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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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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 15, 2020 Mortimer, Carole
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"Harlequin"--Cover
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Topics: Romance, Romance - General, Fiction - Romance, Large Print, Large type books
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Mar 14, 2020 Jordan, Penny
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"Uncut."
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Topics: Man-woman relationships, Large type books
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Mar 14, 2020 James, Stephanie
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Trespassing on a secluded mountain retreat leads Professor Brenna Llewellyn into the arms of Ryder Sterne
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Topics: Women college teachers, Mountain resorts, Large type books
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Nov 13, 2019 Martini, Steve, 1946-
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"Thorndike large print Basic series"--T.p. verso
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Topics: Physicians, Trials (Murder), Medicine, Large type books
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Oct 13, 2019 Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topic: Large type books
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Sep 10, 2019 Garlock, Dorothy
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Topics: Kidnapping victims, Children with disabilities, Ranch life, Cowboys, Large type books, Children...
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Sep 9, 2019 Wentworth, Sally
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"Harlequin"--Cover
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Topics: Romance, Romance - General, Fiction - Romance, Large Print, Large type books, Romance fiction,...
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Jun 14, 2019 Moning, Karen Marie
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Topics: Americans, Immortalism, Time travel, Fairies, Large type books
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Mar 19, 2019 Edelman, Rob; Kupferberg, Audrey E
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"G.K. Hall large print core collection"--T.p. verso
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Topics: Lansbury, Angela, 1925-, Actors, Large type books
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Mar 7, 2019 Steele, Jessica
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When given an ultimatum by his grandmother to either return her engagement ring or give it to the woman he wanted to marry, a young bachelor finds someone to fit the bill
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Topics: Romance, Romance - General, Fiction - Romance, Large type books, Large Print
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Feb 19, 2019 Jo Beverley
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Topics: Women teachers -- Fiction, Large type books, England -- Fiction
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Aug 31, 2018 Sandra Brown
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Topics: Large type books, South Carolina -- Fiction
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May 5, 2018 Napier, Susan
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"Harlequin"--Cover
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Topics: Romance, Romance - General, Fiction - Romance, Large type books, Romance: Modern
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Apr 17, 2013 Levy, Marc, 1961-
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Translated by Jeremy Leggatt
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Topic: Large type books
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Dec 20, 2012 Sabrina Jeffries
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Topics: Nobility -- Fiction., Large type books.
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- Qiu, Xiaolong, 1953-
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Topics: Chen, Inspector (Fictitious character), Police, Translating and interpreting, Real estate...
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- Hitchcock, Jane Stanton
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In Barbados to enjoy her romance with a dashing English lord, Jo Slater is stunned by the disappearance of Russell Cole, a wealthy art collector, and, back in New York, Jo discovers that neither her urbane lord nor Russell's wife are what they appear to be
Topics: Socialites, Rich people, Large type books
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- Oates, Marylouise; Dodson, James. Final rounds; Mikulski, Barbara. Capitol offense; Reader's Digest Fund for the Blind
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Final rounds : a father, a son, the golf journey of a lifetime / by James Dodson -- Capitol offense / by Barbara Mikulski and Marylouise Oates
Topics: Large type books, Condensed books, Golfers, Fathers and sons, Women
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- Palmer, Catherine, 1956-
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Topics: Evangelists, Orphans, Large type books
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- Short, Luke, 1908-1975
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Topic: Large type books
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- Hoag, Tami
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Originally published: 1989
Topics: Politicians, Large type books
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- Yorke, Christy
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"G.K. Hall large print core series"--T.p. verso
Topics: Mothers and daughters, Terminally ill, Gardeners, Large type books
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- Eric Jerome Dickey
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Topics: African Americans -- Fiction, Divorced men -- Fiction, Large type books, Los Angeles (Calif.) --...
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- Fine, Anne
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Despite her preference for books over friends, Melanie gradually becomes involved with a new classmate and determined to find the reason for her strange behavior
Topics: Books and reading, Friendship, Magic, Schools, Large type books
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- LaVyrle Spencer
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Topics: Large type books, Nantucket Island (Mass.) -- Fiction
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- North, Will
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Topics: Sexual abuse victims, Americans, Natural disasters, Large type books
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An anonymous note is sent to prosecuting attorney Emma Carlise on the third anniversary of Chesea James' death suggesting that Chelsea's death was not a hit and run accident as was first believed
Topics: Traffic accident victims, Women lawyers, Large type books, Large type books, Traffic accident...
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"Thorndike Press large print basic"--T.p. verso
Topics: Dowling, Father (Fictitious character), Real estate agents, Catholics, Clergy, Large type books
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- Arkham, Candice
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Topic: Large type books
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- McFarland, Dennis
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"Thorndike Press large print Basic series"--T.p. verso
Topics: Child witnesses, Mothers and sons, Bereavement, Widows, Large type books
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"Jessica, I will come back to say goodbye," Zeke Ezell told his wife, stretching out his hand to her as doctors wheeled him into the operating room. Zeke lost his battle for life. But the day after his death, a beautiful white malamute appeared among the mourners in Jessica's backyard. Joyfully leaping up to lick the faces of Zeke's wife and children, the mysterious dog seemed to recognize everyone, although no one had ever seen her before. But Jessica sensed that this...
Topics: General, Psychology, Self-Help, Ezell, Jessica, Bereavement, Consolation, Future life, Dogs, Large...
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Originally published: New York : Random House, 1972 ; London : Collins, 1973
Topics: Large type books, Fiction in English, 1945- - Texts
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- Allen, Beverly (Novelist), author
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"Florist Audrey Bloom comes to the aid of her childhood friend when Jenny's fiancé is murdered and Jenny is considered the prime suspect"--
Topics: Florists, Murder, Bridal bouquets, Large type books, Stores, Retail, Bloom, Audrey (Fictitious...
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- Plain, Belva
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Cataloged from surrogate
Topics: Large type books, Large type books
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- Riggs, Cynthia
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"A Martha's Vineyard mystery"--Title page verso
Topics: Trumbull, Victoria (Fictitious character), Women detectives, Indians of North America, Indian...
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- Peart, Jane
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Nell Winston accepts a position as companion to a young paralyzed woman, but from the moment she steps through the door, her reception is unwelcoming, if not hostile, and every method she uses to encourage her charge is resisted
Topics: Invalids, Traumatic neuroses, Large type books, Invalids, Large type books, Traumatic neuroses
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- Virginia Hannaford Eyster
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Topics: Hannaford family., Eyster, Virginia Hannaford, 1924-, Large type books., Ohio -- Biography.,...
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- McCutchan, Philip, 1920-
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Reprint. Originally published: Great Britain, 1970
Topic: Large type books
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- Wellington, Janet
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- Pritchard, Melissa
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Topics: Love stories, Comanche Indians, Women novelists, Large type books
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- Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993
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"Large print"--Cover
Topics: Meditations, Prayers, Large type books
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Topics: Veterinarians, Country life, Large type books, Country life, Large type books, Veterinarians
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- Benrey, Ronald; Benrey, Janet, 1944-
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"A Royal Tunbridge Wells mystery."
Topics: Murder, Radio broadcasters, Museum curators, Chemists, Large type books
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- Joseph Wambaugh
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Topics: Police -- California -- San Diego -- Fiction, Yacht racing -- Fiction, Large type books, San Diego...
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- Brown, Rita Mae
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"A Mrs. Murphy mystery"--Cover
Topics: Haristeen, Harry (Fictitious character), Murphy, Mrs. (Fictitious character), Women postal service...
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- Lippman, Laura, 1959-
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Baltimore County homicide sergeant Harold Lenhardt faces a baffling case involving three former high school friends, including one who is comatose from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, and another who continuously changes her story
Topics: Police, Teenage girls, Female friendship, Teenage girls, Large type books, Infante, Kevin...
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- Coulter, Catherine
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"This large print edition ... contains the complete, unabridged text of the original publisher's edition"--T.p. verso
Topics: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Savich, Dillon (Fictitious character), Sherlock,...
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- Plain, Belva.
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Topics: Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Custody of children -- Fiction, Extortion -- Fiction, Large type...
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- Rooney, Andrew A
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Topics: Biography & Autobiography, Humor, Literature - Classics / Criticism, Essays, Form - Essays,...
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- Smith, Martin Cruz, 1942-
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"Thorndike Press large print basic series"--T.p. verso
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941, Americans, Large type books, Large...
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- Harrison, Janis (Janis Anne)
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Missouri florist Bretta Solomon launches her own investigation to find out who killed Toby, a slow-witted florist helper whose mother recently died from a terminal illness, with a swarm of killer bees deliberately planted in his home
Topics: Solomon, Bretta (Fictitious character), People with mental disabilities, Women detectives,...
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- Kinkade, Thomas, 1958-; Spencer, Katherine
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This large print edition, prepared especially for Doubleday Large Print Home Library, contains the complete, unabridged text of the original publisher's edition"--T.p. verso
Topics: Cape Light (Imaginary place), City and town life, Large type books
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As Maria tries to free her friend from the dual addictions of love and cocaine, she unravels a story of seduction and power in Columbia and of desire and betrayal in California
Topics: Suspense, Psychological, Large type books, Fiction, Fiction - Psychological Suspense,...
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- Cookson, Catherine
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After escaping from a disastrous marriage and becoming a best-selling author, Maisie gets married for the second time to a man who truly loves her, but the next few years see their own share of sorrows
Topics: English Novel And Short Story, Fiction, Fiction - General, Sagas, Horses, Human-animal...
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- George P. Pelecanos
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Topics: Strange, Derek (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Private investigators -- Washington (D.C.) --...
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- Plain, Belva
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Topics: Large type books, Werner family (Fictitious characters), Love stories
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- Plain, Belva
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Continues the Werner family saga. Iris, the daughter of Anna and Paul, sees her fragile marriage falter and Paul, consumed by a lifelong secret, still longs for the family he has lost
Topics: Large type books, Werner family (Fictitious characters), Love stories
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- Rita Mae Brown
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Topics: Fox hunting -- Fiction, Large type books
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- George, Elizabeth
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Topics: Lynley, Thomas (Fictitious character), Havers, Barbara (Fictitious character), Police, Large type...
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- Hicks, Barbara Jean
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Topics: Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Women fashion designers, Large type books
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- Woodiwiss, Kathleen E
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Topic: Large type books
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- Ross, Dana Fuller, 1912-
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Topics: Holt family (Fictitious characters), Large type books
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- Coulter, Catherine
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Topics: Television actors and actresses, Large type books
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- Robb, J. D., 1950-
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Peabody, Eve, and her husband Roarke are trying to get the hard evidence they need to bring two dirty cops down -- knowing all the while that the two are willing to kill to keep their secret
Topics: Large type books, Dallas, Eve (Fictitious character), Policewomen, Women detectives, Dallas, Eve...
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- M. C. Beaton
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Topics: MacBeth, Hamish (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Police -- Scotland -- Highlands -- Fiction,...
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- Bess Streeter Aldrich
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Topics: Military spouses -- Fiction., Women pioneers -- Fiction., Large type books., Nebraska -- Fiction.
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- 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
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- Clark, Mary Higgins
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Margaret and Steve Frawley return from an evening out to discover their three-year-old twins have been kidnapped and an eight-million-dollar ransom demanded, but even though Frawley's employer pays the money, only Kelly is returned, and Kathy is believed to have been killed until Kelly insists she is in telepathic communication with her sister, who is in grave danger
Topics: Large type books, Twins, Kidnapping, Kidnapping, Large type books, Twins
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- Copeland, Lori
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Originally published: Wheaton, Ill. : Tyndale House, 2005. (Men of the saddle ; #3)
Topics: Religious - General, Fiction, Fiction - Religious, Western stories, Christian - Romance, Christian...
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- Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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Topics: Amusement park owners, Amusement parks, Widowers, Large type books
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- Medlicott, Joan A. (Joan Avna)
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"This large print edition, prepared especially for Doubleday Large Print home Library, contains the complete, unabridged text of the original publisher's edition"--Title page verso
Topics: Older women, Female friendship, Boardinghouses, Retired women, Large type books, Boardinghouses,...
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The other side of the bridge -- The success machine -- Paris -- Blow your socks off -- Garlic is good -- Armadillos in China -- The sage of Sonoma -- Five recipes -- Raining shrimp -- Midnight duck -- Dali fish -- Foodies -- Mashed bananas -- Barcelona
Topics: Reichl, Ruth, Women food writers, Cooking, Large type books
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- Lindsey, Johanna
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Topic: Large type books
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- Coulter, Catherine
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"Thorndike large print Basic series."
Topics: Romance - Regency, Large print books, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Large Print, Countesses, Love...