Friday, July 30, 2004 e-mail

I received this e-mail from

Subject: Want $0.95? Resell this stuff on!

Hi ,

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Portnoy's Complaint (Paperback, Reprint, 1994)
Philip Roth

Average Selling Price: $0.95

This cracks me up. I love, and I understand it is an automated mailing, but it is ridiculous to think that I will salivate over the prospect of recouping less than a dollar on a book I recently bought. I would rather just have the book.


Blogger ryan bradley said...

even if I didn't like the book I'd sooner throw it away than waste effort trying to sell the thing for 95 cents.

4:05 PM  

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