from old catalog]
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Topics: Geology, Economic. [from old catalog], Geology, Structural. [from old catalog], Mines and mineral...
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by John Green (1977- )
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Topics: Reading Level -- Grade 10, Reading Level -- Grade 11, Reading Level -- Grade 12, Overweight persons...
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by F. Le Gros Clark
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by Higashino, Keigo, 1958-; Smith, Alexander O
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Topic: Fiction
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by Snicket, Lemony; Helquist, Brett, ill
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After the sudden death of their parents, the three Baudelaire children must depend on each other and their wits when it turns out that the distant relative who is appointed their guardian is determined to use any means necessary to get their fortune. Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are intelligent children. They are charming, and resourceful, and have pleasant facial features. Unfortunately, they are exceptionally unlucky
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Topics: Orphans, Brothers and sisters, Humorous stories, Orphans, Brothers and sisters, Humorous stories
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by Doctorow, E. L., 1931-
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Three remarkable families lives' become entwined with Henry Ford, Harry Houdini, J.P. Morgan, Theodore Dreiser, Sigmund Freud, and Emiliano Zapata at the turn of the century
Topics: Einwanderer, Ragtime
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by Lori Wick
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Topic: Princes -- Fiction
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by Garwood, Julie
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By edict of the King, Alec Kincaid must take an English bride, and his choice, young Jamie Jamison, sees Alec as everything her heart warned her against--arrogant, good looking, and passionate
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Man-woman relationships, English fiction, United States
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by Conrat, Maisie, comp; Conrat, Richard, joint comp; Lange, Dorothea, illus
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In English
Topic: Japanese Americans
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Sequel: Yo!
Topics: Reading Level -- Grade 11, Reading Level -- Grade 12
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by Guterson, David
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Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award American Booksellers Association Book of the Year Award San Piedro Island, north of Puget Sound, is a place so isolated that no one who lives there can afford to make enemies. But in 1954 a local fisherman is found suspiciously drowned, and a Japanese American named Kabuo Miyamoto is charged with his murder. In the course of the ensuing trial, it becomes clear that what is at stake is more than a man's guilt. For on San Pedro, memory grows as thickly as cedar...
Topics: Japanese Americans, Trials (Murder), Journalists
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by Hitchens, Christopher
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"In the book that he quite possibly was born to write, provocateur and bestselling author Christopher Hitchens inspires future generations of radicals, gadflies, mavericks, rebels, angry young (wo)men and dissidents. Who better to speak to that person pitched at an angle of passionate disagreement against the lazy consensus than Hitchens, who has made a career of disagreeing in profound and entertaining ways?" "This book explores the entire range of "contrary...
Topics: Conformity, Dissenters, Radicalism, Maatschappijkritiek, Dissenters
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by Hammond Incorporated
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"New census edition including ZIP codes."--jacket
Topic: Atlases
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by The Scientific Research Fund of 1919; Shetelig, Haakon, 1877-; Videnskapelige forskningsfond av 1919
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Northmen, Vikings, Northmen, Vikings
Source: bplill
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by Allard, Harry; Marshall, James, 1942-1992
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The kids in Room 207 take advantage of their teacher's good nature until she disappears and they are faced with a vile substitute
Topics: Schools, Behavior, Behavior
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Brief text in rhyme and pictures introduce adjectives and their uses
Topics: English language, English language
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by Patricia Mccormick
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Topics: Social Issues - Sexual Abuse, Social Issues - General, General, Juvenile Fiction, Children's Books...
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by Titilola Alexandrah Shoneyin
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Topics: Polygamy, Wives, Families, Fiction
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by Mortimer, Carole
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Topic: Brothers
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by Evanovich, Janet
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Armed with attitude, not to mention stun gun, defense spray, killer flashlight and her mistrusted .38, Stephanie Plum, the bounty hunter from Trenton, New Jersey, goes after a man who skipped bail. He replies by taunting her in a gruesome manner, sending her bits and pieces of dead people. By the author of One for the Money
Topics: Plum, Stephanie (Fictitious character), Bounty hunters, Mystery fiction
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: English language
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc; University of Chicago; Hutchins, Robert Maynard, 1899-1977, ed
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General t.p. in vol. 1 only: each vol. has special t.p
Topics: Literature, Literature
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by Morrison, Toni
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Originally published: New York : A.A. Knopf, 1998
Topics: Reading Level -- Grade 9, Reading Level -- Grade 10, Reading Level -- Grade 11, Reading Level --...
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by Thompson, James Edgar, 1892-
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Topic: Calculus
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by Hein, Jon
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Topics: Popular culture, Mass media, Errors
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by Joyce, Brenda. When dreams won't die; O'Brien, Judith. Across a crowded room; Kane, Kathleen, 1951- Return of Travis Dean; Parr, Delia. Redemption
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When dreams won't die / Brenda Joyce -- Across a crowded room / Judith O'Brien -- The return of Travis Dean / Kathleen Kane -- Redemption / Delia Parr
Topics: Secrecy, Deception
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by Ryan, Pam Muñoz; Selznick, Brian
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"Mariposa, Scholastic en español"--Cover p. 4
Topics: Parkhurst, Charley, d. 1879, Parkhurst, Charley, d. 1879, Parkhurst, Charley, d. 1879, Mistaken...
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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
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by Watson, Larry, 1947-
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A series of events in a small western town changes the lives of David Hayden, his sheriff father, his mother, and their Sioux housekeeper, as they discover the truth about family loyalty
Topics: Family, Boys, Family
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by García Márquez, Gabriel, 1928-; Rabassa, Gregory
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A hardcover edition of this book was published in 1970 by Harper & Row, Publishers
Topic: Macondo (Imaginary place)
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by McCullough, Colleen, 1937-
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Topics: Catholics, Clergy
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by Johanna Lindsey
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Topics: Mistaken identity, Fiction
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by Lindsey, Johanna
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Follows the star-crossed romance of a strong-willed woman who vows that no man will ever capture her heart and the powerful warrior who is equally determined to fight for what he wants
Topics: Women construction workers, Love stories
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by Schechter, Joel, 1947-
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 226-232) and index
Topics: Durov, Vladimir, 1863-1934, Durov, Vladimir, 1863-1934, Drama, Political satire, Theater, Clowns in...
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by American Bible Society
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Title from cover
Topic: Bible
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by Woodiwiss, Kathleen E
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Topics: Romance - Historical, Fiction - Romance, Fiction
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by Kimbark, Edward W; Kimbark, Edward W
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by Horstman, Judith; Arnold, William J., 1945-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 252-266) and index
Topic: Arthritis
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by Burns, Olive Ann
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"A Delta trade paperback"--T.p. verso
Topics: Family, Country life
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by Steinberg, Milton, 1903-1950
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"First edition."
Topic: Elisha ben Avuyah, ca. 70-ca. 135
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by James, Eloisa
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by Yoshimoto, Banana, 1964-; Backus, Megan; Yoshimoto, Banana, 1964- Munraito shado. English
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Translation of: Kitchin
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by Nelson, Jandy
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In the months after her sister dies, seventeen-year-old Lennie falls into a love triangle and discovers the strength to follow her dream of becoming a musician
Topics: Grief, Death, Sisters, Musicians
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by Bakos, Susan Crain
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The stress filled life of Carolyn Steele, an erotic-advice columnist for a men's magazine, as she navigates between the pornography establishment, the anti-porn activists and her own needs. The latter include finding the killer who is sending her death threats. The author worked for Penthouse magazine
Topics: Sex (Psychology), Advice columnists, Advice columnists, Sex (Psychology)
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by Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941; Strachey, Lytton, 1880-1932
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"Chronological bibliography of the books of Virginia Woolf": p. [viii] "Chronological bibliography of the books of Lytton Strachey": p. [ix]
Topics: Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, Strachey, Lytton, 1880-1932, Novelists, English, Authors, English,...
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