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Subject: 909??? Oh, Em, Gee...
Date Posted: 2/27/2011 11:31 AM ET
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Laura Hillenbrand's newest book sounds just like something I would love to read, so I added it to my wishlist...Today, I was browsing my list and was horrified to find myself 909th in line for this book!!! I was going to remove it from my list and just buy it, but I'm kind of curious to see exactly how long it will take me to move up 909 places. I don't think I have ever been in such a long wishlist line before. A 228 week wait, lol!

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption :: Laura Hillenbrand
ISBN-13: 9781400064168 - ISBN-10: 1400064163 - Book Type: Hardcover
Wish Date: 2/19/2011 - Your position: 909 of 996 - Wishes granted last week: 4 - Estimate: 228 weeks question.gif
Retail Price: $27.00
Buy New (Hardcover): $13.59+1 credit (save 49%) or $16.99 (save 37%)
Has anyone waited in that long of a line for a book here before? Did you ever get the book?
Date Posted: 2/27/2011 11:40 AM ET
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Nope, never been on a WL line that long, but it looks like there are a fair amount of books being posted, so it may go rather quickly - maybe you'll get it before you become a grandma, Valli wink

Date Posted: 2/27/2011 12:27 PM ET
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Ha!  Good luck with that one.  My dd read it (from my library) and said it was excellent.

Date Posted: 2/27/2011 1:29 PM ET
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I was somewhere around 1150 for Girl With the Dragon Tatoo and received in about 3 months.  I think it depends on the book.  One thing I've noticed with heavily WL books is once the "craze" dies down there is a glut of them posted and you can't give away your copy.

Last Edited on: 2/27/11 7:02 PM ET - Total times edited: 2
Date Posted: 2/27/2011 2:40 PM ET
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