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Subject: Can I find a person with the most from one author?
Date Posted: 10/25/2008 7:33 PM ET
Member Since: 5/16/2007
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I know in the Box O Books we can go in and get a list of who has the most books from a given author.  I want to try a new author and if I decide to order more than one I'd like to order from the same person.  I've posted to the Bazaar (no luck), and I've checked the BOB (no luck).  Now, I'd like to check the general population.  Is this possible?

Thanks, Denise

Date Posted: 10/25/2008 7:40 PM ET
Member Since: 7/7/2007
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Denise--

You might try whatever genre forum is appropriate for that author, see if anyone there has a big collection they're looking to get rid of.

Whom are you looking for?

Cheers,

Catt

Date Posted: 10/25/2008 7:52 PM ET
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I'm specifically looking for Jerry Saville.

Thanks Catt, I'll try that:-)

Denise

Date Posted: 10/25/2008 8:06 PM ET
Member Since: 4/25/2007
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You can always add it to your signature line that you're looking for books by this author and to PM you if someone has several to offer.

Date Posted: 10/26/2008 5:10 AM ET
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Thanks Sarah!  I definitely hadn't thought of that one.  I'll definitely do that.

Denise

Date Posted: 10/29/2008 6:25 PM ET
Member Since: 5/19/2008
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Another option is to order a book, then look at their shelf to see if they have more of that author.   If they don't, cancel the request (they won't ever actually get it since there is an hour's "buyer's regret").  It will take awhile, but I've had success this way.  Try several different books.