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27Info regarding nomination

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  • Trish Lewis
    Dec 6, 1998

      I'll let you know more when I finish, but here's some preliminary things
      I can tell you right now:

      Full Title: "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"
      Author: J.K. Rowling
      Publication: October 1998
      Publisher: Scholastic Press
      Opening Line: "Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four, Privet
      Drive, were proud to say that they were
      perfectly normal, thank you very much."
      Synopsis on flyleaf: "Harry potter has never been the star of a
      Quidditch team, scoring points while riding a broom far above the
      ground. He knows no spells, has never helped to hatch a dragon, and has
      never worn a cloak of invisibility. All he knows is a miserable life
      with the Dursleys, his horrible aunt and uncle, and their abominable
      son, Dudley--a great big swollen spoiled bully. Harry's room is a tiny
      closet at the foot of the stairs, and he hasn't had a birthday party in
      eleven years. But all that is about to change when a mysterious letter
      arrives by owl messenger: a letter with an invitation to an incredible
      place that Harry--and anyone who reads about him--will find
      unforgettable. For it's there that he finds not only friends, aerial
      sports, and magic in everything from alsses to meals, but a great
      destiny that's been waiting for him...if Harry can survive the
      One Review: "Harry Potter could assume the same near-legencary status
      as Roald Dahl's Charlie, of chocolate factory fame."
      Online Reviews (Book Reviews and Customers):

      >Trish, how about more details? For nomination info, what's the
      >publication date (ie, it needs to be 1998) and publisher? And what's
      >the book about?
      >(You can wait till you've finished to answer that one.....)
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