Sale Plans Won't Settle HM's Long Term Fate

November 2002
Book Publishing Report;11/4/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 43, p2
Trade Publication
Reports that Vivendi Universal plans to sell its Houghton Mifflin publishing unit. Implication of the planned sale on the business operations and survival of the publishing company.


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