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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Riverhead Books
Publication date October 4, 2005
Pages 323
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781594481789
ISBN-10 1594481784
Dimensions 1 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $16.95
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

Now a major motion picture from Touchstone Pictures.

Rob is a pop music junkie who runs his own semi-failing record store. His girlfriend, Laura, has just left him for the guy upstairs, and Rob is both miserable and relieved. After all, could he have spent his life with someone who has a bad record collection? Rob seeks refuge in the company of the offbeat clerks at his store, who endlessly review their top five films (Reservoir Dogs...); top five Elvis Costello songs ("Alison"...); top five episodes of Cheers (the one where Woody sang his stupid song to Kelly...). Rob tries dating a singer whose rendition of "Baby, I Love Your Way" makes him cry. But maybe it's just that he's always wanted to sleep with someone who has a record contract. Then he sees Laura again. And Rob begins to think (awful as it sounds) that life as an episode of thirtysomething, with all the kids and marriages and barbecues and k.d. lang CD's that this implies, might not be so bad.



Editions
Hardcover
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from Putnam Pub Group (September 1, 1995)
9781573220163 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $21.95
About: Follows the love affairs and belated growing up of a 'Generation X' pop music fanatic and record store owner
With Nick Hornby | from Orion Pub Co (April 13, 1995)
9780575057487 | details & prices | 256 pages | List price $23.15
Paperback
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The price comparison is for this edition
from Riverhead Books (October 4, 2005)
9781594481789 | details & prices | 323 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $16.95
About: Now a major motion picture from Touchstone Pictures.
With Nick Hornby | from Penguin Uk (January 1, 2004)
9780241969908 | details & prices | List price $13.30
About: Is it possible to share your life with someone whose record collection is incompatible with your own?
With Nick Hornby | New edition from Gardners Books (October 5, 2000)
9780140293463 | details & prices | 256 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $13.40
About: Rob is good on music: he owns a small record shop and has strong views on what's decent and what isn't.
Mti edition from Riverhead Books (April 1, 2000)
9781573228213 | details & prices | 323 pages | 4.25 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $15.00
About: Follows the love affairs and belated growing up of a 'Generation X' pop music fanatic and record store owner
With Nick Hornby | New edition from Orion Pub Co (September 1, 1999)
9780752833897 | details & prices | List price $11.50
About: From the bestselling author of Funny Girl, About a Boy, and A Long Way Down, a wise and hilarious novel about love, heartbreak, and rock and roll.
from Riverhead Books (August 1, 1996)
9781573225519 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $16.00
About: Follows the love affairs and belated growing up of a 'Generation X' pop music fanatic and record store owner
Miscellaneous
Book cover for 9780786546916
 
from Putnam Pub Group (April 9, 2004)
9780786546916 | details & prices | List price $17.95

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