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Old Jun 6 2006, 07:37 AM   #1
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Went to Goodwill yesterday to drop off my <final> load of stuff before I finally get down to L'ville for good.

Of course I had to go in. Of course I headed straight for the books. So I'm browsing, and darned if I don't come across the trade paperback of Eragorn. So I snatch it up.

So I'm looking and looking, find a few more books, and lo and behold! A hardcover version of Eldest, which I think is the second in the series?

Haven't read them yet, have been meaning to buy them, so SQUEEEEEEEEE.

At $1 for the trade PB and $1.50 for the hardcover, I think I may have done pretty well.

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Old Jun 6 2006, 07:46 AM   #2
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Well found!
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Old Jun 6 2006, 03:03 PM   #3
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That is an excellent buy! You have some great reading ahead of you! I just found they are making movie of Eragon that is coming out in December.
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Old Jun 6 2006, 11:35 PM   #4
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Superb hunting, Shalyn!!! Good on you!
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Old Jun 8 2006, 05:37 PM   #5
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Shalyn, Great find for you, I keep meaning to read those books, but haven't gotten around to it as of yet. Enjoy them, and your new town.
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