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  • Auteur: Patterson, James ; Paetro, Maxine
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    Former Marine helicopter pilot Jack Morgan runs Private, a renowned investigation company with branches around the globe. It is where you go when you need maximum force and maximum discretion. Jack is already deep into the investigation...

  • Auteur: Scoppettone, Sandra
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    Meet Faye Quick, a sassy secretary who keeps the home fires burning by reluctantly becoming a private investigator after her boss and agency owner, Woody Mason, joins the army. True to her name, Faye catches on quick, and is especially...

  • Auteur: Repino, Robert
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    In the aftermath of the War With No Name, Shelba the dog and Mort(e) are once again thrown into the chaos as a slew of nefarious and dangerous characters threaten the fragile peace of the land. They're ready to fight but unprepared for...

  • Auteur: Birtcher, Baron R.
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    In 1976 Colt Freeland and his partner, Snyder, like a modern-day Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, have plied a small-time marijuana trade and now want out. But their failed getaway takes them straight into a deadly narcotics war.

  • Auteur: Doctorow, Cory
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    Alan is an entrepreneur in Toronto who decides to involve himself in a visionary scheme to blanket Toronto with free wireless Internet connectivity, a conspiracy spearheaded by a brilliant technopunk who builds miracles of hardware from...

  • Auteur: Davies, Robertson
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    When the Cornish Foundation decides to fund the production of an opera entitled Arthur of Britain, or The Magnanimous Cuckold, the participants find their lives begin to resemble the opera's plot.

  • Auteur: Erickson, Steve
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    When the Twin Towers suddenly reappear in the badlands of South Dakota, nobody can explain their return. To the tens of thousands drawn to the "American Stonehenge," the Towers seem to sing, even as everybody hears a different song.

  • Auteur: Patterson, James
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    At Private Berlin, agent Chris Schneider has disappeared. Chris had taken a secretive personal leave and hadn't spoken to anyone from the office in days. The Private team retraces his footsteps to the cases he was investigating before...

  • Auteur: Tyson, Neil deGrasse
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    This collection of essays on the cosmos from the nation's best-known astrophysicist covers everything from astral life at the frontiers of astrobiology to the movie industry's feeble efforts to get its night skies right.

  • Auteur: Tyson, Neil deGrasse ; Goldsmith, Donald
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    Our true origins are not just human, or even terrestrial, but in fact cosmic. Drawing on scientific breakthroughs and the current cross-pollination among geology, biology, astrophysics, and cosmology, Origins explains the soul-stirring...

  • Auteur: Bolaño, Roberto
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    An American sportswriter, an elusive German novelist, and a teenage student interact in an urban community on the U.S.-Mexico border where hundreds of young factory workers have disappeared.

  • Auteur: Manning, Chandra
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    By the end of the Civil War, nearly half a million slaves had taken refuge behind Union lines in what became known as "contraband camps." This book probes what the camps were like and how former slaves and soldiers warily united there--...

  • Auteur: Hand, Elizabeth
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    In 1978, Merle is in her first year at Corcoran School of Art. In 1870, teenage poet Arthur Rimbaud is on the verge of finding his voice. The meshed power of words and art thins the boundaries of time--allowing these two troubled...

  • Auteur: L'Amour, Louis
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    Shanghaied into forced labor on a merchant vessel, Charles Rodney dies aboard ship from repeated beatings, but not before deeding part of his ranch to Rafe Caradec, whom he hopes will protect his family.

  • Auteur: Vonnegut, Kurt
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    Published on the first anniversary of Kurt Vonnegut's death, this is a collection of twelve new and unpublished writings on war and peace, imbued with Vonnegut's trademark rueful humor.

  • Auteur: Bruen, Ken ; Starr, Jason
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    When we last saw Max Fisher and Angela Petrakos, Max was being arrested by the NYPD for drug trafficking, and Angela was fleeing the country in the wake of a brutal murder. Now both are headed for eye-opening encounters with the law....

  • Auteur: Cohen, Joshua
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    In a school where the football team rules, footballer Kurt and gymnast Danny form an unlikely friendship. When one of the gym team is viciously assaulted by the quarterback and his cronies, Kurt defends him, challenging the stereotypes...

  • Auteur: Casanove, Susan
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    Rob Sterling Davies is on the crest of a wave: a celebrated scriptwriter, actor, television personality, the new doyen of Just a Minute, and apparently, Stephen Fry's new best friend. But all isn't quite as it seems, and when Stephen...

  • Auteur: Helprin, Mark
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    Seventy-four-year-old Jules Lacour--a maître at Paris-Sorbonne, cellist, widower, veteran of the war in Algeria, and child of the Holocaust--must find a balance between his strong obligations to the past and the attractions and beauties...

  • Auteur: Meacham, Leila
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    One hundred fifty years of Roses' Tolivers, Warwicks, and DuMonts. We begin in the antebellum South, where Silas Toliver, deprived of his inheritance, joins up with his best friend Jeremy Warwick to plan a wagon train expedition to the...

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