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Sherri | 48 comments This book, for some reason is uploaded as a study guide (which is ISBN 0673521362) I found the same info for the ISBN under However, I own a copy of this book. could you please correct / update the info? I verified the data with my copy of the text. Thank you!

Government In America: People, Politics and Policy (5th Edition)
Robert L Lineberry, George C Edwards III, Martin P Wattenberg
copyright 1991 by HarperCollins Publishers, Inc
All pertinent details are located at:

Also is a photo of the cover- hopefully you can access it with this link

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Z-squared | 8580 comments Amazon has that ISBN associated with the study guide here:

Not that Amazon is infallible -- quite the opposite -- but I want to get a second opinion. Since this record hasn't been shelved by any users, is it ok to go in and change it to match a user's book in hand?

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rivka | 43496 comments Mod
Since the Amazon record appears to be from a user, rather than a publisher, it is certainly suspect. With no users having shelved the record on GR, I vote for going ahead an editing to match user's book in hand (but please leave a change comment explaining).

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Z-squared | 8580 comments thanks rivka! changes made.

Sherri | 48 comments Good afternoon!
I appreciate you checking on this for me. However, I think things are still a little mixed up? My hard cover Textbook image is now attached to the paperback study guide. The goodreads ID for the hardcover text to be updated is 2781410.
Here is the openlibrary link again for the hard cover textbook ISBN 9780673521118 as well as OCLC WorldCat

To help further, below is a link for the info and cover on the paperback study guide so that can be updated as well, GoodReads Id 463622.

My textbook image is almost the duplicate image of the study guide.
the below link is a cover image and info for the study guide (ISBN 10: 0673521362)

Thanks for the help in straightening this out!

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Z-squared | 8580 comments Sherri, sorry for the confusion. The 'link to' feature for threads isn't always used correctly. When you mentioned ISBN 0673521362 in the body of your post, I thought that was the edition you wanted updated, not the one linked to at the top.

Should be all fixed now!

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