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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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xi, 269 p. : 21 cm
Topics: Technology, Science
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2008 Walters, Tara, 1973-
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Includes bibliographical references (page 44) and index
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2008 Theorin, Johan, 1963-; Delargy, Marlaine
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Twenty years after Jens disappeared without a trace from the island of Oland, a package is mailed to the boy's grandfather that contains the worn and mended shoe of a child, prompting the grandfather to contact the child's mother, resume the hunt for the boy, and make a shocking connection between Jens's disappearance and the island's most notorious murder case
Topic: Missing children
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2008 Bauer, Joan, 1951-
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Ages 12 and up
Topics: Reporters and reporting, Journalism, Farm life, Haunted houses, High schools, Schools, Reporters...
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xviii, 337 p. ; 21 cm
Topics: Music -- 21st century -- History and criticism, Popular music -- History and criticism, Journalism,...
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2008 Robinson, John B., 1968-
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"[Gem-expert Lonny Cushman travels to Rwanda in search of a priceless suite of green diamonds]"--Provided by publisher
Topics: Americans, Diamond industry and trade
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2008 Tenney, Tommy, 1956-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-215)
Topic: Christian life
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2008 Liddell, Chuck; Millman, Chad
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Traces the Ultimate Fighting Champion's journey from a bartending job in California to his forefront position as a top-ranked light-heavyweight fighter, describing his intellectual youth, training in martial arts, and numerous UFC victories
Topics: Liddell, Chuck, Kickboxing, Kickboxing
At head of cover: San Francisco Italian Athletic Club
Topics: San Francisco Italian Athletic Club, Italian American athletes, Italian Americans
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2008 Larkin, Bruce
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Pests
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2008 Young, Donna
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Includes an excerpt from: An officer and a millionaire, by Maureen Child (p. [215]-217)
Topics: Bodyguards, Man-woman relationships
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32 p. : 24 cm
Topics: Science -- Experiments -- Juvenile literature, Scientific recreations -- Juvenile literature
Source: Sony Alpha-A6300 (Control)
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2008 Bliss, Karina
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When his younger brother and his wife are killed in a car accident, Jack Galloway discovers he's sharing guardianship of their three children with his ex-wife
Topics: Parenthood, Divorced people
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2008 Marjorie B. Garber
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Topic: Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [294]-295)
Topics: Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943, Women authors, Women artists, Human-animal relationships, Country life
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2008 Amy Fernandez
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Topic: Poodles
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorists, Terrorism, Terrorism
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2008 Burton, Mary (Mary T.); Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Serial murderers, Serial murder investigation, Television news anchors
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2008 Eliot Pattison
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Topic: Scots -- United States -- Fiction
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2008 Cannell, Stephen J
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A dot.com millionaire's obsession with a young married woman spirals homicidally out of control, leading to the destruction of everything he holds dear
Topics: Married people, Adultery, Domestic fiction, Psychological fiction
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2008 Read, Cornelia
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Tough-talking former debutante Madeline Dare navigates the darker side of her tenure at a boarding school for emotionally disturbed teens, questioning the school head's credibility and forging an unlikely alliance with a small group of rebels
Topics: Women teachers, Boarding schools, Dare, Madeline (Fictitious character)
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2008 Thalia Kalkipsakis
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Topics: Gymnastics -- Fiction, Coaches (Athletics) -- Fiction, Determination (Personality trait) -- Fiction
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2008 Korman, Gordon
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A Junior Library Guild selection
Topics: Crime, Baseball cards, Swindlers and swindling, Adventure and adventurers, Crime, Baseball cards,...
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2008 Monroe, Lucy, 1967-
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Topics: Kings and rulers, Secretaries, Kings and rulers, Secretaries
7, 119 p. : 29 cm. +
Topics: Chinese language -- Conversation and phrase books -- English, Chinese language -- Textbooks for...
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2008 Manning, Phillip, 1936-
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p. cm
Topic: Chemical bonds
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ix, 182 p. : 24 cm
Topics: Christian life -- United States, Disaster relief -- United States, Suffering -- Religious aspects...
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2008 Spicer, Liane
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2008 Theunissen, Amanda; Cabasin, Linda
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Includes index
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Description based on: 2nd ed. (2008); title from title page
Topics: Student aid -- United States, Scholarships -- United States, Student loans -- United States,...
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2008 Warren, J. D
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Trapped in a loveless marriage to an inhuman fiend, Samantha calls upon Cor, the shape-shifting leader of a mysterious race called the Kin, to help her escape and reclaim her life
Topics: Suburban life, Married women, Mothers
Books for People with Print Disabilities
2008 Kangwon Cultural Properties Research Institute
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2008 Vance, Lee
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Includes an excerpt from the author's forthcoming title, The garden of betrayal
Topics: Murder, Revenge
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2008 Swann, Maxine
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Topics: Hippies, Bildungsromans
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2008 Ingle, Joe
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1 copy in Main collection, 1 copy in St. Andrews collection, 1 copy in Archives storage
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2008 Latiolais, Michelle
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Topics: Psychiatrists, Sisters, Autism, Self-actualization (Psychology)
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2008 Ruff, Lisa
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Topic: Baseball stories
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2008 Lubin, Jeanne Bossolina; Lubin, Bruce
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Topics: Home economics, Food
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2008 Breen, Christopher
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"All the secrets of the iPhone, pocket sized."
Topics: iPhone (Smartphone), Cell phones, Digital music players, Pocket computers
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2008 Lennox, Judith
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2008 Hodgson, Mona Gansberg, 1954-
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32 pages : 23 cm
Topics: Desert animals -- Juvenile fiction, Friendship -- Juvenile fiction, Christian life -- Juvenile...
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2008 Zagat Survey (Firm)
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At head of title: Zagat
Topics: Restaurants, Cooking, Italian
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2008 Sexton, Nicole; Johnston, Susan, 1971-
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Topics: Fund raisers (Persons), Women, Campaign funds
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2008 Condé, Maryse; Philcox, Richard
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Originally published: New York : Atria Books, 2007. With readers guide
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2008 Cleverly, Barbara
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Topic: Sandilands, Joe (Fictitious character)
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2008 Salvatore, R. A., 1959-
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topics: Fantasy fiction, Adventure stories, Magic, Fantasy
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2008 Strom, Laura Layton, 1962-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 35) and index
Topic: Poaching
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2008 Dewin, Howie
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Topics: Dogs, Dogs
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2008 Thomas Nelson Publishers
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Preface / Abide/ Ability / Abound / Above / Abstain / Abundance / Acceptable to God / Acceptable to family / Accord / Acknowledge / Adoption / Affection / Afraid / Almighty / Alone / Always / Answer / Appearance / Approval / Assurance / Beauty / Beginnings / Blessings / Blossom / Center / Children / Closer / Comfort / Contagious / Courage / Dovenant / Delight / Devotion of praise / Devotion of study / Discernment / Dreams / Emotions / Encouagement / Enthusiasm / Esteem / Evening/ Example /...
Topic: Meditations (short)
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2008 Wolfe, Inger Ash
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When a terminally ill woman is found brutally murdered in her home, Detective Inspector Hazel Micallef tracks a terrifying serial killer, who targets terminally ill victims whose bodies are found drained of blood with their mouths sculpted into strange shapes
Topics: Policewomen, Serial murders, Terminally ill
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2008 Prose, Francine, 1947-
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A young girl faces the consequences of sudden loss after the death of her sister. As her parents drift toward their own risky consolations, thirteen-year-old Nico is left alone to grope toward understanding and clarity, falling into a seductive, dangerous relationship with her sister's enigmatic boyfriend. Over one haunted summer, Nico must face that life-changing moment when children realize their parents can no longer help them. She learns about the power of art, of time and place, the...
Topics: Teenage girls, Sisters, Adolescence, Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Middle class families
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2008 Liu, Yuehua
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58 p. : 20 cm. +
Topic: Chinese language -- Readers
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2008 Gookin, Dan
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Previous edition: 2006
Topics: Laptop computers, Laptop computers
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2008 Purser, Ann
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Someone's been stealing tack from the equestrian set, and then a local ne'er-do-well is killed when his horse bolts in front of his van. With a new, possibly untrustworthy employee on her hands, Lois doesn't know quite what to make of all these disturbances, but it soon becomes clear that she'd better figure it out posthaste, or she herself may take a nasty tumble
Topics: Meade, Lois (Fictitious character), Cleaning personnel, Country life, Cleaning personnel, Country...
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2008 O'Flynn, Catherine
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"A Holt Paperback."
Topics: Shopping centers, Teenage girls, Missing persons
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2008 Ryan Hupfer
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2008 Scott, John Wyeth
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 463-488) and index
Topics: Scott, Natalie, 1890-1957, Journalists
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2008 Allan, Barbara
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Moving back in with her mother, Vivian, Brandy Borne finds her life in the town of Serenity anything but serene, especially when their antiques booth at the mall is overwhelmed with holiday business and Vivian's former flame, an antiques dealer, is found murdered
Topics: Antique dealers, Antiques business, Mothers and daughters, Antique dealers, Borne, Brandy...
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2008 Reich, Christopher, 1961-
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Dr. Jonathan Ransom, world-class mountaineer and surgeon for Doctors Without Borders, is climbing in the Swiss Alps with his beautiful wife, Emma, when a blizzard sets in. In their bid to escape the storm, Emma is killed when she falls into a hidden crevasse. Twenty-four hours later, he is the subject of an international manhunt and the target of a master assassin. His only chance at survival lies in uncovering the devastating truth behind the secret his wife kept from him and in stopping the...
Topics: Physicians, Wives, Terrorism, Ransom, Jonathan (Fictitious character), Ransom, Emma (Fictitious...
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Topics: Student aid -- United States, Education, Higher -- United States -- Finance
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2008 Michael Ondaatje
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Topics: Sisters -- Fiction, Adopted children -- Fiction
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Third Edition
Topic: Assessment
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2008 Harrison, Mette Ivie, 1970-
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Reprint with new "Extras" section. Previously published: New York, NY : Eos, 2007
Topics: Princes, Human-animal communication, Magic, Princesses, Royal houses, Self-actualization...
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2008 Sid Fleischman
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Topics: Twain, Mark, -- 1835-1910 -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile literature, Twain, Mark, -- 1835-1910...
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In the aftermath of the murder of an anonymous victim, assistant superintendent David Bengu begins his career on Botswana, where his convivial passions and determined methods earn him a local nickname that likens him to a hippopotamus
Topics: Detective and mystery stories, Detective and mystery stories
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2008 Amato, Mary; Durand, Delphine, ill
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A Junior Library Guild selection
Topics: Sisters, Chickens, Sisters, Chickens
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2008 Grace, Margaret
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"A miniature mystery"--Cover
Topic: Detective and mystery stories
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2008 Johansen, Iris
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Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan is still obsessed with finding her daughter, Bonnie. No stranger to looking for clues where there seem to be none, Eve enlists the unique skills of the mysterious Dr. Megan Blair to help bring Bonnie's elusive killer to justice. The tension and danger escalates as Eve and Joe Quinn go on a hunt that can either bring them the revenge and closure that Eve has long sought or the destruction of everything she holds dear
Topics: Duncan, Eve (Fictitious character), Facial reconstruction (Anthropology), Women sculptors,...
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2008 James, Simon, 1961-
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On board pages
Topics: Ducks, Brothers, Lost animals, Walking
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2008 Green, Jane, 1968-
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"The story of a group of people who haven't seen each other since they were best friends at school. When one of them dies in a terrible tragedy, the reunited friends work through their grief together and find that each of their lives is impacted in ways they could have never foreseen.--From publisher description
Topics: Female friendship, Death, Domestic fiction
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2008 J. B. Stanley
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Topics: Henry, James (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Librarians -- Fiction, Overweight men -- Fiction,...
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2008 Woods, Stuart
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A top-ranking executive of a Hollywood movie studio finds his starlet wife and associates under investigation when a screenwriter friend is targeted by witch hunters from the House Un-American Activities Committee
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2008 Wingate, Lisa
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For Rebecca Macklin, an ordinary summer brings about an extraordinary change of heart when she discovers that her aging father has been wandering the Dallas streets alone, and his wife, Hanna Beth, has landed in a nursing home. Now Rebecca must put aside old resentments and return to her childhood home. In this moving story of separation and forgiveness, two women will unravel the betrayals of the past and discover the true meaning of family
Topics: Women lawyers, Fathers and daughters, Older parents, Fathers and Daughters, Women Lawyers, Fathers...
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2008 Kelly, Cathy
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Topics: Women, Psychological fiction, Domestic fiction