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message 1: by C. (new)

C. | 34 comments I got this book as a Kindle freebie and am just getting ready to read it.When I searched for it here,the synopsis is only in French!

http://www.amazon.com/PESTILENCE-Ken-...

PESTILENCE [Kindle Edition]
Ken McClure (Author)
File Size: 1060 KB
Print Length: 380 pages
Publisher: Saltoun (December 29, 2010)
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
Language: English
ASIN: B004HIM7MU
Text-to-Speech: Enabled
X-Ray:
Enabled
Word Wise: Not Enabled
Lending: Enabled

Pestilence Hardcover – 1991
by KEN MCCLURE

Hardcover
Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD (1991)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 067171743X
ISBN-13: 978-0671717438
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.7 x 1.1 inches


message 2: by C. (last edited Jan 26, 2015 10:26AM) (new)

C. | 34 comments Helllll-oooo? Isn't anyone going to fix this on this site?

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8...

Pestilence by Ken McClure


message 3: by Arenda (new)

Arenda | 19997 comments The edition you linked is the French edition.
Your Kindle edition (which already has an English description) is here: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
Hardcover (also with English description): https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

Searching with ASIN or ISBN usually gives you the exact edition, where searching for title or author gives the most popular edition, which in this case happened to be a French edition.

I hope your questions are answered now. Feel free to ask if something is not clear.


message 4: by C. (new)

C. | 34 comments Arenda wrote: "The edition you linked is the French edition.
Your Kindle edition (which already has an English description) is here: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
Hardcover (also with En..."


Thank you. I ALWAYS do my book searches by title,as there is no way to know the ASIN or ISBN without going to Amazon first!


message 5: by Melanie♥ (new)

Melanie♥ (meliaann) | 47 comments C, If the edition that pulls up from the title search is not the one you have you should click on all editions and select the one you are reading.


message 6: by C. (last edited Jan 27, 2015 05:44AM) (new)

C. | 34 comments Melanie♥ wrote: "C, If the edition that pulls up from the title search is not the one you have you should click on
all editions
and select the one you are reading."


That makes sense,but I am quite sure that my first results for this title,gave me a coverless book with no other editions. That is why I was so surprised and frustrasted!

Have no idea why it now shows a cover and other editions!


message 7: by Kathy (new)

Kathy | 233 comments C., be aware that we're all volunteers here and there are millions upon millions of books to edit. We'll get to yours eventually; it just may take a while.


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