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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 Allende, Isabel
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Translation of: La casa de los espíritus
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Topics: Authors, Chilean, Chilean literature, Spanish American literature, Women authors, Chilean
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by Gaines, Ernest J., 1933-
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In his first novel in ten years, Ernest Gaines, the highly acclaimed author of the best-selling The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, brings us a wrenching story of death and identity in a small Cajun Louisiana community in the late 1940s. A young black named Jefferson is a reluctant party in a shoot-out in a liquor store in which the three other men involved are all killed, including the white store owner. Jefferson, the only survivor, is accused of murder. At the trial, the essence of the...
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Topics: African American men, Death row inmates, Race relations, Friendship, Roman américain
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by Morrison, Toni
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Topics: African Americans, Crimes of passion, Middle-aged persons, Funeral rites and ceremonies, Triangles...
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by Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952; Williams, Garth
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"First Scholastic printing, Feb. 1993"--P. [32]
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by James Baldwin
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Topic: Reading Level-Adult
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by Truman Capote
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Topics: Murder -- Kansas -- Case studies., Large type books.
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by Kaysen, Susanna, 1948-
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Topics: Kaysen, Susanna, 1948-, Kaysen, Susanna, 1948-, Psychiatric hospital patients, Commitment of...
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by McCully, Emily Arnold
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"First Scholastic printing, September 1993"--T.p. verso
Topics: Tightrope walking, Tightrope walking
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Originally published: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, 1992
Topic: Horror tales
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Architecture, Architecture, Bouwkunst
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by Marsden, Jerrold E; Tromba, Anthony J; Weinstein, Alan
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Includes index
Topics: Integrals, Calculus
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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 Brown, H. Jackson, 1940-
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"A few more suggestions, observations, and reminders on how to live a happy and rewarding life."--Cover
Topics: Happiness, Conduct of life
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Includes index
Topics: Hawking, S. W. (Stephen W.), Cosmology, Science, Physicists, Cosmología, Ciencia, Físicos,...
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by Lowell, Elizabeth, 1944-
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Returning home triumphant from the Crusades, Dominic le Sabre is determined to claim the bride promised to him by the king, but the high-born Celtic beauty is equally determined to resist him
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by Woodiwiss, Kathleen E
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Topics: Romance - Historical, Fiction - Romance, Fiction
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by McNaught, Judith
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Topics: Fugitives from justice, Women teachers, Kidnapping, Love stories, English fiction, United States
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by Rivers, Francine, 1947-
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Torn by the love for a handsome aristocrat, a young slave girl clings to her faith in the living God for deliverance from the forces of decadent Rome
Topics: Church history, Women slaves
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by Aidoo, Ama Ata, 1942-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-196)
Topics: Women, Young women
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by Graham, Lynne
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"Original hardcover edition published in 1991 by Mills & Boon Limited"--Title page verso
Topics: Non-Classifiable, Romance - General, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Regency, Single mothers
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Forced by overwhelming evidence to confess her life of crime, Dolores Claiborne, a foul-tempered New Englander, describes how her disintegrating marriage years before caused her heart to turn murderous
Topics: Women, Horror tales
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by Masters, Brian, 1939-
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Topics: Dahmer, Jeffrey, Serial murders, Serial murderers, Sexual deviance, Murder, United States
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by Neels, Betty
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Originally published: Great Britain: Mills & Boon, 1974
Topic: Large type books
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by Maxwell, John C., 1947-
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"Includes personal application guide."
Topics: Attitude (Psychology), Christian life, Success
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by Packer, J. I. (James Innell)
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The study of God -- The people who know their God -- Knowing and being known -- The only true God -- God incarnate -- He shall testify -- God unchanging -- The majesty of God -- God only wise -- God's wisdom and ours -- Thy word is truth -- The love of God -- The grace of God -- God the judge -- The wrath of God -- Goodness and severity -- The jealous God -- The heart of the gospel -- Sons of God -- Thou our God -- These inward trials -- The adequacy of God
Topic: God (Christianity)
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by Garwood, Julie
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Orphaned and besieged, Princess Alesandra is certain that a hasty marriage to an Englishman is the only thing that can protect her, but soon she catches the eye of Colin, the younger brother of her guardian
Topics: Princesses, Princesses
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by Delvin, David
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Topics: Sexual intercourse, Sex customs, Sexual intercourse
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Grand in scope and scale, filled with the richness and passion of two great histories coming together, Gai-jin is the long-awaited sixth novel in James Clavell's magnificent Asian Saga. Sweeping us back to the enigmatic and elusive land of his best-selling Shogun, he weaves an extraordinary tale of Japan, now newly open to gai-jin - foreigners - and teeming with contradictions as the ancient and the modern meet in a clash of cultures, of nations, of generations. It is
Topics: British, Love stories
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by Spiekermann, Erik; Ginger, E. M., 1948-
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Topic: Printing
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by Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945-
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After her husband's mangled corpse disappears from the morgue, Rachel is stalked by a mysterious stranger who is seeking revenge on her
Topic: Horror tales
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by Johanna Lindsey
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by Saint-Germain, comte de, d. 1784 (Spirit); Prophet, Mark; Prophet, Elizabeth Clare
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [470]-475) and index
Topic: Spirit writings
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by Julie Garwood
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Topic: Great Britain -- History -- John, 1199-1216 -- Fiction
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-309) and index
Topics: Influence (Psychology), Persuasion (Psychology), Compliance, Influence (Psychologie), Persuasion...
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by Jordan, Penny. For one night; Cameron, Stella. No stranger; Kaiser, Janice. Love child
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For one night / Penny Jordan -- No stranger / Stella Cameron -- Love child / Janice Kaiser
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [361]-375) and index
Topic: Documentary films
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by Neels, Betty
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Topics: Marriage, Friendship
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by Harris, Robert, 1957-
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Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, World War, 1939-1945, English fiction
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by Plato; Tredennick, Hugh; Tarrant, Harold
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [232]-234) and index
Topic: Socrates
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Lifetraps -- Which lifetraps do you have? -- Understanding lifetraps -- Surrender, escape, and counterattack -- How lifetraps change -- "Please don't leave me!" : the abandonment lifetrap -- "I can't trust you" : the mistrust and abuse lifetrap -- "I'll never get the love I need" : the emotional deprivation lifetrap -- "I don't fit in" : the social exclusion lifetrap -- "I can't make it on my own" : the dependence lifetrap -- "Catastrophe...
Topics: Self-defeating behavior, Self-management (Psychology), Self Concept, Self-Injurious Behavior
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by Mather, Anne
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by Diawara, Manthia, 1953-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-310) and index
Topics: African Americans in motion pictures, African American motion picture producers and directors,...
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by Cartland, Barbara, 1902-2000
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Moon over Eden -- No time for love -- The incredible honeymoon -- Kiss the moonlight -- A kiss in Rome
Topic: Love stories, English
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by Armstrong, Lindsay
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"Original hardcover edition published in 1991 by Mills & Boon Limited"--T.p. verso
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by Lamb, Charlotte
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by Drake, Shannon
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by Neels, Betty
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Excerpts from the author's column, Great moments in courtroom history
Topics: Trials, Courts, Law
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by Brenda Joyce
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by Kleypas, Lisa
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"An Avon romantic treasure."
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by Krentz, Jayne Ann
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Readers adore the spicy romances of New York Times bestselling author Jayne Ann Krentz. In her recent novels Perfect Partners and Family Man, her heroines show how much fun it can be to spar with devilishly handsome heroes. Now the fireworks begin again, as a beautiful schemer needs a marriage of convenience to save her missing brother's company
Topics: Airplane accidents, Businesses, Revenge
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"An Archway paperback."
Topics: Witchcraft, Horror stories, Horror tales
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by Mortimer, Carole
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Topics: Governesses, Single fathers
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by Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008; Kubrick, Stanley
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The classic science fiction novel that changed the way we looked at the stars and ourselves. From the savannas of Africa at the dawn of mankind to the rings of Saturn as man ventures to the outer rim of our solar system, 2001: A Space Odyssey is a journey unlike any other. This allegory about humanity's exploration of the universe and the universe's reaction to humanity was the basis for director Stanley Kubrick's immortal film, and lives on as a landmark achievement in storytelling. - Back...
Topics: Computers, Space vehicles, Human-computer interaction, Computers, Human-computer interaction, Space...
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by Handford, Martin
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The reader follows Waldo as he hikes around the world and must try to find him in the illustrations of some of the crowded places he visits
Topics: Literary recreations, Literary recreations, Voyages and travels, Humorous stories
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by Allende, Isabel
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Translation of: La casa de los espíritus
Source: inlibrary
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by John Paul II, Pope, 1920-2005
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Catholic Church, Sex, Sexual ethics
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by Winterson, Jeanette, 1959-
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Topic: Married women
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by Hunt, Morton M., 1920-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [691]-735) and index
Topics: Psychology, Psychoanalysis, Psychology, Psychology, Psychologie, Psychologie, Geschichte
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by Thorpe, Kay
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"Original hardcover edition published in 1992 by Mills & Boon Limited"--T.p. verso
Topics: Widows, Journalists, Inheritance and succession
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Topics: Commitment (Psychology), Women, Interpersonal relations
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by Clancy, Tom
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by Van Allsburg, Chris
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After being given two magical figs that make his dreams come true, Monsieur Bibot sees his plans for future wealth upset by his long-suffering dog
Topics: Dreams, Magic, Dogs, Dreams, Magic, Dogs
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Includes index
Topics: African Americans, Devotional calendars
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by Steele, Jessica
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Topic: Inheritance and succession
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by Hamilton, Diana
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by Cormac McCarthy
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Topics: Fugitives from justice -- Fiction, Psychopaths -- Fiction, Tennessee -- Fiction
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by Howard, Linda; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Series statement taken from spine
Topics: Women archeologists, Rain forests
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by Roberts, Nora
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Originally published: New York : Putnam, c1992
Topics: Thieves, Magicians
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by Thompson, George J; Jenkins, Jerry B
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Topics: Police training, Interpersonal communication, Persuasion (Rhetoric), Persuasion (Psychology),...
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by Brooks, Helen
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"Harlequin"--Cover
Topics: Romance, Romance - General, Fiction - Romance, Large Print, Large type books
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Adaptation of English translations of: Gilgamesh
Topic: Gilgamesh
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by DeGregorio, William A., 1946-
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"New! includes material on President Clinton"--Cover
Topics: Presidents, Presidenten
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by Buck, William
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Topics: Mahabharata, Krishna (Hindu deity), Hindu mythology, Historical fiction, Fantasy fiction
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by Brooks, Helen
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"Harlequin"--Cover
Topics: Romance, General, Fiction - General, Large Print, Large type books