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Subject: How many people had the book before you...
Date Posted: 10/9/2009 2:57 PM ET
Member Since: 5/21/2008
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Just looked and a couple of my books have been to 5 people before they got to me, and they are still in great condition. What's the most people a book you have/had has gone through before it got to you?


Juli

Date Posted: 10/9/2009 3:23 PM ET
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http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/most_traveled.php

Interestingly enough, PBS tracks the most traded copies of books. I take a peek every once in a while. I think I saw one once that had gone thru 12 poeple.

Date Posted: 10/9/2009 6:35 PM ET
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I got one last week that I would have sworn was a brand new copy....  and I was person #5.

Date Posted: 10/9/2009 10:19 PM ET
Member Since: 7/7/2009
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I have one in my TBR pile that I am the 11th owner of.  The book is still in good condition, but the spine is starting to feel a little delicate ^_^