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Re: OT: Books (an Australian perspective)

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: OT: Books (an Australian perspective)
  • From: Ann Pearce <apearce@academy.net.au>
  • Date: Tue, 2 Dec 1997 07:52:17 -0700 (MST)

John I. Jones wrote:

>Certainly it is true that there are some elements of any database that
>are incorrect. However, I can tell you that in my experience with
>Amazon, they have been very good at knowing what they have available
>immediately and what may take longer. To the case in point, the
>Grosvenor book. When I ordered it the quoted delivery was 2-3 weeks. In
>checking just a few minutes ago, I noticed that it has been changed to
>"Not available yet." I imagine they are having a problem getting it from
>the distributor. I can't speculate on the causes, or what the
>motivations of the author/publisher/distributor might be, but they are
>updating at least this element of their database.

The local nursery I bought my copy of the Grosvenor book from are getting
their supplies direct from the author.  According to them, the first
printing has sold out, which may be the reason for the delay.

Ann Pearce (Adelaide, South Australia)

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