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Books 1 to 10 of 10 total found for Adults  titles starting with letter D
Dark Matter
Blake Crouch

A mind-bending, relentlessly paced science-fiction thriller, in which an ordinary man is kidnapped, knocked unconscious--and awakens in a world inexplicably different from the reality he thought he knew.

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Deafening
Frances Itani

A haunting story about the overarching power of love, set against the horrors of the First World War and its effect on the lives of two young Canadians.

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Deception of Livvy Higgs, The
Donna Morrissey

Livvy Higgs is besieged by a series of small heart attacks which prompt her to revisit a past devastated by lies and secrets.

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Desert Queen: the extraordinary life ot Gertrude Bell
Wallach, Janet

Biography of Gertrude Lowthian Bell who during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century lead an adventurous life in the Middle East and Great Britain.

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Dinner, The: A Novel
Herman Koch

A darkly suspenseful, highly controversial tale of two families struggling to make the hardest decision of their lives--all over the course of one meal.

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Distance Between Us, The
Grande, Reyna

From an award-winning novelist and sought-after public speaker, an eye-opening memoir about life before and after illegally emigrating from Mexico to the United States.

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Do Not Say We Have Nothing
Madeleine Thien

Set in China before, during and after the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. Thien takes us inside an extended family in China, showing us the lives of two successive generations--those who lived through Mao's Cultural Revolution in the mid-twentieth century; and the children of the survivors, who became the students protesting in Tiananmen Square in 1989.

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Don't I Know You?
Jackson, Marni

What if some of the artists we feel as if we know - Meryl Streep, Neil Young, Bill Murray - turned up in the course of our daily lives? This is what happens to Rose McEwan, an ordinary woman who keeps having strange encounters with famous people.

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Dovekeepers, The
Alice Hoffman

A book of psychological historical fiction about a number of women and the relationship with their families told against the backdrop of Masada in ancient Israel.

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Dreams From My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance
Barak Obama

Barack Obama wrote this memoir over ten years ago before he became the junior U.S. Senator from Illinois. In candid detail Obama shares his story of being raised by a white mother and grandparents in Hawaii while his father lived in Kenya. While living in Chicago, Obama began to witness corruption, poverty, and racism and was compelled to make a change. He left Chicago for three years to study law at Harvard University and returned to Chicago empowered with knowledge of law and pursued to make many changes.After his father's death and not really knowing his father or his inheritance Obama goes to Kenya to met his African family and learn of his heritage and customs. At the end of the book Barack Obama shares his Keynote Address at the Democratic Convention on July 27, 2004.

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