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Re: Amazon.com

But is it actually a 30% discount when shipping is factored in?

At 04:16 PM 1/9/98 -0800, Kerrie Johnston wrote:
>         R Starr wrote to remind us that small bookstores need our
>business. But please remember that no matter how sympathetic we are
>some of us are on very tight budgets and simply can't afford to pay
>several times the price of something just to help out a store.  Amazon
>gives 30% discounts for new hardcover books. I honestly can't afford to
>buy them locally for full price if I can get a 30% discount online.
>Same w/ many other books. I honestly can't afford to spend 30% more
>just to help out a store. I'm unemployed & have financial problems of
>my own. And I suspect others are in the same situation sympathetic to
>the small bookstore but unable to pay 30% extra to help it when we have
>financial problems of our own.
>                              Love,
>                                Kerrie

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