Mel Gibson Movie Propels The Da Vinci Code to New Heights

March 2004
Book Publishing Report;3/15/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p1
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Reports that the box-office success of director Mel Gibson's film "The Passion of the Christ" is driving sales of Dan Brown's hit novel "The Da Vinci Code" to new heights in the U.S. and globally in 2004. Impact of the success of the controversial Gibson film on public interest for books dealing with religion; Return to the top spot of the "New York Times" fiction hardcover bestseller list for "The Da Vinci Code" in March 2004; Implications on book publishing and motion pictures.


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