Running Out of Time

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Running Out of Time By Margaret Peterson Haddix Cover Image
ISBN: 9780689812361
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - February 1st, 1997

Before there was "The Truman Show" there was Clifton, a fabricated historical village. Escape becomes essential when old diseases threaten the lives of all in this experiment gone awry.

American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson by Joseph J. Ellis - Book Review

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American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson By Joseph J. Ellis Cover Image
ISBN: 9780679764410
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Published: Vintage - April 7th, 1998

Only planning to read one book about our most elusive Founding Father? THIS IS THE ONE. A brilliant character study backed by meticulous scholarship, and the writing sparkles. Highest Recommendation ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis

Waiting for Anya

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Waiting for Anya By Michael Morpurgo Cover Image
ISBN: 9780140384314
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Published: Puffin Books - January 1st, 1997

In one of the most touching stories of WWII, residents in a remote town on the border of France and Spain help Jewish children and families across and into safety. It will move you.

The Woman Who Walked into Doors

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The Woman Who Walked into Doors: A Novel (A Paula Spencer Novel #1) By Roddy Doyle Cover Image
ISBN: 9780140255126
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Published: Penguin Books - January 1st, 1997

Doyle's gritty humor and amazing ear illuminate this narrative--truly a story revealed from the inside out--of a woman battling an abusive marriage and her own alcoholism. The reader feels what victimization--and slow, painful change are really like.

An Unquiet Mind

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An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness By Kay Redfield Jamison Cover Image
ISBN: 9780679763307
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Published: Vintage - January 14th, 1997

If you're at all curious about what manic depression is like, read this book. Kay Redfield Jamison combines the story of her personal experience and struggles with the illness with the objectivity and knowledge of being a psychiatrist. It's the kind of book that I couldn't put down and it stayed with me long after reading it.

The Poet

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The Poet (Jack McEvoy #1) By Michael Connelly Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780446602617
Published: Grand Central Publishing - January 1st, 1997

Engrossing suspenseful search for a serial killer. The fast-moving plot keeps you turning the pages, even though some of the twists are hard to believe, in retrospect. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


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