[bksvol-discuss] Re: Good to Great

  • From: "siss52" <siss52@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2007 20:51:32 -0500

Well, Jim is a diminutive of James.  Could they be the same author?  <smile>

Sue S.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Grandma Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, October 19, 2007 8:34 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Good to Great



There are many more differences between the two books
than the title.

Michael, FYI--even though you're not a member, you can
click on the title and get a little more info about
the book or books. smile

I didn't find, on Amazon or in my three different
library catalogs, any book entitled From Good to
Great. Just Good to Great, and that under the
authorship of Jim Collins--nothing under James
Collins--well, one book that seems to have similar
content.

Your book on bookshare has 316 pages. The other one
only has 156 pages, so something is wrong. Good to
Great on Amazon has 300 pages.

It sounds as if your book should replace the other one
in the collection, but that your title should be Good
to Great--and, perhaps, have the subtitle--at least it
does on Amazon. I see Jim Pardee submitted the first
one; maybe he can explain.

Cindy

--- Michael Sestak <mlsestak@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> In a different but related vein, I recently noticed
> that a book that I recently validated and that was
> already in the collection (I don't remember it being
> listed as BSO when I validated it and I think I
> checked the catalog and didn't find it).  The copy I
> validated has the title From Good to Great by James
> Collins.  The copy that was already there had the
> subtitle added to the title and no From, so it is
> Good to Great, Why some companies make the leap and
> others do not.  I'm pretty sure these are the same
> book.  Since I am not a member I cannot check which
> might be the better copy, but the official rating of
> the older copy says Good and I am sure mine is
> excellent *grin*.  Any suggestions what to do...
>
> Misha
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Jamie Yates <jamieyates@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: Bookshare Volunteers
> <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, October 18, 2007 4:44:15 PM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Titles/Degrees in the
> author field
>
>
> Monica mentioned this earlier this month but here is
> an example of one that slipped through with a degree
> in the author's name, and as a result, shows up as a
> separate author:
>
> Books by B.s.M
> Here is a list of our books by "B.s.M". There is 1
> book by this author in our collection.
> These are books 1 through 1 of 1.
>
>
>
> What To Expect the First Year, Second Editionby
> Heidi Murkoff, Arlene Eisenberg, Sandee Hathaway,
> B.s.M
>
>
>
> Jamie in Michigan
> Currently Reading - Foul Play - Tori Carrington
> If you broke it, lost it, need it cheap or just
> can't find it anywhere else, find it at eBay!


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