Google Books' Biggest Screw-Up Danger??

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Sun Sep 9 20:40:22 UTC 2007

Oh, I didn't say it was easy. They clearly don't want to hear from anyone.  But after exercising my ingenuity to the red limit, I found the following address:

  inside-book-search at

  My e-mail was evidently delivered. A promising though not conclusive sign.


"Joel S. Berson" <Berson at ATT.NET> wrote:
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Poster: "Joel S. Berson"
Subject: Re: Google Books' Biggest Screw-Up Danger??

At 9/8/2007 07:31 PM, Jon L. wrote:
>To my dismay I have discovered yet another pitfall in Google Books.
> After the maddeningly familiar gap created by pages "not part of
> this book preview," a book by Deputy Soviet Foreign Minister A. Y.
> Vyshinsky entitled _The USSR and World Peace_
> (N.Y.: Ayer, 1949), suddenly becomes at p. 143, without even the
> warning of a new albeit hidden title page, a rather different book,
> _The Mind on the Wing_, by Herbert F. West, a collection of essays
> on books and book collecting.
> I have referred the matter to Google.

Jon, can you reveal to us your pathway in to Google? It seems to be
a one-way street straight from Mad. Ave. -- I haven't noticed any way
to send them mail.


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