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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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- Purser, Ann
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Originally published in hardcover: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2008
Topics: Meade, Lois (Fictitious character), Cleaning personnel, Country life, Murder
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- Rick Sanchez
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- Weaver, Ingrid
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"A Caribbean island ... a honeymoon suite ... sexy lingerie. Emily Wright has everything for the perfect honeymoon - except a husband! Although her nuptials are off, Emily takes her honeymoon, hoping for peace and quiet. Instead, chaos erupts when a stranger crashes into her suite and tackles her to the ground, protecting her from flaying bullets. His chiseled physique sets off wild desire in Emily. Delta Force Commando Tyler Matheson wasn't planning on a gorgeous civilian to come between...
Topics: Law enforcement, Outlaws, Man-woman relationships, Law enforcement, Man-woman relationships, Outlaws
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- Capshaw, Carla
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"He came to the colonies for one reason: revenge. Drake Amberly, Duke of Hawk Haven, won't leave until he's unmasked the colonial spy who killed his brother. Yet the more he sees of spirited Elise Cooper, the more he's moved by the happiness she brings him ... never suspecting the dangerous secret she hides. Her faith drives Elise to spy for the rebels, dreaming only of the freedom for her homeland. Then she meets Drake, and learns that love could be hers, as well. When his pursuit of 'The...
Topics: Revenge, Women spies, Man-woman relationships, Man-woman relationships, Revenge, Women spies
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- Authors mixed
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Topics: City and town life -- Fiction, African Americans -- Fiction, Kansas -- Fiction
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- Galenorn, Yasmine, 1961-
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"Berkley paranormal romance"--Spine
Topics: Otherworld Intelligence Agency (Imaginary organization), D'Artigo sisters (Fictitious characters),...
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Recounts two-time women's motocross champion Ashley Fiolek's life-long deafness, her triumph over adversity, her rise to the top of her sport and how her family and Christian faith helped her get there
Topics: Fiolek, Ashley, Women with disabilities, Women with disabilities, Women motorcyclists, Deaf women,...
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- Carson, Jana; Westerman, Johanna, ill
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During the Revolutionary War, a young boy volunteers for a dangerous misson. Betsy Ross has finished a new flag for General Washington. The flag might help to rally the freezing soldiers camped with Washington in Valley Forge. But British troops are everywhere and anyone trying to deliver the flag may be captured and shot as a spy. Could a boy make a journey without getting caught? Ben sets out in a blinding snow storm in an effort to bring the flag, and new hope, to Valley Forge
Topics: Washington, George, 1732-1799, Ross, Betsy, 1752-1836, Washington, George, 1732-1799, Ross, Betsy,...
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- Connolly, Sheila
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"Berkley Prime Crime mystery"--Spine
Topics: Murder, Organic farming, Apple growers, Orchards, Apple growers, Murder, Orchards, Organic farming
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- Lovely, Lutishia
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In the tradition of Kimberla Lawson Roby's Curtis Black novels, Lovely delvesinto the scandalous exploits of church folk in her newest novel featuring the Kingdom Citizen's congregation
Topic: African American churches
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- Laura Marie Altom
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Topics: Man-woman relationships, Twins, Widows, Single mothers, Air pilots, Fiction
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- Levine, Laura, 1943-
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Originally published: 2009
Topics: Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers -- Mystery -- Women Sleuths, Austen, Jaine...
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- Muir, Nancy, 1954-
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Includes index
Topics: Laptop computers, Computers and older people
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- Aronson, Marc (EDT)/ Campbell, Patty (EDT)
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- Hank Phillippi Ryan
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- Kelton, Elmer
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Originally published: 2004
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Westerns, Texas Rangers, Ranch life, Cattle stealing,...
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- Kastner, Debra
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"Steeple Hill inspirational romance"--Spine
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- Andrews, Beth
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Topics: Single mothers, Ex-convicts
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- Rowan, Michelle; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Newly vamped Sarah Dearly wants her normal life back, but fate is fighting against her. She tries to get a regular job and gets staked in the interview, only to be rescued by a masked vampire who calls himself the Red Devil. Then a wallflower-turned-witch curses her, making her a bloodthirsty, sun-allergic nightwalker--the worst vampire there is. As if all that weren't enough, she can't get married because her 600-year-old boyfriend, Thierry, is in a centuries-long marriage of convenience...
Topic: Vampires
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- Thayer, Terri; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Berkley Prime Crime mystery"--Spine
Topics: Women artisans, Murder, Handicraft
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- Annette Blair
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- Cynthia Riggs
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Topics: Trumbull, Victoria (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Older women -- Fiction, Murder --...
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- Chance, Karen
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"An Onyx book."
Topics: Palmer, Cassie (Fictitious character), Clairvoyants, Vampires, Clairvoyants, Palmer, Cassie...
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- Pelegrimas, Marcus
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"There is a world you don't know about, inhabited by supernatural creatures of darkness --vampires, werewolves, and all manner of savage, impossible beasts that live for terror and slaughter and blood. They are all around us but you cannot see them, for knowledge of their presence --so close and so hungry -- would surely drive any ordinary human insane. But for centuries a special breed of hunter has kept the monsters at bay, preventing them from breaking through the increasingly fragile...
Topics: Vampires, Werewolves
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"With Central Coast, Yosemite, Los Angeles, and San Diego"--Cover
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- Rayne, Sarah
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Topics: Novelists, English, Country homes
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Topic: Parkinson's disease -- Popular works
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- Kristin Petrie
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Topic: Grasshoppers -- Juvenile literature
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- Beamer, Amelia
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A California party turns bad when the spread of a brain-eating STD leaves roommates Kate and Michael struggling to deal with a houseful of zombies. Oblivious Oakland authorities ignore the escalating crisis as aggressively promiscuous and ravenous zombies keep popping up. Finally, the desperate friends make a plan to flee to a zombie-proof haven while fearing that some of their acquaintances may already be infected
Topics: Zombies, Sexually transmitted diseases
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- Sedia, E. (Ekaterina)
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A collection of short horror stories that involve werewolves, including selections from Peter Bell, Amanda Downum, Laura Anne Gilman, Carrie Vaughn, C.E. Murphy, Erzebet YellowBoy, and others
Topics: Werewolves, Short stories, American, Short stories, American, Werewolves
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- Pernice, Joseph T., 1967-
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Topics: Divorced people, Man-woman relationships
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- Smith, Siân
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Translation of: Fall
Topics: Autumn, Otoño, Estaciones del año, Autumn
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- Schonberg, Marcia
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Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index
Topics: Animal communities, Plant communities, Zoology, Botany, Animal communities, Botany, Plant...
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- Thacker, Cathy Gillen
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"Gearing up to be a single father to his newly adopted son could be the toughest job Nate Hutchinson has ever taken on. That's why the self-made millionaire hired makeover expert Brooke Mitchell to turn his lonely bachelor estate into a real home and provide him with some much-needed parenting advice.As a widow with a son of her own, Brooke's heart goes out to Nate's new charge and to the sexy CEO who's trying to be the best dad he can be. But temporarily living under the same roof with...
Topics: Single fathers, Love stories
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- Aristophane
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When Denis Lipman returns to the East End of London with his new American wife, she declares each year's trip has to be enjoyed. Against his will our expat becomes a tourist in his homeland renting quaint cottages, visiting outrageous relatives, meeting quirky locals, and discovering the English countryside isn't so bad after all
Topics: TRAVEL, Manners and customs, Travel
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- Kathryn R. Wall
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- Fornatale, Pete, 1945-2012
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-296) and index
Topics: Woodstock Festival (1969 : Bethel, N.Y.), Rock music
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- Smith, William
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- Mastbaum, Blair (Blair Mastbaum)
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Title from eBook information screen
Topics: Gay/Lesbian, Nonfiction
Includes index
Topics: Unidentified flying objects, Conspiracies, Government information
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- White, Amy Brecount
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At a Charlottesville, Virginia, boarding school, fourteen-year-old Laurel realizes that she shares her deceased mother's connection with flowers, but as she begins to learn their ancient language and share it with other students, she discovers powers that are beyond her control
Topics: Flower language, Flowers, Magic, Boarding schools, Schools, Mothers and daughters
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Includes excerpt: Kitty raises hell
Topics: Vampires, Werewolves
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Reporter Lucy Stone, of Tinker's Cove, Maine, uncovers some icky revelations about Bart Hume, a philandering cardiac surgeon, as she investigates a shooting murder connected to a suspicious accident fatality and the disappearance of a teen youth counselor. Along the way, Lucy and Sara, Lucy's high school freshman daughter, are caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse with the killer
Topics: Stone, Lucy (Fictitious character), Women detectives, Women journalists, Murder, Mother's Day
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-350) and index
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Previous published as Pemberley by the sea in 2008 by Sourcebooks Landmark
Topics: Austen, Jane, 1775-1817, Women marine biologists, Bennet, Elizabeth (Fictitious character), Darcy,...
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- Lockwood, Cara
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In this humorous story, cafe owner Constance Plyd starts seeing dead people after she's hit on by her murdered ex-husband at his own funeral. Fortunately for Constance, irresistibly sexy sheriff Nathan Garrett wants to believe that a card-carrying demon in a black suit killed Jimmy in the garage. But when the Devil and would-be mother of the Antichrist descend on Crockett County, Texas, and Constance finds herself at the center of a hellish battle with plenty of supernatural support (including...
Topics: Women, Spirits, Demonology, Good and evil
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- Stephen Person
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Topic: Arctic fox -- Juvenile literature
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Southern Zagros Mountains, Courdestan, 1921 -- Nehavand barracks and the town of Saqqez, Persia, soon to be Iran, 1929 -- Tehran, Iran, 1938 -- Kermanshah, Iran, 1940-1969 -- The dirges of Old man Khourdi, Taqibustan, 1979
Topics: Kurds, Orphans, Conflict (Psychology)
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- Alexander Zaitchick
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Shares the "slump stories" of some of history's most successful golfers to offer encouragement to frustrated players, in a compendium that includes contributions by such figures as Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, and Phil Mickelson
Topics: Golf, Golfers
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Topics: Teenage boys, High school students, Best friends, Demoniac possession
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- Chris Anderson
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Topics: Marketing, Success in business
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- Ferrarella, Marie
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"Author's 200th book"--Cover
Topics: Police, Arson investigation, Arson investigation, Police
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- Chloe Neill
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Topics: Juvenile fiction, Boarding schools, Vampires, Fiction
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-285) and index
Topics: Lord's Resistance Army, Children and war, Child soldiers, Human rights
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Topics: Lomax, Mike (Fictitious character), Biggs,Terry (Fictitious character), Police, Amusement parks
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- Grimes, Martha
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Sequel to: Biting the moon
Topics: Teenage girls, Animal rights activists, Drifters, Amnesiacs, Factory farms
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Self-care, Health, Medicine, Preventive, Medical screening, Medical technology
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- Berenson, Alex
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Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©2008
Topics: Taliban, Intelligence service, Taliban, Intelligence service, Intelligence service
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- Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-
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Includes discussion questions
Topics: Abenaki Indians, Indians of North America, Native American soldiers, Soldiers, Teenage boys,...
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- Nikki Grimes
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- Grant, Andrew, 1968-
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"A Thomas Dunne book for Minotaur Books"--T.p. verso
Topics: Intelligence officers, International relations, Conspiracy
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- Vincenzi, Penny
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Wartime is never easy, and Grace Bennett and her two friends are doing the best they can. Forbidden Places reveals the stories of one young woman who is widowed after only five years of marriage, a wife who rethinks her feelings after witnessing disturbing changes in her husband, and a woman who wonders if the war will free her from a brutal marriage
Topics: Married women, Marriage, World War, 1939-1945, Psychological fiction
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- Mary Guterson
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Topic: Single women -- Fiction
Includes index
Topics: Connor, Myles, Art thieves
Includes bibliographical references ( p. 371-383) and index
Topics: Oppenheimer, Frank, 1912-1985, Physicists
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- L. E. Modesitt
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Includes index
Topics: Quick and easy cooking, Entertaining
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- Blake Nelson
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Topics: Social action -- Fiction, Consumption (Economics) -- Fiction, Ecology -- Fiction, Dating (Social...
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- Ann Dee Ellis
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Topics: Depression, Mental -- Fiction, Family problems -- Fiction, Mothers -- Fiction, Grief -- Fiction
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- Grace, Nancy, 1959-
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Topics: Women lawyers, Women psychotherapists, Grief
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- Silverhardt, Lauryn; Roper, Robert (Robert C.), illustrator
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"Nickelodeon Dora the explorer."
Topics: Dora the Explorer (Fictitious character), Wishes, Birthdays, Voyages and travels, Dora the Explorer...
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- Medeiros, Teresa, 1962-
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About to speak wedding vows that will bind her to the elderly Earl of Hepburn and save her family from poverty, Emmaline Marlowe finds herself abducted by Hepburn's sworn enemy, Jamie Sinclair. Trapped in the Scottish wilds with Jamie and his men, she tries to unravel a tangled mystery around the source of the feud: the unsolved murder of Jamie's parents