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Don't you think that's the case...?
With a lot of books.
If a person really likes a book, they're going to go
out and buy the hardcover.
Not only that. If you've got the money, to read
these great big books in paperback is a terrible and eye
You can't handle the book.
The book's too thick and the type's too small. When
you think what you pay to go see a movie these days or for
a dinner, if you've got the money, you can afford to pay
for a regular book.
Jim Michener, besides being a wonderful practitioner,
is a man who listens to editors very closely.... Now he and
Albert Erskine get along absolutely wonderfully. When Jim
finishes a book, he and Albert go through every page together;
and he's very open to suggestions. Any good
suggestion that Albert makes, Jim Michener embraces.
An ideal author.
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