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Cover Art: The dollmaker /
The dollmaker
Arnow, Harriette Louisa Simpson, 1908-1986.
Adult Fiction ARNOW
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Cover Art: Elegy for Iris /
Elegy for Iris
Bayley, John, 1925-
Became the film "Iris"
Adult Nonfiction Book 921 M9409
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Cover Art: In cold blood : a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences /
In cold blood : a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984.
Adult Nonfiction Book 364.1523 C
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Cover Art: Disgrace /
Disgrace
Coetzee, J. M., 1940-
Adult Fiction COETZEE
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Cover Art: The hours /
The hours
Cunningham, Michael, 1952-
Adult Fiction CUNNING
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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 last king of Scotland /
The last king of Scotland
Foden, Giles, 1967-
Adult Fiction FODEN
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Cover Art: A room with a view /
A room with a view
Forster, E. M. 1879-1970.
Adult Fiction FORSTER
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Cover Art: Howards End /
Howards End
Forster, E. M. 1879-1970.
Adult Fiction FORSTER
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Cover Art: Water for elephants : a novel /
Water for elephants : a novel
Gruen, Sara.
Adult Fiction GRUEN
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Cover Art: Ordinary%20people%20%2F
Ordinary people /
Guest, Judith.
Adult Fiction GUEST
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Cover Art: What was she thinking? : notes on a scandal /
What was she thinking? : notes on a scandal
Heller, Zoe.
Became the film "Notes on a Scandal"
Adult Fiction HELLER
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Cover Art: Ripley's game.
Ripley's game.
Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995
Adult Fiction HIGHSMI
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Cover Art: The talented Mr. Ripley /
The talented Mr. Ripley
Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995
Adult Fiction HIGHSMI
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Cover Art: Never let me go /
Never let me go
Ishiguro, Kazuo, 1954-
Adult Fiction ISHIGUR
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Cover Art: The perfect storm : a true story of man against the sea /
The perfect storm : a true story of man against the sea
Junger, Sebastian.
Adult Nonfiction Book 910.453 J
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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: Into the wild /
Into the wild
Krakauer, Jon
Adult Nonfiction Book 921 M1218
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Cover Art: The tailor of Panama /
The tailor of Panama
Le Carre, John, 1931-
Adult Fiction LE CARR
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To kill a mockingbird /
Lee, Harper.
Adult Fiction LEE
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Cover Art: Mystic river /
Mystic river
Lehane, Dennis.
Adult Fiction LEHANE
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Cover Art: Get Shorty /
Get Shorty
Leonard, Elmore, 1925-
Adult Fiction LEONARD
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Cover Art: Atonement : a novel /
Atonement : a novel
McEwan, Ian.
Adult Fiction MCEWAN
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Cover Art: Terms of endearment : a novel /
Terms of endearment : a novel
McMurtry, Larry.
Adult Fiction MCMURTR
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Cover Art: A beautiful mind : the life of mathematical genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash
A beautiful mind : the life of mathematical genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash
Nasar, Sylvia.
Adult Nonfiction Book QA29.N25 N37 2001
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Cover Art: The English patient : a novel /
The English patient : a novel
Ondaatje, Michael, 1943-
Adult Fiction ONDAATJ
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Cover Art: Brokeback mountain /
Brokeback mountain
Proulx, Annie.
Adult Fiction PROULX
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Cover Art: The godfather.
The godfather.
Puzo, Mario, 1920-1999.
Adult Fiction PUZO
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Cover Art: One true thing /
One true thing
Quindlen, Anna.
Adult Fiction QUINDLE
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Cover Art: Alive : sixteen men, seventy-two days, and insurmountable odds-- the classic adv
Alive : sixteen men, seventy-two days, and insurmountable odds-- the classic adv
Read, Piers Paul, 1941-
Adult Nonfiction Book 982.6 R 2005
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Cover Art: Push : a novel /
Push : a novel
Sapphire, 1950-
Became the film "Precious"
Adult Fiction SAPPHIR
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Cover Art: East of Eden /
East of Eden
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
Adult Fiction STEINBE
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Cover Art: The help /
The help
Stockett, Kathryn
Adult Fiction STOCKET
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Cover Art: The accidental tourist /
The accidental tourist
Tyler, Anne.
Adult Fiction TYLER
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Cover Art: The age of innocence /
The age of innocence
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937.
Adult Fiction WHARTON
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