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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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Topic: Conduct of life
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by Cameron, Polly
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Topics: Nonsense verses, Insects, Motivation (Psychology)
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Topic: Spirit writings
Includes bibliographical references (p. 292-293)
Topics: Hoffa, James R. (James Riddle), 1913-, Sheeran, Frank, Gangsters, Mafia, Teamsters
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-241) and index
Topics: Tabloid newspapers, Sensationalism in journalism
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by Stine, Whitney, 1930-; Davis, Bette, 1908-1989
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Topics: Davis, Bette, 1908-1989, Motion picture actors and actresses, Large type books
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Topics: Women -- Religious aspects -- Christianity, Self-perception -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,...
The responsive men -- Benjamin Franklin -- George Washington -- John Adams -- Thomas Jefferson -- The Jefferson-Adams letters -- James Madison -- Alexander Hamilton -- Samuel Adams -- John Jay -- Thomas Paine
Topics: Church and state, Christianity, Religion, Free thought, Founding Fathers of the United States,...
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100 pages ; 24 cm
Topics: English language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc, Anglais (Langue) -- Glossaires, vocabulaires,...
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by McGovern, Ann; Ulrich, George, ill
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Describes homes, food, clothing, school, work and play of children who lived in New Salem and Springfield when Abraham Lincoln did
Topics: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, Presidents
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by Tudor, Tasha
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Hare, W. Tasha Tudor
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Literary insults -- Show business -- The United States -- International insults -- Sports -- Music -- Politics and history -- U.S. presidents -- Snappy comebacks -- Shakespeare -- One-liners
Topics: Invective, Invective
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 171)
Topics: Consumer education, Finance, Personal, Life skills, Home economics
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Previous ed. published under English title only, with added t.p. in Hebrew
Topic: Hebrew language
Topics: Wiener, Norbert, 1894-1964, Wiener, Norbert, Mathematicians, Autobiographie
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Topic: American wit and humor, Pictorial
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by Holm, Anne, 1922-; Kingsland, L. W
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Topic: Refugees
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by Jean Marzollo
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Originally published: 1998
Topics: Historical fiction, Knights and knighthood, Fathers and sons, Juvenile Fiction, Children's 12-Up -...
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by Keehn, Sally M
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 238-240)
Topics: Indian captivities, Indian captivities
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by Surmelian, Leon Z., 1905-1995
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316 p. : 21 cm
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by Heschel, Abraham Joshua, 1907-1972; Dresner, Samuel H
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"Introduction copyright 1983"
Topic: Jewish meditations
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by Lowe, Frank Gordon, 1921-
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Topics: Lowe, Frank Gordon, 1921-, Lowe, Frank, 1921-, Journalists, Humour canadien-anglais
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by Anderson, Marbury E; Klos, Frank W., 1924- joint author
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Topic: Christian education
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by Soloff-Levy, Barbara
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Topics: Insects in art, Drawing
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Topics: Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving Day
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The Cat in the Hat takes Young Cat in tow to show him the fun he can get out of reading
Topics: Stories in rhyme, Reading
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by Rose, Karen, 1964-
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Eve Wilson's face was once scarred by a vicious assault. Terrified and ashamed, she escaped to the online realm, where she could choose the face she allowed people to see. Years later, her outer scars faded and inner scars buried, Eve has fought her way back to the real world and is determined to help others do the same. Now a graduate student moonlighting as a bartender, Eve researches the addictive powers of online communities. When her test subjects begin turning up dead as a result of...
Topics: Mystery & Thrillers, Romance -- Romantic Suspense, Women, Electronic discussion groups,...
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Topic: Success
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by Vrba, Rudolf; Bestic, Alan
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Topics: Vrba, Rudolf, Auschwitz (Concentration camp), Jews, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), World War,...
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by Strong, Anna Louise, 1885-1970
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xxvi, 422 p., [8] leaves of plates : 22 cm
Topics: Strong, Anna Louise, 1885-1970, Journalists -- United States -- Biography, Communism -- Soviet...
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201 p. : 21 cm
Topics: Chinese essays, Chinese language materials, China -- Description and travel
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by Blofeld, John Eaton Calthorpe, 1913-
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Topics: Philosophy, Confucianism Scriptures - Texts with commentaries
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Topic: Philosophy, Chinese
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Includes an English translation of the text of the I ching
Topics: Yi jing, Divination
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by Lorac, E. C. R., 1894-1958; Rivett, Edith Caroline, 1894-1958
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E. C. R. Lorac er pseudonym for Edith Caroline Rivett
Topics: Police, Detective and mystery stories
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by Sheikh, Bilquis; Schneider, Dick, 1922-
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I Dared to Call Him Father is a book for everyone who wonders what would happen if he gave himself to the Lord completely. "Will God really fulfill his promises to take care of me--to protect me under all conditions?" Madame Bilquis Sheikh, a noblewoman in Pakistan, faced such questions in Pakistan, faced such questions at the crossroads of her life. After her husband (a high ranking government official) left her, she retreated to her family estate to find peace and live out her days...
Topics: Women, Sheikh, Bilquis, Biography & Autobiography, Biography / Autobiography,...
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I feel bad about my neck -- I hate my purse -- Serial monogamy : a memoir -- On maintenance -- Blind as a bat -- Parenting in three stages -- Moving on -- Me and JFK : now it can be told -- Me and Bill : the end of love -- Where I live -- The story of my life in 3,500 words or less -- The lost strudel or Le strudel perdu -- On rapture -- What I wish I'd known -- Considering the alternative
Topic: Ephron, Nora
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by Aaron, Hank, 1934-; Wheeler, Lonnie
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The saga of "Hammerin' Hank," who broke Babe Ruth's homerun record and continued to play baseball despite the racism surrounding him and the sport. Awards: YALSA Best Book for Young Adults
Topics: Aaron, Hank, 1934-, Baseball players
Topics: Form - Essays, Topic - Adult, Comedy (Performing Arts), American Satire And Humor, White, Ron,,...
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Looking for a nicer place to live, the native of the Valley of Vung sets out for Solla Sollew
Topics: Nonsense verses, Stories in rhyme
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by Kreisman, Jerold J. (Jerold Jay); Straus, Hal
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-196) and index
Topic: Borderline personality disorder
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by Loring, Emilie Baker
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Topic: Love stories, American
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by Craven, Margaret
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Topics: Kwakiutl Indians, Priests
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by Hildreth, Gertrude Howell, 1898-1984
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Autobiography
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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Autobiography
Topics: Angelou, Maya, African American women authors, Entertainers
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xiv, 398 p. : 24 cm
Topics: Mayakovsky, Vladimir, 1893-1930 -- Relations with women, Brik, Lili I︠U︡rʹevna, Poets, Russian...
"A Golden book."
Topics: American literature, Songs, Music, America, American poetry, Short stories
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by Small, Bertrice. Zuleika and the barbarian; Devine, Thea. All the secret pleasures; Bonander, Jane. Bedroom is mine
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"Three tales of erotic romance"--Cover
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by Lofts, Norah, 1904-
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Bride of Christ.--The slave.--Iconoclasts.--Arctic interlude.--The Frenchman.--Wild flower transplanted.--Indian dust-heap.--Free beer.--No love.--Chinese finale
Topics: Self-actualization (Psychology), Interpersonal relations
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by USA Weekend, Inc; Barnes & Noble Books
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Tales for a stormy night: The haunted Ford ; Seance ; Nightly ritual ; A house in the woods ; Pink lady ; The floating head ; The blue housedress ; A woman in the well ; Did I lock the basement door? ; An unexpected passenger ; Old linens and lace ; Tombstone dreams ; The negative ; The falling girl -- Lost souls: Night shift ; The ghost wore a smoking jacket ; Naptime ghost ; The haunting in Hyde Park ; The antique shop ; The sobbing woman ; Dark intruder ; A lonely child ; A Sedona ghost ;...
Topics: Ghosts, Haunted houses, Ghosts, Haunted houses
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by Hope, Bob, 1903-2003
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"Second printing, June, 1944."
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945
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by Zindel, Paul
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"A Bantam Starfire book."
Topics: Youth, Love & Romance, Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General, Fiction, Social Issues - General,...
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by Green, Hannah, 1932-
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Previous ed., 1967
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Topics: American drama, Drama
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by Hope, Bob, 1903-2003
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Topics: Hope, Bob, 1903-2003, American wit and humor, Entertainers, Comedians
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by Abirached, Zeina, 1981- author
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96 pages : 25 cm
Topics: Abirached, Zeina, 1981- -- Juvenile literature, Abirached, Zeina, 1981- -- Comic books, strips,...
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by Liardon, Roberts
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Originally published: c1983
Topics: Liardon, Roberts, Heaven
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"Except for the omission of illustrations and appendix, this edition is complete and unabridged
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by Goudge, Elizabeth, 1900-1984; Tomes, Margot, illus
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In spite of the fact that Polly's two aunts won't leave the door open on Christmas Eve, their cottage is still visited by three wise men, one of whom has come home to stay after a long absence
Topics: Christmas, Christmas
Originally published: 2006
Topics: Biography: film, television & music, Humour, Biography & Autobiography, Adult Assortments...
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The revelations of 'Becka Paulson / Stephen King -- Sea lovers / Valerie Martin -- Psychopomp / Haydn Middleton -- A glowing future / Ruth Rendell -- The tiger returns to the mountain / T. L. Parkinson -- Consanguinity / Ronald Duncan -- Keeping house / Michael Blumlein -- The villa Désirée / May Sinclair -- Cleave the vampire, or, a gothic pastorale / Patrick McGrath -- The swords / Robert Aickman -- Salon satin / Carolyn Banks -- How love came to Professor Guildea / Robert Hitchens -- Wings...
Topics: Erotic literature, English, Erotic literature, American, Horror tales, English, Horror tales,...
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xii, 404 p., [8] p. of plates : 24 cm
Topics: Ramone, Joey, 1951-2001, Ramones (Musical group), Punk rock musicians -- United States --...
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by Vian, Boris, 1920-1959
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Topics: Racism, Revenge, Women, Murder, African Americans
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by Lindop, Audrey Erskine, 1920-
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by Loring, Emilie Baker
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A Bantam romance, FL4175
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Includes index
Topic: Etiquette
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by Romulo, Carlos P. (Carlos Peña), 1899-1985
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Topic: Romulo, Carlos P. (Carlos Peña), 1899-1985
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by Meisler, Andy; Carter, Chris, 1957-; Stegall, Sarah
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"Created by Chris Carter."
Topics: X-files (Television program), Mulder, Fox (Fictitious character), Scully, Dana (Fictitious...
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by Marie-Eugène de l'Enfant-Jésus, père, 1894-1967
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Bibliographical footnotes
Topics: Teresa, of Avila, Saint, 1515-1582, Contemplation, Prayer, Spiritual life
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by Eisenstein, Bernice, 1949-
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Presented in a graphic novel format, a memoir of the author's experience of growing up in the 1950s with Holocaust survivor parents describes their memories of family members lost in the war and the author's observations about memory and loss
Topics: Eisenstein, Bernice, 1949-, Eisenstein, Bernice, 1949-, Eisenstein, Bernice, 1949-, Jews, Children...
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by Morgenthau, Henry, 1856-1946
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Maps on lining-papers
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Population transfers, Population transfers, Greeks, Turks
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by Sweetland, Ben
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Topic: Success