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Subject: Question about Audio Books on CD
Date Posted: 6/2/2009 8:40 AM ET
Member Since: 3/24/2006
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I want to order a particular book on Cd.  There are two listed, with two different ISBN's.  What is the difference and how can I tell which is unabridged?

Thanks,

Pat

Date Posted: 6/2/2009 9:02 AM ET
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Does it tell you how many CDs there are?  If one has more that's likely the unabridged. 

You might be able to check Amazon.

The more complicated to describe method:

If you can't figure it out any other way, order one.  There's a PM button on the order. Click the PM button so you are sending a PM to the lister.  BEFORE you actually send the PM, open another window to your account and cancel the order (you have a 1 hour grace period, but I think if you send the PM it cancels the grace period & puts the request through, so you need to cancel it before clicking send on the PM).  Now finish the PM and ask the lister if it is unabridged.

Date Posted: 6/2/2009 9:06 AM ET
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They both say 5 cd's.  I will see what I can find out on Amazon.  I figured that's what I'd need to do.

Thanks a bunch

Pat

Date Posted: 6/2/2009 10:25 AM ET
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You can also add an RC saying you only want Unabridged titles. I post a lot of audiobooks and frequently get this one.  Just make sure to only turn it on when ordering an audiobook. 

I can usually figure it out by checking Amazon. 

If they are both 5 cds then they are both either abridged or unabridged and just different issues of the same book. 

Date Posted: 6/2/2009 11:32 AM ET
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You can click on the order button and PM the mbr without even placing the order. However, I would access Amazon or a library catalog to see if there is any difference between the 2 - maybe narrator?