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Timothy B. Monahan's libraryResults 1-10 of 29

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The Marriage Plot

Jeffrey Eugenides - 2011 - Fiction - Limited preview
The long-awaited new novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jeffrey Eugenides. "There is no happiness in love, except at the end of an English novel." —Anthony Trollope, Barchester Towers Madeleine Hanna was the dutiful English major who ...
127 Reviews - Write review
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Empire of the Sun

J. G. Ballard - 2005 - Fiction - Limited preview
A young boy living in China at the outbreak of World War II is separated from his wealthy parents, forced to forage for survival in Shanghai's foreign quarter, interned in a Japanese prison camp, and, eventually, reunited with his family, in a ...
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The Hunger Games

Suzanne Collins - 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - No preview available
In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the ...
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Grand Expectations: The United States, 1945-1974

James T. Patterson - 1996 - History - Limited preview
Beginning in 1945, America rocketed through a quarter-century of extraordinary economic growth, experiencing an amazing boom that soared to unimaginable heights in the 1960s. At one point, in the late 1940s, American workers produced 57 percent ...
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Newark: A History of Race, Rights, and Riots in America

Kevin J. Mumford - 2007 - History - Limited preview
"Meticulously researched and engagingly written, Newark tells an important story. Portraying a city that functions as an archetype for Black Power in urban politics, Mumford writes with great sympathy for an earlier liberal integrationist ...
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About Paterson: the making and unmaking of an American city

Christopher Norwood - 1975 - History - Snippet view
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The Namesake

Jhumpa Lahiri - 2003 - Fiction - Limited preview
An incisive portrait of the immigrant experience follows the Ganguli family from their traditional life in India through their arrival in Massachusetts in the late 1960s and their difficult melding into an American way of life, in a debut novel ...
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The Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy

Daniel Yergin, Joseph Stanislaw - 2002 - Business & Economics - Snippet view
The Pulitzer Prize-wimming author of The Prize joins a leading expert on the global economy to present an incisive narrative of the risks and opportunities that are emerging as the balance of power shifts around the world between governments and ...
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