China's Harry Potter Publisher Rushing Book to Stores in Race with Pirates

September 2003
Book Publishing Report;9/22/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 36, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on the move taken by the Chinese-language publisher of the 'Harry Potter' adventure to rush the book into stores ahead of schedule in hoping to block copyright pirates. Date of release; Total number of copies printed by the company; Reward offers for people who turn in the copyright pirates.


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