After Growing From Gee Whiz To Mainstream Lightning Source Says It's Just Getting Started

Holt, Karen Jenkins
July 2002
Book Publishing Report;7/15/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 27, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the organizational change in book publisher Lightning Source Inc. Firm's promise to revolutionize publishing; Number of books printed by the firm; Corporate strategy.


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