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Alternate titles (88,580/73,132)
Awards and honors (386,975/11,816)
Blurbers (66,483/31,474)
Book haiku (2,655/2,544)
Canonical title (917,794/752,650)
Dedication (95,173/82,972)
Description (149,086/133,665)
Disambiguation notice (77,731/54,343)
Epigraph (34,790/31,566)
First words (180,767/166,619)
Important events (98,748/16,461)
Important places (529,302/90,118)
Last words (134,354/123,236)
Original language (117,622/852)
Original publication date (471,378/22,009)
Original title (254,218/183,686)
People/Characters (1,249,582/550,683)
Publisher Series (339,034/30,858)
Publisher's editor (16,735/8,435)
Quotations (34,852/32,512)
Related movies (38,912/19,826)
Series (1,231,699/159,154)


Agent (3,969/2,126)
Awards and honors (68,415/27,382)
Birthdate (248,018/51,690)
Birthplace (98,763/32,071)
Burial location (14,250/8,958)
Canonical name (123,932/109,216)
Country (for map) (11,908/457)
Date of death (109,624/36,607)
Disambiguation notice (43,356/35,408)
Education (132,132/25,871)
Gender (621,922/4)
Legal name (102,682/89,272)
Nationality (240,227/1,957)
Occupations (295,094/41,687)
Organizations (138,525/49,904)
Other names (60,646/53,444)
Place of death (41,985/13,282)
Places of residence (167,002/33,162)
Relationships (59,618/37,623)
Short biography (26,402/26,130)

Legacy Libraries

Birthdate (674/598)
Contributors (550/229)
Date (1,995/1,843)
Date of death (1,106/835)
Education (430/196)
Gender (1,990/3)
Important places (6,921/615)
Inventory Source (2,440/1,534)
Legacy Book Value (1,127/334)
Legacy Category (4,239/45)
Links (24/24)
Nationality (852/39)
Notes (1,814/1,716)
Occupations (1,736/219)
Places of residence (8,276/1,049)
Relationships (256/133)


Dewmoji (2,659/910)
Modern wording (25,254/12,006)
Wording (9,937/6,855)


Description (9,545/9,002)


Book award

Description (3,158/2,917)


Description (11,393/10,959)

Publisher series

Description (419/412)

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