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Subject: Audio Books
Date Posted: 10/15/2007 4:32 PM ET
Member Since: 10/11/2007
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Hi,  I have just posted several audio books, mostly mysteries.  We like a good mystery book!  When searching, I have trouble telling if the audio book is abridged or unabridged.  Any hints??

Date Posted: 10/15/2007 6:49 PM ET
Member Since: 6/19/2007
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It's kind of a hassle, but if  I really want a particular audiobook I copy the isbn listed and enter it in amazon.com, which usually gives a lot more information.  hope this helps.

Date Posted: 10/15/2007 10:23 PM ET
Member Since: 12/2/2005
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This is a tough one.  I mostly only want the unabridged tapes, so I put it into my conditions that I only want unabridged tapes.  Then when I order one for which it's not clear whether it's abridged, the conditions will have the sender check it first.

I also use Amazon.com through ISBN listings to get an idea of the abridgement status.  It's not always right over there, either. 

I also notice that some kind soul is tagging audiobooks with abridged and unabridged tags.  I REALLY appreciate that!

Rich

Date Posted: 10/30/2007 11:14 PM ET
Member Since: 7/21/2007
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I also Copy the ISBN and check on half.com for more info.  Half.com has not figured out the CD or casset labeling yet, just says audio.

Cindy