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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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Apr 1, 2020 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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Mar 21, 2020 Thor, Brad
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When American doctor Julia Gallo is kidnapped in Afghanistan, the terms of her ransom leave the president with only one course of action: send covert counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath to free the man the kidnappers demand as ransom--al-Qaeda mastermind, Mustafa Khan
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Topics: Qaida (Organization), Harvath, Scot (Fictitious character), Intelligence officers, Large type books
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Mar 19, 2020 Josh Neufeld
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Topics: Disaster victims -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc, Hurricane...
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Mar 14, 2020 Graham, Lynne, 1956-
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Topics: Mistresses, Bachelors, Mate selection, Italians, Man-woman relationships
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Mar 14, 2020 Anderson, Catherine (Adeline Catherine)
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"A Signet Book."
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Topics: Comanche Indians, Man-woman relationships, Comanche Indians, Man-woman relationships
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Mar 7, 2020 Chase, Loretta Lynda, 1949-
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"Spunky English girl overcomes impossible odds and outsmarts heathen villains. That's the headline when Zoe Lexham returns to England. After twelve years in the exotic east, she's shockingly adept in the sensual arts. She knows everything a young lady shouldn't and nothing she ought to know. She's a walking scandal, with no hope of a future-- unless someone can civilize her. Lucien de Grey, the Duke of Marchmont, is no knight in shining armor. He's cynical, easily bored, and dangerous to...
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Topics: Nobility, Man-woman relationships, Love stories
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Mar 2, 2020 Geronimo Stilton
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Feb 2, 2020 Copeland, Stewart
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Includes discography (p. [323]-324) and filmography (p. 325-329)
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Topics: Copeland, Stewart, Police (Musical group), Rock musicians
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Feb 2, 2020 Rusczyk, Richard
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xvi, 506 p. : 28 cm
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Topics: Precalculus -- Problems, exercises, etc, Precalculus
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Jan 20, 2020 Maya Banks
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Topic: Sexual dominance and submission -- Fiction
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Jan 20, 2020 Satō, Naoki
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vi, 256 p. : 28 cm
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Topic: Precalculus
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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
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Dec 6, 2019 Stockett, Kathryn
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In Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962, there are lines that are not crossed. With the civil rights movement exploding all around them, three women start a movement of their own, forever changing a town and the way women--black and white, mothers and daughters--view one another
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading...
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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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 15, 2019 Adams, A. J., 1950-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 199)
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Topics: Alcoholics Anonymous, Alcoholics, Recovering alcoholics, Twelve-step programs
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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 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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Oct 5, 2018 Peach, John Harding, 1943-
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Includes index
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Topic: Peach family
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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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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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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
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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,...
The opening bell -- The seduction -- The secrets of Brazilian jiu-jitsu -- Birth of UFC nation -- Battle of the masters -- Fighting solves everything -- The cult of Pat -- Defending the belt -- Great Dana -- Rematch? What rematch? -- The heavyweight's heavyweight -- Tuf enough -- The MMA godfather -- King of pain -- The final round
Topics: Miletich, Patrick Jay, 1968-, UFC (Mixed martial arts event), Mixed martial arts, Martial artists
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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- 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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- Springer, G. J
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- Butler, Blake, 1979-.... aut (FrPBN)16519766
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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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- Daniels, B. J
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Topic: Romantic suspense fiction
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- Guilfoile, Patrick
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120 p. : 24 cm
Topic: Diphtheria -- Popular works
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- Klavan, Andrew
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"An Otto Penzler book."
Topics: Missing children, Terrorists, Missing children, Terrorists
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- Marfe Ferguson Delano
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Topics: Global warming, Global temperature changes, Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric
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- Day, Robert, 1941-; Jackson, Wes; Thompson, Bob; Day, Kathryn Jankus
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- Rendell, Ruth, 1930-
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Topics: Wexford, Inspector (Fictitious character), Kingsmarkham (England : Imaginary place), Police
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- Nelson, Jill Elizabeth
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Includes an excerpt from: Home to Crossroads Ranch, by Linda Goodnight (p. [211]-218)
Topics: Photographs, Cold cases (Criminal investigation), Murder, Man-woman relationships
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Cancer, Young adults
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Topics: Jeffries, Mrs. (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Witherspoon, Gerald (Fictitious character) --...
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Early childhood education, Education, Preschool, Education, Primary, Child development
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Social problems, Culture conflict
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- Langley, J. L
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127 pages : 21 cm
Topics: Mothers -- Humor, Motherhood -- Humor, American wit and humor, Motherhood, Mothers, Mothers
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- Hunter, Ellen Elizabeth
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"First published by Magnolia Mysteries"--T.p. verso
Topic: Art dealers
vi, 262 p. : 28 cm
Topics: Tennis -- Coaching, Tennis -- Training
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- Fiennes, William
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 214-[216])
Topics: Fiennes, William, Fiennes, William, Brothers, Epileptics
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1 volume (unpaged) : 30 cm
Topics: Music -- Juvenile fiction, Animals -- Juvenile fiction, Domestic animals -- Juvenile fiction,...
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- Hardy, Kristin
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
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- Susan Wels
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Topics: Air pilots, Pictorial works, Biography, Women air pilots
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-205) and index
Topics: Obama, Barack, Obama, Barack, Obama, Barack, Presidents, POLITICAL SCIENCE, POLITICAL SCIENCE,...
Includes index
Topics: Scientists, Physical scientists, Biologists, Medical scientists, Engineers, Mathematicians,...
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Topic: Sexual dominance and submission
A 'zine grows in Brooklyn -- The graduate -- Puttin' on the Ritz -- Hampton comes alive -- Waiting on a friend -- Bedbugs uptown -- The merger -- The mouse that roared -- The usual suspects -- A nice bunch of guys -- Love and hope and sex and dreams -- The last laugh -- Every story tells a picture -- The sunshine boys -- Over the river and to the woods -- Live from New York -- Chip off the old block -- Fun with Bill and Jane -- One man's treasure -- Loyal flush -- The gatekeepers -- That's the...
Topics: German, Bill, Rolling Stones
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- Grace, Nancy, 1959-
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Topics: Women lawyers, Women psychotherapists, Grief
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Topics: Neighbors -- Fiction, Middle-aged women -- Fiction, Female friendship -- Fiction, Suburban life --...
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- William Kent Krueger
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Topics: O'Connor, Cork (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Private investigators -- Minnesota -- Fiction,...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 271) and index
Topics: Foote, Horton, Dramatists, American, Screenwriters
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Includes index
Topics: Farris, Christine King, King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968, King family, African American women,...
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- Greanias, Thomas
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Topics: Archaeologists, Atlantis (Legendary place), Conspiracies