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Cover Art: Glory for me
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Cover Art: Midnight cowboy, a novel.
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Cover Art: Band of brothers : E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hi
Band of brothers : E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hi
Ambrose, Stephen E.
Adult Nonfiction Book 940.5421 A 2001
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Cover Art: The Philadelphia story : a comedy in three acts /
The Philadelphia story : a comedy in three acts /
Barry, Philip, 1896-1949.
Adult Nonfiction Book PS3503.A648P5 1969
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Cover Art: The Wizard of Oz /
The Wizard of Oz /
Baum, L. Frank 1856-1919
Children's Fiction BAUM
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Cover Art: Jaws /
Jaws /
Benchley, Peter.
Adult Fiction BENCHLE
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Cover Art: All the president's men /
All the president's men /
Bernstein, Carl, 1944-
Adult Nonfiction Book 364.13 B
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Cover Art: Friday night lights : a town, a team, and a dream /
Friday night lights : a town, a team, and a dream /
Bissinger, H. G.
Adult Nonfiction Book GV958.P47 B57 2004
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Cover Art: Psycho /
Psycho /
Bloch, Robert, 1917-1994
Adult Fiction BLOCH
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Cover Art: Sex and the city /
Sex and the city /
Bushnell, Candace.
Adult Nonfiction Book 301.41 B 1996
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Cover Art: Double indemnity /
Double indemnity /
Cain, James M. 1892-1977
Adult Fiction CAIN
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Cover Art: L.A. confidential /
L.A. confidential /
Ellroy, James, 1948-
Adult Fiction ELLROY
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Cover Art: The African Queen /
The African Queen /
Forester, C. S. 1899-1966.
Adult Fiction FORESTE
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Cover Art: The lion in winter : a play /
The lion in winter : a play /
Goldman, James.
Adult Nonfiction Book 812.54 G569
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Cover Art: The princess bride : S. Morgenstern's classic tale of true love and high adventu
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Cover Art: The third man ; Loser takes all /
The third man ; Loser takes all /
Greene, Graham, 1904-1991.
Adult Fiction GREENE
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Cover Art: Forrest Gump /
Forrest Gump /
Groom, Winston, 1944-
Adult Fiction GROOM
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Cover Art: Ordinary people /
Ordinary people /
Guest, Judith.
Adult Fiction GUEST
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Cover Art: The Maltese falcon /
The Maltese falcon /
Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961
Adult Fiction HAMMETT
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Cover Art: The silence of the lambs /
The silence of the lambs /
Harris, Thomas, 1940-
Adult Fiction HARRIS
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Cover Art: The front page : a play in three acts /
The front page : a play in three acts /
Hecht, Ben, 1894-1964
Adult Nonfiction Book PS3515.E18F7 1950
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Cover Art: Schindler's list /
Schindler's list /
Keneally, Thomas.
Adult Fiction KENEALL
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Cover Art: One flew over the cuckoo's nest /
One flew over the cuckoo's nest /
Kesey, Ken.
Adult Fiction KESEY
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Cover Art: Being there
Being there
Kosinski, Jerzy, 1933-1991
Adult Fiction KOSINSKI
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Cover Art: Raging bull : my story /
Raging bull : my story /
La Motta, Jake.
Adult Nonfiction Book GV1132.L3A3 1997
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Cover Art: Seven pillars of wisdom : a triumph /
Seven pillars of wisdom : a triumph /
Lawrence, T. E. 1888-1935
Adult Nonfiction Book 940.3 L
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Cover Art: The searchers.
The searchers.
Le May, Alan, 1899-1964
Adult Fiction LE MAY
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Cover Art: To kill a mockingbird /
To kill a mockingbird /
Lee, Harper.
Adult Fiction LEE
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Cover Art: Darkly dreaming Dexter : a novel /
Darkly dreaming Dexter : a novel /
Lindsay, Jeffry P.
Adult Fiction LINDSAY
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Cover Art: A game of thrones /
A game of thrones /
Martin, George R. R.
Adult Fiction
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Cover Art: Terms of endearment /
Terms of endearment /
McMurtry, Larry.
Adult Fiction MCMURTR
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Cover Art: Lonesome dove : a novel /
Lonesome dove : a novel /
McMurtry, Larry.
Adult Fiction MCMURTR
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Cover Art: Gone with the wind /
Gone with the wind /
Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949.
Adult Fiction MITCHEL
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Cover Art: The orchid thief /
The orchid thief /
Orlean, Susan.
Adult Nonfiction Book 635.93415 O
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Cover Art: Cool Hand Luke /
Cool Hand Luke /
Pearce, Donn
Adult Fiction PEARCE
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Cover Art: Sideways /
Sideways /
Pickett, Rex.
Adult Fiction PICKETT
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Cover Art: The godfather /
The godfather /
Puzo, Mario, 1920-1999.
Adult Fiction PUZO
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Cover Art: The verdict /
The verdict /
Reed, Barry C.
Adult Fiction REED
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Cover Art: Amadeus : a drama /
Amadeus : a drama /
Shaffer, Peter, 1926-
Adult Nonfiction Book PR6037.H23 A8 1993
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Cover Art: Homicide : a year on the killing streets /
Homicide : a year on the killing streets /
Simon, David, 1960-
Adult Nonfiction Book HV8079.H6S54 1991
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Cover Art: The grapes of wrath /
The grapes of wrath /
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968
Adult Fiction STEINBE
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Cover Art: The greatest gift /
The greatest gift /
Stern, Philip Van Doren, 1900-1984.
Adult Fiction STERN
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Cover Art: The treasure of the Sierra Madre /
The treasure of the Sierra Madre /
Traven, B.
Adult Fiction TRAVEN
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Cover Art: The graduate /
The graduate /
Webb, Charles Richard, 1939-
Adult Fiction WEBB
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