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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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Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-251 and index
Topics: Carter, Jimmy, 1924-, Carter, Jimmy, 1924-, Rhetoric, Energy policy, Petroleum industry and trade,...
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by Tom Colicchio
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Topics: 'wichcraft (Restaurant), Sandwiches
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by Brashares, Ann
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Ama, Jo, and Polly, three close friends from Bethesda, Maryland, spend the summer before ninth grade learning about themselves, their families, and the changing nature of their friendship
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading...
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by McMullan, Kate; Basso, Bill, ill
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After a mysterious egg hatches into a baby dragon, Wiglaf and his roommate Angus decide to keep it
Topics: Dragons, Schools
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by Susane Colasanti
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Topics: Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction, Anxiety disorders --...
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by Listfield, Emily
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Notified by police that her sculptor husband of ten years has vanished while swimming off the coast of Florida, magazine editor Sarah is aided by a team of investigators to discern the truth about her husband's fate
Topics: Disappeared persons, Periodical editors, Mothers
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by Greg Rucka
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Topic: Bodyguards -- Fiction
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by Aronson, Marc (EDT)/ Campbell, Patty (EDT)
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by Sanderson, Brandon
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topics: Sisters, Princesses, Gods, Magic, Imaginary places
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by 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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Includes index
Topics: History, History - Military / War, Military, Military - Pictorial, Military - Weapons, History /...
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by Frewin Jones
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Topics: Princesses -- Fiction, War -- Fiction, Magic -- Fiction, Saxons -- Fiction, Wales -- History -- To...
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by Erin Hunter; Dan Jolley
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by Zack Hample
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Topics: Baseball, Sports & Recreation, Sports, Baseball - General, Sports & Recreation / Baseball /...
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Originally published: New York: Farrar, Straus Giroux, 2006
Topics: World Trade Center (New York, N.Y.), September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001, September 11 Terrorist...
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by Kathleen Collins
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Topic: Television cooking shows -- United States -- History and criticism
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by Gruen, Sara
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Contains interview with author and book-group discussion questions
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading...
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by Crombie, Deborah
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Map on endpapers
Topics: Kincaid, Duncan (Fictitious character), James, Gemma (Fictitious character : Crombie), Children,...
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by LaFaye, A
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Eleven-year-old Kyna, terrified of water since her family drowned in a storm that nearly took her life as well, works to overcome her phobia when her adoptive parents, Irish immigrants with a mysterious past, rent a cabin on Lake Champlain for the summer
Topics: Phobias, Water, Irish Americans, Selkies, Orphans
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by North, Will
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Topics: Sexual abuse victims, Americans, Natural disasters, Large type books
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by White, Ruth, 1942-
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In the West Virginia town of Way Down Deep in the 1950s, a foundling called Ruby June is happily living with Miss Arbutus at the local boarding house when suddenly, after the arrival of a family of outsiders, the mystery of Ruby's past begins to unravel
Topics: Foundlings, Community life, Identity, Orphans
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Topics: Geist, William, City and town life, City and town life, United States, Cities and towns, American...
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by Panec, D. J; Lapuyade, Gloria. ill
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Different animals have different activities, but they all need to sleep. Told in rhyme. Text on one page is meant to be read by a parent/adult while text on a facing page is simple enough to be read by a child just learning to read
Topics: Sleep behavior in animals, Animals, Stories in rhyme
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by Lauren Child
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by Roberts, Cokie
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-319)
Topics: Roberts, Cokie, Women, Sex discrimination against women, Feminism, Women journalists
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by Harimann, Sierra; Beighley, Marci, ill
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"Strawberry Shortcake"--Cover
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In this hilarious, entertaining, and candid memoir--in which he dishes on everyone from John Belushi and Jerry Lewis to Mel Gibson and Britney Spears--Paul Shaffer gives readers the full behind-the-scenes story of his life, from banging out pop tunes on the piano at the age of twelve to leading the band every night at the Sullivan Theater
Topics: Shaffer, Paul, Late night with David Letterman (Television program), Late show with David...
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by Jance, Judith A
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Includes an excerpt from the author's Hand of evil (p. [387-407])
Topics: Reynolds, Ali (Fictitious character), Television journalists, Middle-aged women, Mystery fiction
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by Windsor, Linda
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Includes a list of discussion questions about Wedding bell blues and a preview of the author's forthcoming book, For Pete's sake
Topics: American Light Romantic Fiction, Fiction, Fiction - Religious, Christian - Romance, Fiction /...
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by Kadohata, Cynthia
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After twelve-year-old Sumiko and her Japanese-American family are relocated from their flower farm in southern California to an internment camp on a Mojave Indian reservation in Arizona, she helps her family and neighbors, becomes friends with a local Indian boy, and tries to hold on to her dream of owning a flower shop
Topics: Evacuation and relocation of Japanese Americans (United States : 1942-1945), World War (1939-1945),...
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by Stephen Krensky
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Topics: Werewolves -- Juvenile literature, Werevolves in literature -- Juvenile literature, Werewolf films...
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Originally released as hardback in 2008
Topics: O'Brien, Stacey, O'Brien, Stacey, O'Brien, Stacey, Barn owl, Barn owl, Human-animal relationships,...
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by Jeanne Weaver
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Topics: Wetland ecology -- Juvenile literature, Wetlands -- Juvenile literature
Source: removedNEL
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by Authors mixed
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Includes index
Topics: McAuliffe, Terry, Clinton, Bill, 1946-, Democratic Party (U.S.), Political consultants, Presidents,...
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by Hagee, John; Hagee, Diana. What every woman wants in a man
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Texts bound back-to-back and inverted
Topics: Marriage, Spouses
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Includes index
Topics: Executive Management, Personal Guidance, Business & Economics, Business / Economics / Finance,...
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by Baker, Dan, 1946-; Greenberg, Cathy; Yalof, Ina L., 1939-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 238) and index
Topics: Women, Happiness
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by Cathy Greenberg
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Topics: Working mothers -- Psychology, Working mothers -- Attitudes, Work and family, Happiness
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by Daniel Walker Howe
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Topics: Social change -- United States -- History -- 19th century, United States -- History -- 1815-1861,...
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by Keiko Kasza
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Topics: Worry -- Fiction., Picnicking -- Fiction., Raccoon -- Fiction., Ducks -- Fiction.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-375) and index
Topics: Internet and children, Internet and teenagers, Internet, Parenting
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by Cheryl Saban
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Topic: Self-esteem in women
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by Oona Gaarder-Juntti
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Topics: Prairie animals -- Juvenile literature, Prairie ecology -- Juvenile literature
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by Luanne Rice
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Topics: Nuns -- Fiction, Couples -- Fiction, Connecticut -- Fiction
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by Robert Fulghum
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Topics: Other prose: from c 1900 -, Body, Mind & Spirit, New Age / Body, Mind & Spirit, New Age,...
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"An Obsidian mystery."
Topics: Bishops, Nobility, Murder
Includes index
Topics: Sales management, Selling, Customer relations
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Cancer
Originally published: 1993
Topics: Pregnancy, Childbirth, Husbands, Fathers
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by Pam Allyn
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Topics: Reading (Early childhood), Reading -- Parent participation, Children -- Books and reading, Oral...
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by Ford, Michael Thomas
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Topics: Family secrets, Gay men
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by Noam Chomsky
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Topics: World politics -- 1989-, United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001-
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by Brown, Laurie, 1952-
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When a modern woman goes back to Jane Austen's time, she needs to know how to tell a villain from a rake. Otherwise, she could fall into a most shocking scandal
Topics: Austen, Jane, 1775-1817, Women costume designers, Americans, Haunted places, Time travel,...
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Author McGraw reclaims what it means to be, act, and feel young, showing women how to live a vibrant life of meaning and satisfaction at any age
Topics: Middle-aged persons, Physical fitness for middle-aged persons, Beauty, Personal
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by Rotner, Shelley; Carlin, Deborah, 1958-
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"A Neal Porter book."
Topics: Love, Love, Love
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by Anne F. Rockwell
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Topics: Gasoline -- Juvenile literature, Fossil fuels -- Juvenile literature, Carbon dioxide -- Juvenile...
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by Peter Allison
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Topics: Allison, Peter., Safari guides -- Botswana -- Biography., Safaris -- Botswana -- Anecdotes.
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by Foster, Amy Susan
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In the picturesque Pacific coast town of Avening, it's hard not to believe in magic. This is a town where the shoes in the window always fit, where you can buy a love potion at the corner shop, and where local lore seamlessly mixes with the supernatural. And then there's Autumn, Avening's most beloved resident, shopkeeper, and guardian of the Jaen sisterhood. When she receives word she's been promoted within the order, Autumn must undertake the task of selecting her own replacement. But who in...
Topic: Magic
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by Clark, Mary Jane Behrends
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Characters from the author's popular novels join forces when the high-profile star of a morning news program is found dead under suspicious circumstances, in a case that represents a collaboration between Eliza Blake, Annabelle Murphy, B.J. D'Elia, and Dr. Margo Gonzalez
Topics: Women television producers and directors, Women television journalists
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by Broach, Elise; Small, David, 1945- ill
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A Junior Library Guild selection
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Topics: Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs, Mothers and sons, Humorous stories
Includes bibliographical references (p. 441-452) and index
Topics: Women, Women, Women
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by Marsden, Carolyn
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When her grandmother reveals that the daughter that she had given up for adoption is coming from America to visit her Vietnamese family, nine-year-old Binh is convinced that her newly-discovered aunt is wealthy and will take care of all the family's needs
Topics: Aunts, Family life, Poverty, Wealth, Culture conflict
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by Uri Shulevitz
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction, Sailors -- Fiction, Imagination -- Fiction
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by Miller, Linda Lael; Ross, JoAnn
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Stories previously published between 2005 and 2007
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Short Stories -- Anthologies, Literature & Fiction -- Short Stories...
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by White, Dave, 1979-
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When he investigates the hit-and-run death of his friend, Gerry Figueroa, ex-cop-turned-private detective Jackson Donne, tormented by painful memories of his own past, discovers that there may be a link between Gerry's death and another murder case involving a marriage gone horribly wrong
Topics: Private investigators, Ex-police officers
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by Nasaw, Jonathan Lewis, 1947-
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Topics: Serial murderers, Multiple personality, Government investigators
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by Morris, Gilbert
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When White Sands, Alabama, is chosen as the location for an international cat show, cat lovers from all over the world flock to the beach. Jake Novak is disgusted at the idea of people fawning over cats, but his downstairs housemate, Mary Katherine Forrest, is delighted. And when one of the favorite pedigreed cats is kidnapped, the cat-loving world is shocked. Then other favored contestants disappear and Jake is hired to solve the catnapping. As the plot thickens, the friends of Jake and Mary...
Topics: Cats, Cat owners, Murder, Cat shows
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by Bird, Larry
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Topics: Bird, Larry, -- 1956-, Johnson, Earvin, -- 1959-, Basketball players -- United States -- Biography,...
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by Woodsmall, Cindy
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"Despite being raised in a traditional Old Order Amish family, seventeen-year-old Hannah Lapp desires to break with custom, forgo baptism into the faith, and marry outside the cloistered community. She's been in love with Mennonite Paul Waddell for three years, and before returning to college for his senior year, Paul asks Hannah to be his wife. Hannah accepts, aware that her marriage will change her relationship with her family forever. On the evening of their engagement, tragedy strikes...
Topics: Amish, Large type books
Source: removedNEL
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by McMurtry, Larry
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Sequel to: Duane's depressed
Topics: Older men, Thalia (Tex. : Imaginary place), City and town life, Large type books
Source: removedNEL
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by Seliy, Shauna
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Topics: Disappeared persons, East Europeans, Winter
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by Macomber, Debbie
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Archangel Gabriel and his three mischievous Prayer Ambassadors--Shirley, Goodness and Mercy--lend their celestial aid to three needy Christmas cases. Harry Alderwood, 86, prays that his increasingly forgetful wife, Rosalie, will agree to move into assisted living before he dies. Meanwhile, nine-year-old Carter Jackson begs God for a dog, even though his mother and father tell him that they can't afford to keep a pet, while Beth Fischer's mother prays that her divorced paralegal daughter,...
Topic: Angels
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by Danzy Senna
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Topics: Senna, Danzy, Authors, American -- 21st century -- Biography
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by Karen Katz
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