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Subject: Question about a Title Description
Date Posted: 1/22/2010 8:38 AM ET
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I have a book listed on my wish list with several binding types and one of the paperback bindings has (P.S) after the title.  What does this mean?

 

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Rick B. (bup) - ,
Date Posted: 1/22/2010 11:18 AM ET
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My interest is piqued. Googling paperback (P.S.) gives a good number of results, but I can't find any place that explains it.

Which book?

Date Posted: 1/22/2010 1:40 PM ET
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I'm pretty sure it's based on how the book was bound, using a Pressure Strip method.

http://www.bsc-ny.com/141916.html

There are pictures of the different bindings. PS is the second one down.

Date Posted: 1/22/2010 1:42 PM ET
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There is also a publishing house imprint by that name.  Some times the Publisher does show up in the title. 

Date Posted: 1/22/2010 5:23 PM ET
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Great info, Cindy!  I learn so much on this forum.  Thanks!

Ruth

Date Posted: 2/1/2010 2:23 PM ET
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Interesting. 

The book that I have wished listed is Dennis Lehane's The Given Day.   I wish listed several bindings and only one paperback binding had the P.S.

Thank  you for the information!

Leslie