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Cosmic queries : StarTalk's guide to who we are, how we got here, and where we're going

Cosmic queries : StarTalk's guide to who we are, how we got here, and where we're going

by Tyson, Neil deGrasse
Alternate Title: StarTalk's guide to who we are, how we got here, and where we're going
Alternate Title: StarTalk's guide to who we are, how we got here, and where we are going
Length: 309 pages :
Subjects:

  • Cosmology.
  • Astronomy.
  • Space archaeology.
  • Space sciences.
  • Life.
  • Planets.
ISBN: 1426221770
ISBN: 9781426221774

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The Appalachian Trail : a biography

The Appalachian Trail : a biography

by D'Anieri, Philip
Length: 262 pages :
Subjects:

  • Appalachian Trail Biography.
  • Appalachian Trail History.
  • United States Appalachian Trail.
  • Biographies.
ISBN: 9780358171997
ISBN: 9780358449416
ISBN: 0358449413
ISBN: 0358171997
ISBN: 0358449308
ISBN: 9780358449300

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The library of the dead

The library of the dead

by Huchu, T. L.
Length: 330 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Mediums Juvenile fiction.
  • Magic Juvenile fiction.
  • Ghost stories Juvenile fiction.
  • Paranormal fiction Juvenile fiction.
  • Edinburgh (Scotland) Juvenile fiction.
ISBN: 9781250767769
ISBN: 1250767768

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The ones we're meant to find

The ones we're meant to find

by He, Joan
Alternate Title: Ones we are meant to find
Length: 375 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Sisters Fiction.
  • Environmental degradation Fiction.
  • Robots Fiction.
  • Science fiction.
  • Dystopian fiction.
  • Young adult fiction.
ISBN: 1250258561
ISBN: 9781250258564

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The lost family : how DNA testing is upending who we are

The lost family : how DNA testing is upending who we are

by Copeland, Libby
Alternate Title: How DNA testing is upending who we are
Length: 294 pages :
Subjects:

  • Genetic genealogy.
  • DNA fingerprinting.
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Genealogy.
  • Creative nonfiction.
ISBN: 9781419743009
ISBN: 1419743007

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Victories greater than death

Victories greater than death

by Anders, Charlie Jane
Length: 288 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Space warfare Fiction.
  • Life on other planets Fiction.
  • Human-alien encounters Fiction.
  • Gender identity Fiction.
  • Young adult fiction.
  • Science fiction.
ISBN: 9781250317315
ISBN: 1250317312

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Project Hail Mary : a novel

Project Hail Mary : a novel

by Weir, Andy
Length: 478 pages :
Subjects:

  • End of the world Fiction.
  • Astronauts Fiction.
  • Space flight Fiction.
  • Memory disorders Fiction.
  • Survival Fiction.
  • Apocalyptic fiction.
  • Science fiction.
ISBN: 0593135202
ISBN: 9780593135204

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Brother, sister, mother, explorer : a novel

Brother, sister, mother, explorer : a novel

by Figueroa, Jamie
Length: 225 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Brothers and sisters Fiction.
  • Mothers Death Fiction.
  • Angels Fiction.
  • Family secrets Fiction.
  • Fantasy fiction.
ISBN: 9781948226882
ISBN: 194822688X

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The inland sea : a novel

The inland sea : a novel

by Watts, Madeleine
Length: 260 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Climatic changes Fiction.
  • Women Conduct of life Fiction.
  • Self-destructive behavior Fiction.
  • Explorers Fiction.
  • Sydney (N.S.W.) Fiction.
  • Psychological fiction.
ISBN: 9781646220175
ISBN: 164622017X

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Picnic in the ruins : a novel

Picnic in the ruins : a novel

by Petersen, Todd Robert
Length: 328 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Women anthropologists Fiction.
  • National monuments Utah Fiction.
  • Historic preservation Fiction.
  • Criminals Fiction.
  • Utah Fiction.
  • Detective and mystery fiction.
  • Thrillers (Fiction)
ISBN: 1640093222
ISBN: 9781640093225

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Shipped : a novel

Shipped : a novel

by Hockman, Angie
Length: 329 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Man-woman relationships Fiction.
  • Businesspeople Fiction.
  • Competition (Psychology) Fiction.
  • Ocean travel Fiction.
  • Cruise ships Fiction.
  • Romance fiction.
ISBN: 1982151595
ISBN: 9781982151591

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The hollow places : a novel

The hollow places : a novel

by Kingfisher, T.
Length: 341 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Doorways Fiction.
  • Time travel Fiction.
  • Animals, Mythical Fiction.
  • Horror fiction.
  • Science fiction.
ISBN: 9781534451124
ISBN: 1534451129

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The Arctic fury : a novel

The Arctic fury : a novel

by Macallister, Greer
Length: 407 pages :
Subjects:

  • Franklin, Jane, 1791-1875 Fiction.
  • Women explorers Fiction.
  • Search and rescue operations Arctic regions Fiction.
  • Trials (Murder) Massachusetts Boston Fiction.
  • Survival Fiction.
  • Northwest Passage Discovery and exploration British Fiction.
  • Biographical fiction.
  • Historical fiction.
ISBN: 1728229057
ISBN: 9781728229058

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The hole

The hole

by Oyamada, Hiroko
Length: 92 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Man-woman relationships Fiction.
  • Country life Fiction.
  • Monsters Fiction.
  • Psychological fiction.
  • Domestic fiction.
ISBN: 9780811228879
ISBN: 0811228878

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The national parks : discover all 62 parks of the United States

The national parks : discover all 62 parks of the United States

by Payne, Stefanie
Alternate Title: Discover all 62 parks of the United States
Length: 128 pages :
Subjects:

  • National parks and reserves United States Juvenile literature.
  • Natural history United States Juvenile literature.
  • Animals United States Juvenile literature.
  • Plants United States Juvenile literature.
ISBN: 9780744024296
ISBN: 0744024293

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To sleep in a sea of stars

To sleep in a sea of stars

by Paolini, Christopher
Length: 878 pages :
Subjects:

  • Human-alien encounters Fiction.
  • Space colonies Fiction.
  • Science fiction.
ISBN: 1250762847
ISBN: 9781250762849

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Enemy of all mankind : a true story of piracy, power, and history's first global manhunt

Enemy of all mankind : a true story of piracy, power, and history's first global manhunt

by Johnson, Steven
Alternate Title: Enemy of all man kind
Alternate Title: a true story of piracy, power, and history's first global manhunt
Alternate Title: True story of piracy, power, and history's first global manhunt
Length: 286 pages :
Subjects:

  • Avery, John, active 1695.
  • Pirates Great Britain Biography.
  • Piracy Economic aspects Great Britain History.
  • Piracy Economic aspects Mogul Empire History.
  • International economic relations History.
  • Great Britain Economic conditions 17th century.
  • Mogul Empire Economic conditions 17th century.
  • Mogul Empire Foreign economic relations Great Britain.
  • Great Britain Foreign economic relations Mogul Empire.
  • Biographies.
ISBN: 9780735211605
ISBN: 0735211604

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The ultimate book of scavenger hunts : 42 outdoor adventures to conquer with your family

The ultimate book of scavenger hunts : 42 outdoor adventures to conquer with your family

by Tornio, Stacy
Alternate Title: Scavenger hunts
Alternate Title: 42 outdoor adventures to conquer with your family
Alternate Title: 42 outdoor adventures to conquer with your family
Length: xv, 214 pages :
Subjects:

  • Treasure hunt (Game)
  • Family recreation.
  • Outdoor recreation.
ISBN: 1493051539
ISBN: 9781493051533

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Grove : a field novel

Grove : a field novel

by Kinsky, Esther
Length: 280 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Grief Fiction.
  • Italy Fiction.
ISBN: 1945492384
ISBN: 9781945492389

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At the center of all beauty : solitude and the creative life

At the center of all beauty : solitude and the creative life

by Johnson, Fenton
Length: xii, 236 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Johnson, Fenton.
  • Solitude.
  • Personality and creative ability.
  • Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Gay men United States Biography.
  • Biographies.
  • Creative nonfiction.
  • LGBTQ persons United States Biography.
ISBN: 9780393608298
ISBN: 0393608298

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Murder on the Ohio Belle

Murder on the Ohio Belle

by Sanders, Stuart W.
Length: 152 pages :
Subjects:

  • Cocke, Joseph, Jr., -1856.
  • Ohio Belle (Steamboat : 1855)
  • Murder Southern States History 19th century.
  • Vigilantes Southern States History 19th century.
  • Steamboat lines Southern States History 19th century.
  • Classism Southern States History 19th century.
  • Honor Southern States History 19th century.
  • Southern States Economic conditions 19th century.
  • Southern States Social conditions 19th century.
  • True crime stories.
ISBN: 0813178711
ISBN: 9780813178714

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Black sun rising

Black sun rising

by Carr, Matthew
Length: 355 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Terrorism Spain Fiction.
  • Eugenics Fiction.
  • Private investigators Fiction.
  • Barcelona (Spain) Fiction.
  • Thrillers (Fiction)
  • Detective and mystery fiction.
  • Historical fiction.
ISBN: 1643134248
ISBN: 9781643134246

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The last blue

The last blue

by Morley, Isla
Length: 330 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Photographers Fiction.
  • Journalists Fiction.
  • Persecution Fiction.
  • Prejudices Fiction.
  • Betrayal Fiction.
  • Man-woman relationships Fiction.
  • Kentucky Fiction.
  • Historical fiction.
ISBN: 9781643134185
ISBN: 1643134183

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Providence

Providence

by Barry, Max
Length: 306 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Astronauts Fiction.
  • Human-alien encounters Fiction.
  • Imaginary wars and battles Fiction.
  • Interstellar travel Fiction.
  • Artificial intelligence Fiction.
  • Space ships Fiction.
  • Science fiction.
ISBN: 0593085175
ISBN: 9780593085172

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New waves : a novel

New waves : a novel

by Nguyen, Kevin
Length: 306 pages ;
Subjects:

  • High technology industries Fiction.
  • Race relations Fiction.
  • Friendship Fiction.
  • Death Fiction.
  • Social media Fiction.
  • Suspense fiction.
  • Thrillers (Fiction)
ISBN: 1984855239
ISBN: 9781984855237

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To be taught, if fortunate

To be taught, if fortunate

by Chambers, Becky
Length: 153, 11 pages :
Subjects:

  • Life on other planets Fiction.
  • Astronauts Fiction.
  • Time dilatation Fiction.
  • Genetic engineering Fiction.
  • Outer space Exploration Moral and ethical aspects Fiction.
  • Science fiction.
ISBN: 9780062936011
ISBN: 0062936018

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Cosmos : a personal voyage [sound recording (CD)]

Cosmos : a personal voyage [sound recording (CD)]

by Sagan, Carl
Alternate Title: Personal voyage
Length: 12 audio discs (14 hr., 35 min.) ;
Subjects:

  • Astronomy.
  • Audiobooks.
ISBN: 1531888070
ISBN: 9781531888077

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Out of darkness, shining light : a novel

Out of darkness, shining light : a novel

by Gappah, Petina
Alternate Title: Out of darkness, shining light
Alternate Title: (being a faithful account of the final years and earthly days of Doctor David Livingstone and his last journey from the interior to the coast of Africa, as narrated by his African companions, in three volumes)
Length: 303 pages :
Subjects:

  • Livingstone, David, 1813-1873 Fiction.
  • Livingstone, David, 1813-1873 Death and burial Fiction.
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies Fiction.
  • Africa History 19th century Fiction.
  • Biographical fiction.
  • Historical fiction.
ISBN: 9781982110338
ISBN: 1982110333

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Outside looking in : a novel

Outside looking in : a novel

by Boyle, T. Coraghessan
Length: 385 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Leary, Timothy, 1920-1996 Fiction.
  • Graduate students Fiction.
  • Drug abuse Fiction.
  • LSD (Drug) Fiction.
  • Communal living Fiction.
  • Historical fiction.
ISBN: 9780062882981
ISBN: 0062882988

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The invention of nature : Alexander von Humboldt's new world

The invention of nature : Alexander von Humboldt's new world

by Wulf, Andrea
Alternate Title: Nature
Alternate Title: Alexander von Humboldt's new world
Alternate Title: Alexander von Humboldt's new world
Length: xix, 552 pages :
Subjects:

  • Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
  • Scientists Germany Biography.
  • Naturalists Germany Biography.
  • Nature.
  • Nature conservation.
  • Climate change.
ISBN: 9780345806291
ISBN: 0345806298

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The last romantics : a novel

The last romantics : a novel

by Conklin, Tara
Length: 354 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Poets Fiction.
  • Brothers and sisters Fiction.
  • Connecticut Fiction.
  • Domestic fiction.
ISBN: 0062358200
ISBN: 9780062358202

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Cult X

Cult X

by Nakamura, Fuminori
Length: 505 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Cults Japan Fiction.
  • Terrorism Japan Fiction.
  • Criminals Japan Fiction.
  • Suspense fiction.
  • Mystery fiction.
ISBN: 1616957867
ISBN: 9781616957865

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Noumenon

Noumenon

by Lostetter, Marina J.
Length: 420 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Interstellar travel Fiction.
  • Human cloning Fiction.
  • Human evolution Fiction.
  • Science fiction.
ISBN: 9780062497840
ISBN: 0062497847

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The life she was given

The life she was given

by Wiseman, Ellen Marie
Length: viii, 356 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Inhertiance and sucession Fiction.
  • Circus Fiction.
  • Mystery fiction.
ISBN: 9781617734496
ISBN: 1617734497

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Five-carat soul

Five-carat soul

by McBride, James
Length: 308 pages ;
Subjects:

  • FICTION / Short Stories (single author).
  • FICTION / Literary.
  • FICTION / African American / General.
  • Short stories.
ISBN: 9780735216693
ISBN: 073521669X

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The collapsing empire

The collapsing empire

by Scalzi, John
Length: 333 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Space and time Fiction.
  • Interplanetary voyages Fiction.
  • Life on other planets Fiction.
  • Science fiction.
ISBN: 9780765388889
ISBN: 076538888X

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The coming : a novel

The coming : a novel

by Osborne, David
Length: viii, 519 pages :
Subjects:

  • Clark, William 1770-1838 Fiction.
  • Whites Relations with Indians Fiction.
  • Fathers and sons Fiction.
  • Nez Percé Indians Fiction.
  • Explorers Fiction.
  • Historical fiction.
  • Biographical fiction.
ISBN: 1632863855
ISBN: 9781632863850

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Packing for Mars : the curious science of life in the void

Packing for Mars : the curious science of life in the void

by Roach, Mary
Alternate Title: Curious science of life in the void
Length: 334 pages :
Subjects:

  • Space biology.
  • Manned space flight.
  • Astronauts Training of.
ISBN: 0393339912
ISBN: 9780393339918

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The naturalist : Theodore Roosevelt, a lifetime of exploration, and the triumph of American natural history

The naturalist : Theodore Roosevelt, a lifetime of exploration, and the triumph of American natural history

by Lunde, Darrin P.
Alternate Title: Theodore Roosevelt, a lifetime of exploration, and the triumph of American natural history
Length: vii, 334 pages :
Subjects:

  • Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
  • Nature conservation United States.
  • Natural history museums United States.
  • Naturalists United States Biography.
  • Conservationists United States Biography.
  • Presidents United States Biography.
ISBN: 030746430X
ISBN: 9780307464309

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On the edge of gone

On the edge of gone

by Duyvis, Corinne
Length: 456 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Science fiction.
  • Survival Fiction.
  • Autism Fiction.
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Science Fiction.
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / Survival Stories.
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Siblings.
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Special Needs.
ISBN: 1419719033
ISBN: 9781419719035

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The girl from everywhere

The girl from everywhere

by Heilig, Heidi
Length: 454 pages :
Subjects:

  • Pirates Juvenile fiction.
  • Time travel Juvenile fiction.
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / Pirates.
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / 19th Century.
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic.
ISBN: 0062380753
ISBN: 9780062380753

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Peak

Peak

by Smith, Roland
Length: 246 pages :
Subjects:

  • Mountaineering Fiction.
  • Survival Fiction.
  • Coming of age Fiction.
  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) Fiction.
ISBN: 9780152024178
ISBN: 0152024174

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Mosquitoland

Mosquitoland

by Arnold, David
Alternate Title: Mosquito land
Length: 342 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Voyages and travels Fiction.
  • Runaways Fiction.
  • Mothers and daughters Fiction.
  • Mental illness Fiction.
  • Stepfamilies Fiction.
ISBN: 9780451470775
ISBN: 045147077X

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Mission to Mars : my vision for space exploration

Mission to Mars : my vision for space exploration

by Aldrin, Buzz
Length: xiii, 258 pages :
Subjects:

  • Extraterrestrial bases.
  • Space colonies.
  • Mars (Planet) Exploration.
ISBN: 9781426210174
ISBN: 1426210175

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The here and now

The here and now

by Brashares, Ann.
Length: 242 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Interpersonal relations Fiction.
  • Refugees Fiction.
  • High schools Fiction.
  • Schools Fiction.
  • Community life New York (State) New York Fiction.
  • Time travel Fiction.
  • New York (N.Y.) Fiction.
ISBN: 0385736800
ISBN: 9780385736800

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The 100

The 100

by Morgan, Kass
Alternate Title: One hundred
Alternate Title: Hundred
Length: 323 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Science fiction.
  • Survival Fiction.
  • Juvenile delinquents Fiction.
ISBN: 0316234478
ISBN: 9780316234474

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Alone on the ice the greatest survival story in the history of exploration / [electronic resource] :

Alone on the ice the greatest survival story in the history of exploration / [electronic resource] :

by Roberts, David
Length: 1 sound file :
Subjects:

  • Mawson, Douglas, 1882-1958 Travel.
  • Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1911-1914)
  • Antarctica Discovery and exploration.
  • Electronic audio books.
  • Audiobooks.
  • Kentucky Libraries Unbound.
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, New York : c2013.
ISBN: 9781470836504
ISBN: 1470836505

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Discovering Black America : from the age of exploration to the twenty-first century

Discovering Black America : from the age of exploration to the twenty-first century

by Tarrant-Reid, Linda.
Alternate Title: Discovering Black America
Alternate Title: from the age of exploration to the 21st century
Alternate Title: Black America
Alternate Title: from the age of exploration to the twenty-first century
Length: xi, 244 p. :
Subjects:

  • African Americans History Juvenile literature.
  • African Americans Biography Juvenile literature.
  • African Americans History.
  • African Americans Biography.
Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers, New York : 2012.
ISBN: 9780810970984
ISBN: 0810970988

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Leviathan wakes

Leviathan wakes

by Corey, James S. A.
Length: 582 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Interplanetary voyages Fiction.
  • Space warfare Fiction.
  • Science fiction.
ISBN: 0316129089
ISBN: 9780316129084

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Wicked river : the Mississippi when it last ran wild

Wicked river : the Mississippi when it last ran wild

by Sandlin, Lee.
Length: xxvii, 270 p. :
Subjects:

  • River life Mississippi River Region History 19th century.
  • Community life Mississippi River Region History 19th century.
  • Social change Mississippi River Region History 19th century.
  • Disasters Mississippi River Region History 19th century.
  • Community life Mississippi River Region History.
  • Social change Mississippi River Region History.
  • Disasters Mississippi River Region History.
  • Mississippi River History 19th century.
  • Mississippi River Geography.
  • Mississippi River Environmental conditions.
  • Mississippi River Region History 19th century.
  • Mississippi River Region Biography.
  • Mississippi River Region Social life and customs 19 century.
  • Mississippi River History 19th century.
  • Mississippi River Geography.
  • Mississippi River Region History 19th century.
  • Mississippi River Region Biography.
  • Mississippi River Region Social life and customs.
Publisher: Pantheon Books, New York : c2010.
ISBN: 9780307378514
ISBN: 0307378519

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We'll always have Paris : stories

We'll always have Paris : stories

by Bradbury, Ray
Alternate Title: We will always have Paris
Length: xii, 210 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Death Fiction.
  • Poetry.
  • Short stories.
  • Fantasy fiction.
  • Science fiction.
ISBN: 9780061670138
ISBN: 0061670138

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Buffalo dance : the journey of York

Buffalo dance : the journey of York

by Walker, Frank X.
Length: 71 p. :
Subjects:

  • York, approximately 1775-approximately 1815 Poetry.
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806) Poetry.
  • African American men Poetry.
  • Explorers Poetry.
  • Slaves Poetry.
  • West (U.S.) Discovery and exploration Poetry.
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky, Lexington : 2004.
ISBN: 9780813123226
ISBN: 0813190886
ISBN: 0813123224
ISBN: 9780813190884

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In the heart of the sea : the tragedy of the whaleship Essex

In the heart of the sea : the tragedy of the whaleship Essex

by Philbrick, Nathaniel.
Length: xvi, 302 p. :
Subjects:

  • Essex (Whaleship)
  • Shipwrecks Pacific Ocean.
Publisher: Viking, New York : 2000.
ISBN: 9780670891573
ISBN: 0670891576

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