Expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background for more than 200 literary classics. View online or create an account for offline use.
Downloadable eBooks with an emphasis on independent publishers. enki eBooks can be checked out for up to 21 days. You can check out 20 enki titles at a time.
Always-available collections: Encyclopedias; Recovered Classics; Short Stories & Essays; Library Journal SELF-e Select: a best-of self-published collection.
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This collection will no longer be available after January 31, 2024.
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Herramientas de aprendizaje, carrera, y ciudadanía en español. Este centro ofrece a los adultos que están muy ocupados los recursos para mejorar sus habilidades básicas, ganar sus credenciales de GED o ser ciudadano estadounidense.
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