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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 Weinberg, Robert E; Dziemianowicz, Stefan R; Greenberg, Martin Harry
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Topics: Detective and mystery stories, Short stories
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by Dziemianowicz, Stefan R; Weinberg, Robert E; Greenberg, Martin Harry
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Topics: Ghost stories, American, Ghost stories, English, Short stories
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by Watt, Alan H., 1942-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 483-490) and index
Topics: Computer graphics, Dreidimensionale Computergraphik, Graphics Use of Computers
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by Brems, Christiane
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 417-429) and index
Topics: Child psychotherapy, Psychotherapy, Child, Infant, Psychotherapie, Kinderen, Children Psychotherapy
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by Ladefoged, Peter
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-289) and index
Topics: Phonetics, English language, Phonétique, Anglais (Langue), Fonetiek, Einführung, Phonetik,...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-159)
Topics: Cooking, West African, Cooking, Entertaining, Cooking, African, Cooking, Cooking, West African,...
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by Somerset Fry, Plantagenet, 1931-1996; Somerset Fry, Fiona, 1927-; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection. TxSaTAM
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-350) and index
Topic: Ireland, to 1984
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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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Topic: Marriage
Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Bible and science
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by Donaldson, Julia; Scheffler, Axel, ill
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With the help of an old man and all of her animals, an old lady realizes that her house is not as small as she thought it was
Topics: Dwellings, Domestic animals, Humorous stories, Stories in rhyme, Dwellings, Domestic animals,...
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Taking his point of departure from the newest frontier of research, McCann reads the psalms in the context of their final shape and canonical form. He interprets the psalms as scripture as well as in their character as songs, prayers, and poetry from Israel's history. McCann's intent is to contribute to the church's recovery of the psalms as torah--as instruction, as a guide to prayer, praise of God, and pious living. The explicit connections which McCann draws from the psalms to the New...
Topics: Bible. Psalms Theology., Bible. Psalms., Theology., Bible. Psalms - Theology., Bible. Psalms --...
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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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xxxi, 362 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : 25 cm
Topics: Černobyl'skaja Atomnaja Ėlektrostancija, Sovetskaja Associacija Meždunarodnogo Prava, Chernobyl...
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by O'Neil, Brian, 1949-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 116)
Topic: Acting
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Includes index
Topics: African Americans, Devotional calendars
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by Wilbraham, Antony C
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Chemistry
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Includes index
Topics: American literature, African Americans, Littérature américaine x Ecrivains noirs américains x...
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by Beaton, M. C
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Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Press, c1992
Topics: Quiches (Cookery), Women detectives
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Although Alexander and his money are quickly parted, he comes to realize all the things that can be done with a dollar
Topics: Alexander (Fictitious character : Viorst), Finance, Personal
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by Fine, Anne
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Miranda's three children thoroughly enjoy their huge, overdressed baby sitter/cleaning woman who is actually their father in disguise, and they dread the day when their mother discovers Madame Doubtfire is really her ex-husband
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Topics: Family life, Sex role, Divorce
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Topic: Horror tales, English
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by Mound, L. A. (Laurence Alfred); Greenaway, Frank, ill
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Includes index
Topics: Insects, Insects
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by Beye, Charles Rowan
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xiii, 280 p. ; 24 cm
Topics: Apollonius, Rhodius. Argonautica, Virgil. Aeneis, Homer -- Criticism and interpretation, Achilles...
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Topics: Golf, Golf
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by Stoppard, Tom
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A play
Topic: English drama
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by Campbell, Joanna
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Topic: Horses
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by Allison, Dorothy
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Topics: Child abuse, Lesbians, Poverty
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by Stine, R. L
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"An Apple paperback."
Topics: Horror tales, Horror stories, Horror tales
Includes index
Topics: Stocks, Mutual funds
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by Bennett, Lerone, 1928-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [675]-694) and index
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Topic: African Americans
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 641-648) and index
Topics: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Academy...
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by Kerr, Philip; Kerr, Philip. March violets; Kerr, Philip. Pale criminal; Kerr, Philip. German requiem
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March violets -- The pale criminal -- A German requiem
Topics: Gunther, Bernhard (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Detective and mystery stories,...
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by Naylor, Grant
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Originally published in Great Britain by Penguin Books Ltd
Topics: Psychological games, Computers
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by Francis, Dick
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Introduction by Dick Francis
Topics: Horse racing, Detective and mystery stories, Griffon, Neil (Fictitious character)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-258) and index
Topics: Interpersonal relations, Self, Interpersonal Relations, Self Concept
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by Roth, Geneen
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Originally published: Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill, 1984
Topics: Compulsive eating, Food habits, Self-actualization (Psychology)
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by Stine, R. L
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"An Archway paperback."
Topics: Fear Street (Imaginary place), Horror tales, American, Young adult fiction, American, High schools,...
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by Day, Alexandra
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Reprint. Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1992
Topics: Dogs, Infants, Masquerades, Stories without words, Toy and movable books, Babies, Parties, Parties,...
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by Mark Twain
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Topic: Christian Science -- Controversial literature
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by Clifton Daniel
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Includes indexes
Topics: World - General, United States - General, United States History (General), History - General...
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by Morrow, James, 1947-
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Topics: Truthfulness and falsehood, Honesty, Science fiction
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Includes bibliographical references (page 150) and index
Topics: Dyes and dyeing, Dyes and dyeing, Domestic, Dye plants, Dye plants, Dyes and dyeing, Domestic, Dyes...
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by Buchan, Elizabeth
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Kit Dysert marries a woman with the money to save the family estate rather than the woman he loves
Topics: Country life, Gardening, Gardeners
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by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels
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Spine title: Cruel and unusual
Topics: Scarpetta, Kay (Fictitious character), Medical examiners (Law), Forensic pathologists, Women...
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by McCaffrey, Anne
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"An Ace/Putnam book."
Topic: Telepathy
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by Beaton, M. C
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Topics: Macbeth, Hamish (Fictitious character), Police
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by Cummings, Milton C; Wise, David, 1930-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Politics, United States
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by Anthony, Piers
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topic: Xanth (Imaginary place)
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by Packard, Edward, 1931-; Wing, Ron, illustrator
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The reader is stranded on a remote island following a plane crash, where you discover that it's inhabited by dinosaurs created by a mad scientist through secret genetic experiments. By choosing specific pages, the reader determines the outcome of the plot
Topics: Adventure game-books / choose your own adventure, Specimens, Fiction, Children's 9-12 - Fiction -...
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Includes index
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by Dossey, John A
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Includes bibliographical (p. 516-518) references and index
Topics: Mathematics, Computer science
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by Barnouw, Erik, 1908-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [361]-375) and index
Topic: Documentary films
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by Bokoske, Sharon; Davidson, Margaret, 1936-; Courtney, ill
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Introduces dolphins and their physical characteristics, behavior, social structure, intelligence, and interaction with humans
Topics: Dolphins, Dolphins
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by Jamsa, Kris A
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"Covers all versions, including DOS 6"--Cover
Topics: PC-DOS (Computer file), MS-DOS (Computer file), IBM Personal Computer, Microcomputers Operating...
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by Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945-
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Topic: Police
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by Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945-
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Topic: Police
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by Carle, Eric
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An artist's drawing of a star begins the creation of an entire universe around him as each successive pictured object requests that he draw more
Topics: Artists, Drawing, Artists, Drawing, Artists, Drawing
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by Smith, Sinclair
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"Point."
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by Antrim, Donald
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Topics: Elementary school teachers, Mayors, Violence
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by Higgins, Jack, 1929-
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Originally published: New York : Putnam, c1992
Topics: Dillon, Sean (Fictitious character), Ferguson, Charles (Fictitious character), Secret service
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Originally published: Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill, 1982
Topic: Compulsive eating
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Mariner's Rhyme -- The first thing you have to do is learn to row a little boat -- "A boy's will is the wind's will..." -- I listen to the wind...and the wind tells me what to do -- Who made this boat? -- The shortest distance between two points is a zigzag line -- "In irons" -- Going with the wind -- Becalmed -- Unfounded fears -- Fogbound -- Of knots, loops, bends, and hitches -- A forgiving boat -- A lazy sailor at heart -- Like a boat without a rudder -- A boat is a she...
Topics: Bode, Richard, Spiritual life, Sailing
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by Evans, Mark, 1962-
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Includes index
Topics: Aquarium fishes, Aquariums, Aquarium fishes, Aquariums
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by Goldsmith, Olivia
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Topic: Women television personalities
"A newly-revised and expanded compilation from the popular monthly magazine Deaf life."
Topics: Deaf, Deaf, Deaf, Deafness, American Sign Language, Sign language
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by Lowell, Elizabeth, 1944-
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Topics: Knights and knighthood, Young women, Amnesia, Prophecies
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by Wambaugh, Joseph
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Originally published: New York : W. Morrow, c1992
Topic: Fugitives from justice
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by Fish, Arnold; Lloyd, Norman, 1909-1980
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Title on spine: Fundamentals of sight singing and ear training
Topics: Sight-singing, Ear training
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by Davis, Jim, 1945 July 28-
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"His 25th book"--Cover
Topics: Garfield (Fictitious character), Comic books, strips, etc
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by Westall, Robert
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LCCN 93-26451
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Topics: Ghost stories, Short stories
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Includes indexes
Topic: Bible
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by Whelan, Gloria
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Thirteen-year-old Mai and her family embark on a dangerous sea voyage from Vietnam to Hong Kong to escape the unpredictable and often brutal Vietnamese government
Topic: Refugees
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by Moorhouse, Frank
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Topics: League of Nations, Australians, Man-woman relationships, Women diplomats
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by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863; Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859
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Frog prince -- Gallant tailor -- Giant and the tailor -- Little farmer -- Golden key -- Sharing joy and sorrow -- Nail -- Tom Thumb -- Tom Thumb's travels -- Young giant -- Sweet porridge -- Elves -- Fair Katrinelje and Pif-Paf Poltrie -- Old beggar-woman -- Jew among thorns -- King Thrushbeard -- Clever Gretel -- Fitcher's bird -- Robber bridegroom -- Old Hildebrand -- Singing bone -- Maid Maleen -- Goose-girl -- Skilful huntsman -- Princess in disguise -- Cinderella -- Simeli mountain --...
Topics: Fairy tales, folk tales, fables, magical tales & traditional stories, Children: Young Adult...