Kirkus bought by new partnership

St. Lifer, Evan; Rogers, Michael
October 1993
Library Journal;10/1/1993, Vol. 118 Issue 16, p22
Trade Publication
States that Kirkus Reviews, the book review publication and service, has been purchased by Kirkus Associates, LP, a Boston-based limited partnership formed for the purpose of the acquisition. Brief details.


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