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Potter V breaking records

by on Jun.23, 2003, under General News

Heard this on the radio first, but now its online. Scholastic, Inc., the U.S. publisher of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is estimating that 5 million copies of the book were sold on the first day (last Saturday) to consumers. Amazon.com shipped out a million copies alone the first day (our arrived by the afternoon), Barnes and Noble says they sold another million after 48 hours – 5 days earlier than expected – and Borders sold another 750,000 the first day. Now I have to pry it from my wife’s hands just to get a look…



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