Quicker than you can say "downsized, unemployed, and divorced", Ally Cervantes finds herself with the Pacific Ocean in her rearview mirror as she and her two children head to Lake Surrender in rural Northern Michigan to live with her aunt. The dry hills of California are a metaphor for her empty soul, but she can't afford to wallow in self-pity with an autistic son who can't make eye contact and a precocious 12-year-old daughter counting on her to get it together.
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Darny, DeDe, Holly, and Sherri are all dealing with the aftermath of their efforts to dispose of the body of a man from Newark with awful hair, while Detective Delores Snick grapples with how to handle the kind of case they didn't teach her about at the academy. Set in Mathews, Virginia, The Beaver Damsels is about female solidarity and adventure and even raccoons. Pay a visit to the town that sanity forgot, and stay a while.
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From the jungles of Indonesia to the very heart of New York City comes a plague that kills 100 percent of its victims. Medicine's greatest nightmare, this modern Black Death is caused by the most virulent and uncontrollable mutant virus humanity has ever witnessed. And medicine can do nothing to stop its merciless spread.
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Out of the blue, reporter Reebie Mahoney receives a call from the former mistress of an American president, and she wants to talk - now. Dropping everything, Reebie goes to meet the woman at her apartment. As she is standing outside the door, Reebie hears gunshots coming from within. In a matter of moments the woman is dead and Reebie becomes the LAPD's chief suspect. This event is only the beginning of an elaborate cover-up designed to protect the secrets of a political dynasty.
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Hiding in Plain Sight: Eluding the Nazis in Occupied France is an unusual memoir about the childhood and young adulthood of Sarah Lew Miller. Born in a large Orthodox Jewish family in Dereczyn, Poland, Sarah's family moved to Paris in 1937 to escape poverty.
The German Occupation of France just three years later threatened her family's existence with repressive anti-Jewish laws and massive deportations of Jews to death camps.
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"I wish I were a boy!" Who could have predicted that those simple words could generate so much chaos and adventure on their way to becoming a reality? Pinocchio is the classic tale of a wooden puppet, come to life, who must learn to control his rebellious impulses. The temptations of freedom and excitement lure Pinocchio away from his loving father, Geppetto, and straight into trouble ... again and again and again!
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Meet the Patel-Joneses - Babo, Sian, Mayuri, and Bean - in their little house with orange and black gates next door to the Punjab Women's Association in Madras. Babo grew up here, but he and Sian, his cream-skinned Welsh love, met in London. Babo's parents disapproved. And then they disapproved unless the couple moved back to Madras. So here they are.
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Through much of the 20th century, federal policy toward Indians sought to extinguish all remnants of native life and culture. That policy was dramatically confronted in the late 1960s when a loose coalition of hippies, civil rights advocates, Black Panthers, unions, Mexican-Americans, Quakers and other Christians, celebrities, and others joined with Red Power activists to fight for Indian rights. In Hippies, Indians and the Fight for Red Power, Sherry Smith offers the first full account of this remarkable story.
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