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Topic: How would I add a book to my wish list that's OLD and without an ISBN?

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Subject: How would I add a book to my wish list that's OLD and without an ISBN?
Date Posted: 1/30/2010 8:44 PM ET
Member Since: 5/24/2009
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I'm wanting to wish for an old, OLD Henry Miller book called Insomnia: Or, the Devil at Large which doesn't have an ISBN number, only an AISN (or is it ASIN?) number.  I actually found an isbn on a book online, but when I search it, it comes up with some other book entirely, no idea why.  Anyway, do we have a forum here for posting books we're looking for but can't get on the big wish list of books?

THANKS, guys!

Robin in Colorado

 

Date Posted: 1/30/2010 9:13 PM ET
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Here's a HB copy.

 

http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9780385002554-Insomnia+Or+the+Devil+at+Large

Date Posted: 1/30/2010 10:39 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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I was going to submit an edit for the book data but I can't find a book description to use. If you the book description it's about a boy and a dog and helicopters and kidnappings.  But the Henry James books is I'm assuming about his watercolors?  That's what it looks like when I googled it.  I just couldn't find an actual book description I could copy and paste. 

Date Posted: 1/31/2010 1:31 AM ET
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Mary - I think that book description is for a book by Joshua Doder, A Dog Called Grk. The one the OP is referring to is about the artist.

ETA: All my library says is, "Includes the Insomnia watercolors by H. Miller."



Last Edited on: 1/31/10 1:36 AM ET - Total times edited: 2
Date Posted: 1/31/2010 9:37 AM ET
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If a book does not have an ISBN it is hard to wish for it -- I just do daily searches for a book such as that -- and they do pop up now and then.