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Topic: How do you know if a books is an ARC?

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Subject: How do you know if a books is an ARC?
Date Posted: 11/28/2007 2:45 PM ET
Member Since: 8/27/2007
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I am just wondering how to tell if a book is an ARC. I have never heard or seen one so I was just curious

Cathy A. (Cathy) - ,
Date Posted: 11/28/2007 2:47 PM ET
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It will say something like "not for resale", "for review purposes", "advanced reader copy", "reviewer copy", etc. Also, it will almost certainly be a paperback.

Date Posted: 11/28/2007 2:59 PM ET
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Also, many ARC's are in the spiral bound things with a plastic cover.  Manuscript form.

Another thing it might say is "uncorrected proof"

There is a thread in the Book Bazaar especially for getting rid of ARC's.