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March 2005
Book Publishing Report;3/21/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p5
Trade Publication
Reports developments in the U.S. book industry. Revenue of Random House Children's Books company in 2004; Business reorganization of Viacom Inc.; Release of bestselling electronic books by eReader.COM company.


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