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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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Originally published in hardcover by Harmony Books, 2009
Topics: Cohen, Mickey, 1914-1976, Parker, William H. (William Henry), 1902-1966, Organized crime, Social...
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by Parker, T. Jefferson
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"Signet novel."--Spine
Topic: Detective and mystery stories
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by Hyams, Jay; Accademia italiana della cucina
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In English, translated from the Italian
Topic: Cooking, Italian
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by Maynard, Joyce, 1953-
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Relates a story of love, sexual passion, painful adolescence, and devastating betrayal as seen through the eyes of a thirteen-year-old boy--and the man he later becomes--looking back on the events of a single long, hot, and life-altering weekend
Topics: Teenage boys, Mothers and sons, Life change events, Fugitives from justice, Betrayal
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by Haywood Smith
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Topics: Sisters -- Fiction, Georgia -- Fiction
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by Labatt, Mary, 1944-; Li, Karen; Rioux, Jo-Anne; Labatt, Mary, 1944- Secret of Sagawa Lake
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"Based on the book The secret of Sagawa Lake by Mary Labatt"--Title page verso
Topics: Sam (Fictitious character : Labatt), Dogs, Graphic novels, Human-animal relationships, Monsters,...
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by Wiggs, Susan; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Prim librarian Maureen Davenport lives for Christmas--and there's nothing more magical than Christmas on Willow Lake. Finally getting her chance to direct Avalon's annual holiday pageant, she's determined to make it truly spectacular. But it might just require one of those Christmas miracles she's always read about if her co-director-- recovering former child star Eddie Haven--has his way. Is he trying to sabotage the performance to spite her? Or is she trying too hard to fit the show into her...
Topic: Librarians
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by Annette Blair
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by Bond, Larry; DeFelice, James
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Originally published in hardcover: New York : Forge, 2008
Topics: English Historical Fiction, Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical - General, War &...
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by Larry J. Schweiger
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Topics: Global warming, Global environmental change, Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric, Plants -- Effect of...
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by Schwegel, Theresa
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Topic: Policewomen
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by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
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Topics: Self-esteem -- Fiction, Psychotherapy -- Fiction, Alcoholism -- Fiction, Emotional problems --...
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by St. John Mandel, Emily, 1979-
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Lila Albert has been leaving people behind for her entire life. Then her latest lover follows her from New York to Montreal, determined to learn her secrets. "Last Night in Montreal" is a story of love, amnesia, the depths and limits of family bonds, and the nature of obsession
Topics: Self-realization in women, Amnesia
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by Deveraux, Jude
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When Miss Edi passes away, she leaves Jocelyn Minton all her worldly possessions, including an eighteenth-century house and a letter with clues to a mystery that began in 1941. In an attempt to understand the legacy that has been left to her, Jocelyn digs into Miss Edi's mystery and soon discovers some shocking surprises about her family's history and a man with his own mysterious past
Topics: Inheritance and succession, Self-actualization (Psychology), Large type books
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by Paulsen, Gary
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"This edition is available for distribution only through the school market"--Page 4 of cover
Topics: Money-making projects for children, Summer employment, Investments, Business enterprises, Summer...
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by Kennedy, Douglas (1955-....). Auteur
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Topics: Women college teachers, Women college teachers, Motherhood, Missing children
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by Jacobs, L. R. (Lana Rose), 1982-
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Topics: James, LeBron, James, LeBron, Basketball players, Basketball players
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by Wilson, Nathan D
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Reprint: Originally published: New York : Random House, ©2007
Topics: Missing persons, Caves, Adventure stories, Mothers and sons, Treasure troves, Adventure and...
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Recounts the experiences of a spunky young girl, just eleven when the Civil War breaks out, as she watches her brothers go to war, helps care for her mentally ill father, and falls in love with a boy determined to be a soldier. Includes historical notes
Topics: Brothers and sisters, Family life
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by Maltin, Leonard; Carson, Darwyn
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Topics: Motion pictures, Video recordings, DVD-Video discs, Motion pictures, Video recordings, DVD-Video...
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by Cathy Kelly
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by Donna Kauffman
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Topics: Intelligence officers -- Fiction, Secret service -- Fiction
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by Jeffries, Sabrina
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"Pocket Books romance."--Spine
Topics: Teachers, Young women, Young women, Teachers
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by Fairstein, Linda A
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Assistant district attorney Alex Cooper and her crew are drawn into the strange and privileged world of rich collectors, eccentric library trustees, and the treasures of the great New York Public Library after a librarian disappears and a woman's corpse turns up in the missing librarian's abandoned apartment
Topics: Mystery & Thrillers -- Mystery -- Women Sleuths, Mystery & Thrillers -- Thrillers --...
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by Gordon, Nadia
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"A Sunny McCoskey Napa Valley mystery."
Topics: General, Fiction - General, McCoskey, Sunny (Fictitious character), Women detectives, Murder, Wine...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [296]-299) and index
Topic: Postwar reconstruction
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by Levin, Mark R. (Mark Reed), 1957-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-245)
Topic: Conservatism
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by Barnes, Linda
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"A Carlotta Carlyle novel"--Cover
Topics: Carlyle, Carlotta (Fictitious character), Women private investigators, Murder
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by Brenda Z. Guiberson
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Topics: Taiga ecology -- Juvenile literature, Taigas -- Juvenile literature
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by Cooper, J. California
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Topic: African Americans
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by Keith Block
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Topics: Cancer -- Popular works, Integrative medicine -- Popular works
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by Lippman, Laura, 1959-
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A writer discovers the truth about her past in this haunting and multi-layered thriller
Topic: Women authors
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by Lynne Reeves Griffin
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Topics: Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Children -- Death -- Fiction, Bereavement -- Psychological...
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by Chris Evans
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Topics: Magic -- Fiction, Quests (Expeditions) -- Fiction, Soldiers -- Fiction
Pregame show : out of the ordinary -- First inning : the readiness is all -- Second inning : keep your eye on the ball -- Third inning : I can see for miles and miles -- Fourth inning : crossroads -- Fifth inning : sweeping like Shakespeare -- Sixth inning : all about Eve -- Seventh inning : even higher -- Eighth inning : school daze -- Ninth inning : the long run -- Postgame show : throwing starfish
Topics: Child rearing, Education, Motivation in education, Values
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by Cheryl Klein
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Topics: Lesbians -- Fiction, California -- Fiction
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by Melody Carlson
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by Rosemary Wells
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Topics: Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Juvenile fiction, Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Fiction,...
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Topics: LinkedIn, Business networks, Online social networks, Success in business
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by Taylor, Laini; Di Bartolo, Jim, ill
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Three short stories about kissing, featuring elements of the supernatural
Topics: Cultural Literacy and Humanities, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade...
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by Amy Hest
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by Lee, Quinlan B; Rothman, Julia, ill
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At head of title: Littlest pet shop
Topics: Wolves, Grandmothers, Wolves, Grandmothers, Fairy tales
"Live Through This"--as emotionally wrenching and ultimately redemptive as David Sheff 's "Beautiful Boy"--follows Gwartney's frantic effort to recover her beautiful, intelligent daughters from their lives on the street
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Topics: Runaway teenagers, Teenage girls, Mothers and daughters
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Includes index
Topics: Glavine, Tom, 1966-, Mussina, Mike, New York Mets (Baseball team), New York Yankees (Baseball...
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Substance abuse, Substance abuse, Dual diagnosis, Dual diagnosis, Substance abuse, Substance abuse
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Topics: Christian life, Hope -- Religious aspects -- Christianity, Eschatology
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by Muller, Marcia
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"After being shot in the head, Sharon McCone suffers from locked-in syndrome, which involves almost total paralysis but an alert conscious mind. As Sharon lies in her hospital bed, furiously trying to break out of her body's prison and discover her attacker's identity, all the members of her agency fan out to find the reason why she was assaulted"--Provided by publisher
Topics: McCone, Sharon (Fictitious character), Women private investigators
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by Woods, Stuart
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"A Stone Barrington novel"--Cover
Topics: Barrington, Stone (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Barrington, Stone (Fictitious...
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by Nadelson, Reggie
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New York police detective Artie Cohen is faced with a murder that strikes at him personally and will ultimately place his best friend's life in his hands, enmeshing him a maelstrom of Russian money and crime--at the center of which is Londongrad, an offshore island for the new Russian underworld
Topics: Cohen, Artie (Fictitious character), Police, Murder, Friendship, Cohen, Artie (Fictitious...
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by Bagwell, Stella
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"Silhouette Special Edition #1985."
Topic: Man-woman relationships
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Letter from Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., to Walter J. Miller, 1951 -- Confido -- Fubar -- Shout about it from the housetops -- Ed Luby's key club -- A song for Selma -- Hall of mirrors -- The nice little people -- Hello, Red -- Little drops of water -- The petrified ants -- The honor of a newsboy -- Look at the birdie -- King and queen of the universe -- The good explainer
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: National Gallery (Great Britain), Painting
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by Christopher Myers
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Topics: Individuality -- Fiction, Family life -- New York (State) -- Harlem -- Fiction, African Americans...
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by Buckley, Christopher, 1952-
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You're next -- April is the cruelest month -- She's already in heaven -- I guess we can do anything we want to -- That sounded like a fun dinner -- I don't want champagne -- Dude, what's with your Dad? -- You need to get here as quickly as you can -- We're terribly late as it is -- I miss my urine report -- You can imagine how pleased your mother was -- My old man and the sea -- If it weren't for the religious aspect -- I'd do the same for you -- Please not to arrest my dear father -- Blood of...
Topics: Buckley, Christopher, 1952-, Buckley, William F. (William Frank), 1925-2008, Buckley, William F....
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by French, Nicci
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Originally published: Great Britain : Michael Joseph, c2006
Topics: Missing persons, Daughters
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-294) and index
Topics: Problem children, Behavior disorders in children, Behavior modification
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by Meadows, Daisy
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RL2
Topics: Tate, Kirsty (Fictitious character), Walker, Rachel (Fictitious character), Fairies, Flowers,...
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by Sands, Lynsay
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When the heroine gets in the way of someone trying to kill the hero, he must make her a vampire to save her life. Then he must teach her to love the night ... and him!
Topics: Vampires, Coroners, Paranormal romance, Love stories, Coroners, Vampires
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by Lehman, Yvonne
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Topics: Historical fiction, Love stories
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by Fowler, Earlene
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After being widowed, Love Mercy Johnson has come to terms with her life in Morro Bay, California. She spends her time writing columns for a regional magazine, helping her in-laws work their ranch, and trying to move on. But her dreams of reconciliation with her long-estranged grandchildren come true when her eighteen-year-old brokenhearted granddaughter, Rett, unexpectedly shows up. Together they struggle to co-exist while confronting old resentments and painful memories. When a family crisis...
Topics: Widows, Grandmothers, Granddaughters
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by Jeff Jarka
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Topics: Dogs -- Fiction, Human-animal relationships -- Fiction
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by Giffin, Emily
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Includes reading group guide (p. [343-345])
Topics: Marriage, Married women, Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Married women, Triangles...
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by LaFleur, Suzanne M
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009-014
Topics: Abandoned children, Grief, Grandmothers, Letters, Friendship, Schools, Depression, Mental
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by Ward, J. R., 1969-
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"A Signet book."
Topic: Vampires
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by Ferrarella, Marie
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Susan Patron
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Topics: Friendship -- Fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, Adoption -- Fiction, Abandoned children...
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by Bryant, Annie
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Ages 9-13
Topics: Teenage girls, Friendship, Junior high schools, Teenage girls, Friendship, Junior high schools,...
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by Catherine Thimmesh
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Topics: Lucy (Prehistoric hominid), Australopithecus afarensis, Fossil hominids -- Ethiopia
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by LaHaye, Tim F; Jenkins, Jerry B
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Recounts the life story of the author of the Gospel of Luke--from his life as a slave to his university studies as a medical student at Tarsus, from his acquaintance with Saul (Paul) of Tarsus to his ultimate discipleship and decision to write the story of Christ
Topics: Luke, Saint, Bible