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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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Jan 20, 2020 Maya Banks
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Topic: Sexual dominance and submission -- Fiction
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Jan 6, 2020 Pastan, Amy; Smithsonian Institution
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At head of title: Eyewitness
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Topics: Presidents' spouses, Women
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-294) and index
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Topics: Sullivan, Annie, 1866-1936, Keller, Helen, 1880-1968, Teachers of deafblind people
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Oct 2, 2019 Niffenegger, Audrey
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When Elspeth Noblin dies, she leaves everything to the 20-year-old American twin daughters of her own long-estranged twin, Edie. Valentina and Julia, as enmeshed as Elspeth and Edie once were, move into Elspeth's London flat and through a series of developing relationships a crisis develops that could pull the twins apart
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Topics: Sisters, Spiritual life
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Sep 24, 2019 Southwick, Teresa
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"Three nannies in one month was more than overwhelmed single father Jason Garrett could handle. But from the moment Maggie Shepherd picked up his infant son, Jason know he'd found what he was looking for. He needed a mother for Brady; the orphaned nanny needed a place to call home. And he had the perfect solution..."--p.[4] of cover
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Topics: Man-woman relationships, Nannies, Single fathers
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Aug 20, 2019 Berne, Emma Carlson
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Includes bibliographical references, discography (p. 105), and index
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Topics: Cyrus, Miley, 1992-, Cyrus, Miley. 1992-, Singers, Television actors and actresses, Singers,...
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Topics: Joanna I, Queen of Naples, d. 1382, Queens
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Jun 14, 2019 Kinsella, Sophie
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Topics: Young women, Ghost stories, Treasure troves
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Mar 23, 2019 Lauren Dane
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Mar 21, 2019 Koontz, Dean
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Facing an inexorable assault on far more than his life, successful family man and bestselling novelist Cullen "Cubby" Greenwich finds himself in a desperate struggle with relentless sociopath and reclusive critic Shearman Waxx
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Topics: Novelists, Critics, Suspense fiction, Novelists, Critics, Novelists, Suspense fiction
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Mar 10, 2019 Hewitt, Kate; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Italians, Businessmen, Art therapists, Arranged marriage
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Feb 13, 2019 Cinda Williams Chima
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Topics: Fantasy, Wizards -- Fiction, Princesses -- Fiction
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Jan 29, 2019 Craven, Sara, 1938-
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"Orphan Marisa was raised by the wealthy Santangeli family. Their only demand was that she marry their son.... Italian billionaire and renowned playboy Lorenzo Santangeli is expecting to receive his money's worth from his innocent wife on their wedding night. But Marisa flees--how can she share a bed with the man who married her solely to produce an heir? Lorenzo vows to bring his virgin bride home--you do not say no to a Santangeli! Once she's back she'll be his completely, and he is...
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Topics: Billionaires, Orphans, Forced marriage, Man-woman relationships
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Jan 20, 2019 Mandel, Emily St. John, 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
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Topics: Self-realization in women, Amnesia, Amnesia, Self-realization in women
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Nov 10, 2018 Carriger, Gail
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Alex Award
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Topics: Tarabotti, Alexia (Fictitious character), Vampires, Werewolves, Etiquette
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Nov 10, 2018 Geronimo Stilton
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Nov 5, 2018 King, Stephen, 1947-
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Oct 12, 2018 Hunt, Angela Elwell, 1957-
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Includes bibliographic resources
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Topics: Trials (Murder), Women lawyers, Socialites
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Sep 22, 2018 Mary Monroe
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Topics: African American women executives -- Fiction, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, African American...
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"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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Aug 24, 2018 Camp, Candace
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An expert matchmaker, but unable to find her own husband, Lady Francesca Haughston decides to help the Duke of Rochford, who broke her heart years earlier, find the perfect wife, which leads to a temptation that could result in scandal
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
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Jun 9, 2018 Patterson, James, 1947-
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Detective Alex Cross pursues the most ruthless killer he's ever encountered -- to a land of sheer terror and back. It's the worst crime scene Alex Cross has ever seen, and then more killings, each one more ruthless than the last, quickly follow. After one death comes terrifyingly close to home, Alex realizes he's chasing a horrible new breed of killer. Digging deeper into the case, Alex and his girlfriend, Detective Brianna Stone, uncover a shocking Washington, D.C., underworld: a gang of...
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Topics: Cross, Alex (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, African American psychologists -- Fiction,...
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Jan 16, 2018 Stuart Neville
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Topics: Assassins -- Fiction, Northern Ireland -- Fiction
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Sep 22, 2017 Grossman, Lev
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As a senior in high school Quentin Coldwater became preoccupied with a series of fantasy novels he read as a child, set in a magical land called Fillory. After graduating from college and being admitted into a highly exclusive, secret society of magic in upstate New York, he makes a stunning discovery: Fillory is real. But the land of Quentin's fantasies turns out to be much darker and more dangerous than he could have imagined for his childhood dream becomes a nightmare with a shocking truth...
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Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Literary, Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Fantasy -- Magic &...
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Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web
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Topics: Berrett Koehler, business, Organizational sociology, Organizational behavior, Leadership, Power...
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Feb 7, 2013 Grisham, John
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Patrick Lanigan was once a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then he stole ninety million dollars from his own firm and ran for his life. For four years, he's evaded powerful men. Then, inevitably, they tracked him down at the edge of a Brazilian jungle. Patrick is coming home to the Mississippi city where it all began. As the trial begins, Patrick's former partners wait for their revenge. But another story is about to unfold because Patrick, the most...
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Topics: Death, Apparent, Larceny
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Nov 11, 2012 Leclaire, Day
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Topic: Mnemonics
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Oct 17, 2012 Robin Palmer
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Topics: Documentary films -- Fiction, Popularity -- Fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, High...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-247) and index
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Topics: Gould, Glenn, 1932-1982, Steinway piano
Includes index
Topics: Internet in political campaigns, Internet, Press and politics, Presidents, Political campaigns,...
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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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- Prelutsky, Jack; Pickering, Jimmy, ill
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The swamps of Sleethe -- The cold of Drifig Prime -- The forests of Fesstor -- The globulings of Wolvar Sprod -- The bugs of Gub -- The demon birds of Lonithor -- As soon as you're on Swole -- There's something on Skreber -- On Grob -- The Beholder in the Silence -- On fabled Gazook -- The monopods of Ogdofod -- The waters of Wonthoo -- On Sarbro -- The planet Theentor -- The world of Thade -- The savage monarch of Zazorzz -- There is a sound on Ning-fa-dee -- The Strovilean explorers
Topics: Extrasolar planets, Children's poetry, American, Extrasolar planets, Planets, American poetry,...
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- Petr Horáček
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Topics: Colors -- Juvenile literature, Butterflies -- Juvenile literature
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- Kent, Steve L; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Human cloning, Genetic engineering, Soldiers, Space warfare
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Topic: Investments
Source: lendinglibrary
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- Sandra Newman
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Topic: Europe -- Geography -- Juvenile literature
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- Eitzen, D. Stanley; Zinn, Maxine Baca, 1942-; Smith, Kelly Eitzen
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 601-638) and index
Topics: Social problems, Social problems, Social structure
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- Black, Benjamin, 1945-
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Originally published: New York : Henry Holt, 2008
Topic: Pathologists
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- Bob Barker
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Topics: Barker, Bob, -- 1923-, Television personalities -- United States -- Biography
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- Marfe Ferguson Delano
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Topics: Global warming, Global temperature changes, Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric
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Descent -- How to clean up any stain -- Running -- Hands across America -- The dangers of salmonella -- Entebbe -- Thanksgiving -- Ask for a convertible -- On being French -- Your own private America -- Land of ass and honey -- Selling the apartment -- Ascent
Topic: Short stories
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- Informe Nacional al Convenio sobre la Diversidad Biológica (4th : 2009 : República de Cuba); Cuba. Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología y Medio Ambiente; United Nations Development Programme; Global Environment Facility
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"Esta publicación se realizó en el marco del Proyecto Global GEF/PNUD 'Apoyo a los países parte de la Convención de Diversidad Biológica, elegibles para llevar a cabo la Evaluación Nacional de las Metas de Biodiversidad 2010'. Para el financiamiento de la misma, cooperaron también los Proyectos GEF/PNUD 'Potenciar y sostener la conservación de la biodiversidad en tres sectores productivos del Ecosistema Sabana-Camagüey' y 'Aplicación de un enfoque regional al manejo de las áreas...
Topics: Convention on Biological Diversity (1992), Environmental policy, Biodiversity conservation
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- Doris Teichler-Zallen
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Topics: Genetic screening, Genetic disorders -- Risk factors
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- Leicester, Graham; Bloomer, Keir; Stewart, Denis
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Topics: Transformative learning, Educational change, Education and state, Education and state, Educational...
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- James, Sophia; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Harlequin historical Victorian"--Spine
Topic: Man-woman relationships
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Nothing right -- Party of one -- OBO -- Falsetto -- Kansas -- Biodegradable -- DWI -- Shauntrelle -- Or else -- We and they -- People people
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- Cornelison, Beth
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Topics: Bodyguards, Single mothers, Man-woman relationships
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- Hartley, A. J. (Andrew James)
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"A novel"--Cover
Topics: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Lost literature
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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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- Zevin, Gabrielle
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Topics: Amnesia, Friendship, High schools
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- Hunt, Elizabeth Singer; Williamson, Brian
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Under the cover of darkness, a band of ninja thieves has stolen some of Japan's most priceless treasures, including an ancient samurai sword. Can Secret Agent Jack Stalwart take on the gang before the treasures are lost forever?
Topics: Stalwart, Jack (Fictitious character), Ninja, Samurai, Swords, Adventure stories, Stealing, Spies,...
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- Myers, Tamar; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Antiques dealer, Abigail Timberlake Washburn, never expected that her online purchase of a rosewood linen chest would place her in federal custody, accused of trafficking in illegal ivory
Topics: Timberlake, Abigail (Fictitious character), Antiquities, Smuggling, Smuggling, Detective and...
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- Franklin, Ariana
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When the bodies of two people are discovered in the remains of an arson fire that destroyed Glastonbury Abbey, Adelia Aguilar, Mistress of the Art of Death, is ordered by Henry II to determine if one of the sets of bones belongs to the legendary Celtic savior Arthur
Topics: Henry II, King of England, 1133-1189, Glastonbury Abbey, Women forensic pathologists, Aguilar,...
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Topics: Lincoln College (University of Oxford), Private investigators, Missing persons, College students
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From the Publisher: A perfect Christmas for Lela Edwards this year would include the presence of her husband, her three daughters, and her favorite granddaughter, Darcie. They would each be happy, healthy, and properly married. But life doesn't always unfold in a perfect way, even for God-loving, churchgoing people like these. Lela's husband of fifty years, Walter, has recently passed, and the daughters now live in towns and states far from the Chicago neighborhood where they were raised....
Topics: Bible, Dysfunctional families
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- Jennifer Niven
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Topics: Niven, Jennifer -- Childhood and youth, Richmond High School (Richmond, Ind.) -- History, High...
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Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Minotaur, ©2007
Topics: Tower of London (London, England), Dalrymple, Daisy (Fictitious character), Journalists, Dalrymple,...
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Originally published: Crows Nest, NSW, Australia : Allen & Unwin, 2006
Topics: Women detectives, Bakeries, Bakers, Mothers and daughters, Bakeries, Bakers, Mothers and daughters,...
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- Dekker, James C
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- Higson, Charles, 1958-
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Future spy James Bond, a teenager in the 1930s, travels from hurricane-damaged Mexico to Lagrimas Negras, a Caribbean island containing a deadly obstacle course, as he tries to rescue two American children abducted by criminals
Topics: Criminals, Adventure stories, Adventure and adventurers, Criminals
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- Spradlin, Michael P
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In the Middle Ages, young squire Tristan of the Knights Templar, King's Archer Robard, and Muslim assassin Maryam work together to protect the Holy Grail as they travel across France toward England, a journey that takes them to the Cathar fortress of Montségur
Topics: Knights and knighthood, Grail, Albigenses, Middle Ages
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Includes index
Topics: Parents, Finance, Personal
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Topics: Lomax, Mike (Fictitious character), Biggs,Terry (Fictitious character), Police, Amusement parks
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- Hunter, Ellen Elizabeth
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"First published by Magnolia Mysteries"--T.p. verso
Topic: Art dealers
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- Platt, Donald, 1957-; New Issues Poetry & Prose (Firm)
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Poems
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439 sider
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- Garvey, Amy
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"Everlasting love."--Cover
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Family, Photographs
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Life Lessons from Notable People from All Walks of Life. Betsy Byars (Cultivate friendships, and value them) and Stan Lee (Communicate with fans) about the work of Leo Edwards (Poppy Ott, Jerry Todd, Andy Blake, Tuffy Bean and Trigger Berg books.) Page 90 and 91
Topic: Leo Edwards
Includes bibliographical references (p. [365]-371)
Topics: Consumption (Economics), Materialism, Money, Christian stewardship, Tribulation (Christian...
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- Springer, G. J
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- Welshman, Kate
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Topics: Camps, Best friends, Jealousy, Boys
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- Dougherty, Terri
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A brief biography of football player Brett Favre
Topics: Favre, Brett, Favre, Brett, Football players, Football players
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- Macomber, Debbie
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Sheriff Troy David had hoped to marry Faith Beckwith, but she's ended the relationship because of misunderstandings--inadvertently caused by Troy's daughter. However, Troy has plenty to keep himself occupied, like the unidentified remains found in a cave outside of town
Topics: Sheriffs, City and town life, Man-woman relationships