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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. [243]-247) and index
Topics: Gould, Glenn, 1932-1982, Steinway piano
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by Spencer, Scott
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"An Ecco book."
Topics: General, Fiction / General, Fiction, Fiction - General, Race relations, Adultery
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by Walbert, Kate, 1961-
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Inspired by a suffragist ancestor who starved herself to promote the integration of Cambridge University, Evie refuses to marry and Dorothy defies a ban on photographing the bodies of her dead Iraq War soldier sons, a choice that embarrasses Dorothy's daughters
Topic: Women
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by Eason, Lynette
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"Tragedy strikes Palmetto Deaf School--twice. With one student murdered and another missing, it's up to homicide detective Catelyn Clark to find the killer--and probable kidnapper--fast. She'll even work with her ex-boyfriend, FBI agent Joseph Santino, to solve the case...while keeping her distance. Relationships between cops never work; her parents taught her that. They also taught her that the only one she can rely on is herself. But when the killer starts targeting Catelyn, it's only by...
Topics: Women detectives, Homicide investigation, Kidnapping, Man-woman relationships
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by Eason, Lynette
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"A devastating lie. She'd been told her fiancé died in a military training accident, but Gina Santino's gut told her otherwise. Still, she never imagined his killers would come after her. Now she is dodging bullets and running for her own life, not sure who to trust. Her fiancé had left specific instructions for her to contact fellow U.S. Army Ranger Ian Masterson should anything happen to him. But how could she trust a man who abandoned his team years ago? With no other choice, Gina...
Topics: United States. Army, Widows, Murder, Man-woman relationships, Man-woman relationships, Man-woman...
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by Eason, Lynette
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"When Marianna Santino's roommate is killed, Detective Ethan O'Hara can't fathom the motive. Then he realizes the deaf teacher was the intended target. Marianna must have something the murderer desperately wants. But what? Digging for the truth, the guarded cop tries to learn everything he can about Marianna. Her world. Her family. Her beauty, faith and fierce independence. In spite of himself, Ethan finds that he can't keep his feelings at bay. Soon, he's willing to risk...
Topics: Teachers, Deaf women, Murder, Murder, Man-woman relationships
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"Based on the Universal television series, created by Peter S. Fischer, Richard Levinson & William Link."
Topics: Fletcher, Jessica, Women novelists, Fletcher, Jessica (Fictional character), Women novelists,...
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by Cavender, Chris
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The first in a tantalizing series, "A Slice of Murder" focuses on two sisterswho run a local pizza parlor--and have a tasty sideline in solving mysteries.304 pp
Topics: Widows, Pizza industry, North Carolina
Includes index
Topics: Obama, Barack, Obama, Barack, Presidents, Political campaigns, Press and politics, Massenmedien,...
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Answers girls' letters about every aspect of divorce
Topics: Divorce, Children of divorced parents, Divorce, Children of divorced parents, Children of divorced...
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by Hart, Jillian
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Lexie Evans and Pierce Granger, a soldier, resolve to remain friends and spend the following months writing each other letters, but when Pierce pays Lexie a visit at her family's Wyoming ranch, she realizes that her feelings for Pierce have blossomed
Topics: Soldiers, Romance fiction, Man-woman relationships
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by O'Brien, Kim, 1960-
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Madison, Tracy
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"Love Spell paranormal romance"--Spine
Topics: Bakers and bakeries, Divorced people
Includes bibliographical references (pages 779-810) and index
Topics: Political Freedom & Security - Intelligence, United States - 20th Century, Political Science /...
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by Cantrell, Rebecca
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topic: Crime and the press
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by Hawk, Rhodi
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topics: Women psychologists, Family secrets
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by Kaufman, Jennifer; Mack, Karen
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At the age of thirty, newly single and without a college degree, Cassie Shaw desperately needs a decent paycheck. Which is why, against all her principles, she lies on her résumé for an office job at an elite university--and then finds herself employed in academia by two professors who are as rare as the birds she covets. One of her new bosses is Professor William Conner, a sexy, handsome, cheerfully aristocratic expert in animal behavior. Soon, under Conner's charismatic tutelage, Cassie...
Topics: Women naturalists, Truthfulness and falsehood
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by Jenna Ryan
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Topics: Government investigators -- Fiction, Criminal profilers -- Fiction, Serial murderers -- Fiction,...
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by Leigh, Allison
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Topics: Horse trainers, Pregnant women
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by Leigh, Allison
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"Harlequin series spotlight"--Cover
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Nieces
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by Leigh, Allison
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Topics: Ranchers, Pregnant women, Twins, Brothers
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by Dunnett, Kaitlyn
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'Tis the season to be jolly, but in Moosetookalook, Maine, Christmas cheer is in short supply due to a snowless winter that's keeping skiers and shoppers at a distance. Lisa has a plan involving Tiny Teddies, the hot toy of the season-- which turns out to be a toy to die for..
Topics: Murder, Scottish Americans, Christmas shopping, Women merchants
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by Ellis, Mary, 1951- author
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Following the death of her husband, Hannah Brown is determined to make a new life with her sister's family. But after she sells her farm in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and moves with her sheep to Ohio, the wool unexpectedly starts to fly. Her deacon brother-in-law finds just about everything about Hannah vexing. And when his widower brother shows interest in the young and beautiful widow, the deacon turns to prayer for guidance
Topics: Amish, Widows, Widowers, Farm life, Farm life, Amish, Farm life, Widowers, Widows
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by Josh Neufeld
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Topics: Disaster victims -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc, Hurricane...
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by Crouch, Blake
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On Christmas Day in 1893, every man, woman, and child in a remote mining town will disappear, belongings forsaken, meals left to freeze in vacant cabins, and not a single bone will be found -- not even the gold that was rumored to have been the pride of this town. One hundred and thirteen years later, two backcountry guides are hired by a leading history professor and his journalist daughter to lead them into the abandoned mining town so they can learn what happened. This has been done once...
Topics: Ghost towns, Abandoned mines, Haunted places, Wilderness areas
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by Holton, Woody
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818, Adams, John, 1735-1826, Presidents' spouses
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by Bruce Johnson
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Topics: Readers (Elementary), Juvenile literature, Dogs, Readers
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by Leon, Donna
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Map on endpapers
Topics: Brunetti, Guido (Fictitious character), Police, Refuse and refuse disposal
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by Green, Tim
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Topics: Women lawyers -- Fiction, Illegal aliens -- Crimes against -- Fiction, Legislators -- United States...
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by Osterlund, Anne
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Aerin Renning and Dane Madousin struggle as incoming students at the most exclusive academy in the Universe, both hiding secrets that are too painful to reveal, not realizing that those very secrets link them together
Topics: Science fiction, Emotional problems, Fathers, Schools, Emotional problems, Fathers, Schools,...
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by Toni Jordan
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by Korelitz, Jean Hanff, 1961-
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Topics: Princeton University, College admission officers, Universities and colleges
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by Cecily Von Ziegesar
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Topics: Teenage girls, Juvenile fiction, Christmas stories, Fiction, Interpersonal relations, Boarding...
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by Toni Buzzeo
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Topics: Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Lost and found possessions -- Fiction
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by James Sturm
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Topics: Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile literature, Cartooning -- Juvenile literature, Comic books,...
Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-359) and index
Topic: Afghanistan -- History, Military
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by Efaw, Amy
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In complete denial that she is pregnant, straight-A student and star athlete Devon Davenport leaves her baby in the trash to die, and after the baby is discovered, Devon is accused of attempted murder
Topics: Pregnancy, Infanticide, Denial (Psychology), High schools, Schools, Conduct of life, Murder,...
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by Kylie Ladd
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by Garret Freymann-Weyr
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Topics: Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction, Stepfamilies -- Fiction, Emotional problems -- Fiction
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by Buxbaum, Julie
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Rushing to assist the family of her murdered best friend, Ellie consoles reclusive widower Greg and nurtures eight-year-old Lucy, who has stopped speaking
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Literary, Murder victims' families, Americans, Best friends, Grief,...
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by Banks, Iain, 1954-2013
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Topics: Women soldiers, Assassins, Science fiction
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From legendary Olympic gold medalist Torres comes a motivational, inspirational memoir about staying fit, aging gracefully, and pursuing one's dreams
Topics: Torres, Dara, 1967-, Swimmers, Women swimmers, Conduct of life, Success
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by Gennifer Choldenko
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Topics: United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California -- Juvenile fiction, United States...
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by Sydney Bauer
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by Teri Woods
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Topics: African Americans -- Fiction, Robbery -- Fiction, Drug dealers -- Fiction, Philadelphia (Pa.) --...
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by Rich, Naomi
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Raised within the strict religious confines of the Community of the Book, Alis flees from an arranged marriage to the much older Minister of her town and her life takes a series of unexpected twists before she returns to accept her fate
Topics: Arranged marriage, Runaways, Religion, Assertiveness (Psychology)
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by Sullivan, Tom, 1947-
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Topics: Blind, Disabled veterans, People with disabilities, Labrador retriever, Human-animal relationships
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by Keat, Nawuth, 1964-; Kendall, Martha, joint author
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A Junior Library Guild selection
Topics: Keat, Nawuth, 1964-, Keat, Nawuth, 1964-, Political refugees, Political refugees, Political...
Source: removedNEL
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by Lawson, Anthea
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Far from home and her noble relatives, Miss Caroline Huntington has been injured in a fall from her horse. Called to her side, Alex Trentham knows he must assist her, though he has not practiced as a physician for a long while. Just to see so lovely a woman in a state of undress is a hard test of his self-control
Topics: Nobility, Physicians, Man-woman relationships, Man-woman relationships, Nobility, Physicians
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by Wilde, Lori; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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When attorney Jillian loses her job, she tries to start over in a cottage she has inherited in Salvation, Colorado, but she ends up sharing her new home with sexy widower Tuck Manning, who claims that the cottage belongs to him
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by Pearsall, Shelley
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Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, ©2008
Topics: Fathers and sons, Single-parent families, Elvis Presley impersonators, Schools, Friendship,...
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by Holm, Stef Ann
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"Single mom Danalee Jackson owns the Blue Note --an Alaskan bar offering nightly jazz and a cocktail of regulars who have an opinion about everything. Between dealing with her son's dad, a failing float-plane business and her bar's code of violations, Dana has no time for romance. Mark Moretti is burned-out after finishing his father's legacy project, the multimillion dollar Grove Marketplace in downtown Boise ... When a canceled flight leaves Mark stranded in Ketchikan, he finds himself...
Topics: Single mothers, Businesspeople, Man-woman relationships, Bars (Drinking establishments)
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by Robinson, Peter, 1950-
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When the body of a man is discovered hanging from a tree in the woods near Eastvale, all signs point toward suicide. Inspector Banks finds himself plunged into a case where nothing is as it seems
Topics: Banks, Alan (Fictitious character), Police, Murder
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by Hughes, Declan, 1963-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [312])
Topics: Loy, Ed (Fictitious character), Private investigators
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by Morgan, C. E., 1976-
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Moving to a remote tobacco farm that her lover inherited when the rest of his family was killed in a terrible accident, a young woman in 1984 Kentucky struggles with their isolated life, her lover's grief, and a budding friendship with a dynamic young preacher
Topics: Unmarried couples, Tobacco farms
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by Mika Brzezinski
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by Donna Jo Napoli
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Topics: Prejudices -- Fiction, Italian Americans -- Fiction, Uncles -- Fiction, Race relations -- Fiction,...
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by Macomber, Debbie. Marrying kind; Lamb, Cathy. Whale island; Duarte, Judy. Queen of hearts; Carter, Mary. Honeymoon house
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Headlined by #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author Debbie Macomber, this romantic anthology finds old flames reigniting and new passion burning, as lovers follow their hearts back to the place they once called home. Includes additional stories by Cathy Lamb, Judy Duarte, and Mary Carter. Original
Topic: Love stories, American
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by Advaita Kala.
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Topics: Women -- India -- Fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Mate selection -- Fiction, India --...
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by García-Roza, L. A. (Luiz Alfredo); Moser, Benjamin
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"An Inspector Espinosa mystery."
Topic: Detectives
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by Patterson, James, 1947-
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The first book in the Alex Cross series
Topics: Cross, Alex (Fictitious character), Police, African American police, Police psychologists, Private...
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by Sarah Dessen
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Topics: Academic Literacy, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading...
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by Lisi Harrison
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Ages 6-10
Topics: Camping, Fear, Self-confidence, Friendship, Chinese Americans
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by Enoch, Suzanne; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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While relieving London's least deserving aristocrats of their jewels, notorious rogue Lord Bramwell Johns overhears an argument that prompts him to try and save Lady Rosamund Davies from an arranged marriage to a true scoundrel
Topics: Aristocracy (Social class), Man-woman relationships
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by Anahad O'Connor
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Topics: Medicine, Popular, Health -- Miscellanea
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by Susan Wels
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Topics: Air pilots, Pictorial works, Biography, Women air pilots
The memoir of a young woman whose life was shaped by obsessive-compulsive disorder and her fiercest obsession--prayer--describes how a major life event compelled her to redefine the terms of her illness and her faith
Topics: Sher, Abby, Sher, Abby, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Religious addiction, Obsessive-compulsive...
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by B.J. Hoff
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Topics: Italian Americans -- Fiction, Immigrants -- Fiction, Singers -- Fiction, Blind musicians --...
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by Dailey, Janet
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"Previously published under the title The proud and the free, ©1994"--Title page verso
Topics: Trail of Tears (1838-1839), Cherokee Indians, Man-woman relationships, Trail of Tears, 1838-1839,...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-205) and index
Topics: Essays, General, Political Science, Politics / Current Events, Politics/International Relations,...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [409]-412) and index
Topics: Scalia, Antonin, Scalia, Antonin, United States. Supreme Court, Europäische Gemeinschaften,...