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A Woman of Substance (Emma Harte Saga #1)
A celebration of an indomitable spirit, here is New York Times bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford's dazzling saga of a woman who dared to dream--and to triumph against all odds...

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The Joy Luck Club (Oxford Bookworms Library: Stage 6 Reader)
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Promises of the Heart
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Sins of the Fathers
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Tommy Poole and her mother Meg have decided to become recluses together. Not forever; only for a year. And not at night when the dog needs to be walked. But in the midst of their grief over the loss o…
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