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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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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Jake Epping is a thirty-five-year-old high school English teacher in Lisbon Falls, Maine, who makes extra money teaching adults in the GED program. He receives an essay from one of the students-- a gruesome, harrowing first person story about the night 50 years ago when Harry Dunning's father came home and killed his mother, his sister, and his brother with a hammer. Harry escaped with a smashed leg, as evidenced his crooked walk. Not much later, Jake's friend Al, who runs the local diner,...
Topics: Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963, Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963,...
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by Lovesey, Peter
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Topics: Cribb, Sergeant (Fictitious character), Police, Large type books
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Topics: Nestleton, Alice (Fictitious character), Women detectives, Pet sitting, Actresses, Cats, Large type...
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by Crawford, Isis
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Originally published: New York : Kensington Books, c2009
Topics: Simmons, Bernie (Fictitious character : Crawford), Simmons, Libby (Fictitious character), Caterers...
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by Anne Perry
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Topics: Villages -- Fiction, Large type books, Ireland -- Fiction, Great Britain -- History -- Victoria,...
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by Perry, Anne
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Heading for a rural village to replace the local vicar who is away on holiday, Dominic and Clarice Corde are stunned when they discover the corpse of the murdered vicar stashed in the cellar and launch an investigation to find a killer
Topics: General, Fiction, Fiction - General, Christmas stories, Large type books, Clergy
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"Unabridged"--T.p. verso
Topics: Child, Julia, Child, Paul, 1902-1994, Child, Julia, Child, Paul, 1902-1994, McCarthy, Joseph,...
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by Francis, Clare
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Author statement from label on t.p
Topic: Large type books
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by Thomas, Craig.
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Topics: Aircraft accidents -- Fiction, Aircraft industry -- Great Britain -- Fiction, Fraud -- Great...
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by Moore, Lorrie
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Topic: Large type books
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by Dunn, Carola
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Originally published under title: Toblethorpe Manor
Topics: Amnesia, Large type books
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by Street, Mary
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Topics: General, Romance - General, Fiction, Fiction - General, Romance: Modern, Inheritance and...
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by Mackie, Mary
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Topics: General, Romance - General, Fiction, Fiction - General, Romance: Modern, Man-woman relationships,...
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by Lindsey, Johanna
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Topics: Inheritance and succession, Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Women pioneers, Ranch life,...
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by Grange, Amanda
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Topics: Governesses, Large type books
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by Wick, Lori
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Topic: Large type books
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by Paton Walsh, Jill, 1937-; Sayers, Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh), 1893-1957
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Mystery written by Jill Paton Walsh based on Dorothy Sayers's descriptions of the Wimseys coping with wartime conditions in 1940
Topics: Women's Land Army (Great Britain), Vane, Harriet (Fictitious character), Wimsey, Peter, Lord...
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by Lacy, Al; Lacy, JoAnna
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Topics: Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972, British Americans, Kidnapping, Large type books
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by Goolrick, Robert, 1948-
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Topics: Marriage, Family secrets, Large type books
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by Pilcher, Robin
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Dan Porter, who is laid off from his job and whose family has become distant to him, has to discover the real meaning of his work and marriage and even his very existence
Topics: Employees, Risk-taking (Psychology), Life change events, Married people, Unemployed, Large type...
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by Macomber, Debbie
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Topics: Angels, Prayer, Large type books
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by Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-
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Previously published as: The story-teller
Topics: Detective and mystery plays, Married people, Uxoricide, Large type books
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by Wynne-Jones, Tim
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"Thorndike Press large print The literacy bridge young adult"--T.p. verso
Topics: Large type books, Memory, Mothers, Family problems, Large type books
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by Craig, Philip R., 1933-2007
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Topics: Jackson, Jeff (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Real estate developers, Large type...
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by Marcia Muller
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Topic: Large type books.
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by Le Carré, John, 1931-
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Topics: Tour guides (Persons), British, College teachers, Male friendship, Philanthropists, Billionaires,...
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by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-
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"Thorndike Press large print Basic series"--T.p. verso
Topics: Serial murderers, Serial murders, Large type books
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by Schwarz, Christina
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Topics: Self-actualization (Psychology), Fiction, Female friendship, Large type books
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by Morris, Gilbert
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"Standing alone in her mother's empty apartment, Afton Burns is startled by the ringing phone, and even more surprised when she finds her father on the other end of the line."--Page 4 of cover
Topics: Motion picture industry, Fathers and daughters, Large type books, Fathers and daughters, Large type...
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by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels
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Pathologist Kay Scarpetta seeks to identify the killer of five young couples, all murdered within a 50-mile radius of Williamsburg
Topics: Scarpetta, Kay (Fictitious character), Medical examiners (Law), Forensic pathologists, Women...
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When Amanda's husband C.K. is determined to help his parents rebuild their lives, Amanda decides to resign from her job in order to be with her husband; she is ready for her new life except she has one more case to solve
Topics: Pepper, Amanda (Fictitious character), Large type books, Large type books, Pepper, Amanda...
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by Garlock, Dorothy
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Topics: Frontier and pioneer life, Large type books
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by Lindsay, Paula
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Topics: Composers, Blind, Large type books
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by Doughty, Louise, 1963-
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Topics: Women journalists, Villages, Large type books
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by 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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by Landvik, Lorna, 1954-
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From the initial formation of The Freesia Court Book Club and over the course of the next thirty years, five women in small-town Minnesota share the events, triumphs, tragedies, hardships, joys, and sorrows of their lives
Topics: Female friendship, Housewives, Book clubs (Discussion groups), Large type books, Book clubs, Large...
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by Bell, Ted
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"Thorndike Press large print basic"--T.p. verso
Topics: Diplomats, Terrorism, Intelligence officers, Serial murders, Assassins, Revenge, Large type books,...
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by Anne Perry
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Topics: English Historical Fiction, Fiction, Fiction - Espionage / Thriller, Mystery/Suspense, Suspense,...
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by Lowell, Elizabeth, 1944-
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Topics: Large type books, Love stories
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by Wellington, Janet
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Topic: Large type books
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by 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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by Jennifer Haigh
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Topics: Coal mines and mining -- Fiction., City and town life -- Fiction., Large type books., Pennsylvania...
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by Bernikow, Louise, 1940-
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Topics: Pets, Fiction, Biography / Autobiography, Dogs - General, Women, Romance - General, Bernikow,...
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by Bernard Cornwell
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Topics: Starbuck, Nathaniel (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Bull Run, 2nd Battle of, Va., 1862 --...
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by Robards, Karen
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Topics: Man-woman relationships, Large type books
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by Price, Eugenia
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Sequel to Where shadows go
Topic: Large type books
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 805-904)
Topics: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790, Statesmen, Scientists, Inventors, Printers, Large type books
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by Michaels, Fern
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Topics: Friendship, Revenge, Marriage, Large type books
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by Robb, J. D., 1950-
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"Thorndike Press large print Basic series"--T.p. verso
Topics: Dallas, Eve (Fictitious character), Police, Policewomen, Large type books
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by Brunstetter, Wanda E
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Relive the glory of a Pennsylvania canal town through the eyes of those who ministered to the needs of the workers. Betsy Nelson reluctantly returns to her childhood home to care for her failing father, a faithful minister who served the town for years. William Covington, a confirmed bachelor, comes to town to become the new pastor and set aside the luxuries of his birth for service to God. Can Betsy and William find common ground on which to work together for the better of the townspeople?
Topics: Clergy, Children of clergy, City and town life, Large type books, Children of clergy, City and town...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-218)
Topics: Graham, Billy, 1918-, Large type books
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by Bender, Carrie, 1953-
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Unabridged
Topics: Amish, Large type books
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by Tapply, William G
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Published in 2004 by arrangement with The Lyons Press, an imprint of the Globe Pequot Press, Inc
Topics: Fishing guides, Amnesia, Large type books, Calhoun, Stoney (Fictitious character)
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by Judith Ivory
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Topics: Widows -- Fiction., Nobility -- Fiction., Inheritance and succession -- Fiction., Large type...
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by Bauer, Belinda, 1962-
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Eighteen years ago, Billy Peters disappeared, and everyone in town believed he was murdered by serial killer Arnold Avery who admitted to killing six other children and burying them on the same desolate moor that surrounded Billy's village. But Billy's mother is convinced he's still alive, and her twelve-year-old grandson, Steven is determined to heal the cracks that gape between his nan, his mother, his brother and himself by bringing the family closure even if it means personally finding his...
Topics: Boys, Missing persons, Murder, Serial murderers, Large type books, Boys, Large type books, Missing...
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A simple case gets murderously complicated when "Nameless," Bill Pronzini's seasoned private-eye, exposes a nasty scam that involves junior account executive Jay Cohalan, his unhappy wife, and a mistress with a serious drug problem. It's the kind of case "Nameless" likes, because bleeders -- the blackmailers, extortionists, small-time grifters, and other opportunists who prey on the weak and gullible -- top his list of worthless human parasites. So there's nothing he enjoys...
Topics: Nameless Detective (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Large type books
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by Lauraine Snelling
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Topics: Norwegian Americans -- Fiction., Frontier and pioneer life -- Fiction., Large type books., Red...
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by Thomas Perry
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Topics: Whitefield, Jane (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Organized crime -- Fiction, Mafia -- Fiction,...
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by Olsen, Theodore V
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When Comanches kidnap Alec Dragoman's daughter, Mike Rhiannon wonders if Dragoman will keep his end of the bargain when Mike, wise to Indians ways, rescues her
Topics: Indian captivities, Comanche Indians, Large type books, Comanche Indians, Indian captivities, Large...
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by Lovesey, Peter
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Peter Diamond, head of the Bath murder squad, is faced with a classic "locked room" mystery, but in this case the body was found on a houseboat
Topics: Diamond, Peter (Fictitious character), Detective and mystery stories, Book clubs (Discussion...
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by Paul Galdone
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Topics: Dolan, Trixie (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Sinclair, Evangeline (Fictitious character) --...
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by Baldwin, Faith, 1893-
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Topic: Large type books
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by Susan Conant
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Topics: Winter, Holly (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Women journalists -- Fiction, Women dog owners --...
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by South, Sheri Cobb
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"When the Brundys' seaside wedding trip is interrupted by a young woman claiming to be Mr. Bundy's sister, Sir Aubrey promises to do what he can in order to relieve his friend of an imposter whose presence poses a threat to marital bliss" -- Back cover
Topics: Large type books, Impostors and imposture, Nobility, Impostors and imposture, Large type books,...
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by Anne Perry
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Topics: Pitt, Thomas (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Prostitutes -- Crimes against -- Fiction, Murder --...
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by Sprinkle, Patricia Houck
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"MacLaren Yarbrough mysteries"--Cover
Topics: Youth, Judges, Large type books
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by Kinkade, Thomas, 1958-; Spencer, Katherine, 1955-
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"Nestled in New England, Cape Light is a seaside hamlet where folks still enjoy a strong sense of community, and everybody knows everybody's business. But the many inhabitants of Cape Light have their share of hidden dreams, desires, and doubts as well." -- Back cover
Topics: Cape Light (Imaginary place), City and town life, Large type books
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by Herries, Anne
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Publisher's no. AD2753
Topics: Historical fiction, Romance, Fiction, Fiction - Historical, Romance: Historical, Historical -...
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by Murphy, Shirley Rousseau
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Topics: Grey, Joe (Fictitious character), Cats, Large type books
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by Cross, Catherine, 1945-
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"Large print romance"--Cover
Topic: Large type books
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by Morris, Gilbert
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Ollie Benson's computer prrogram, Moviemaker.com, explodes onto the market, thrusting Ollie into a world of glamour, fame, and fortune
Topics: Fiction - Religious, Fiction, Revenge, Christian - General, Religious - General, Computer...
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by Max Brand [pseudonym]
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Topic: Large type books
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by Tawni O'Dell
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Topics: Coal mines and mining -- Fiction., Ukrainian Americans -- Fiction., Football players -- Fiction.,...
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by Edna Buchanan
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Topics: Police -- Florida -- Miami -- Fiction., Cold cases (Criminal investigation) -- Fiction., Large type...
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by Bly, Stephen A., 1944-; Bly, Janet
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Topics: Large type books, Christian fiction, Adventure stories
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