New Amazon feature: search on the full  OCT 23 2003

New Amazon feature: search on the full text of over 120,000 books. Wow!

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ak51 24 200311:51AM

Has anyone gotten this to work outside of the examples that Amazon provided? I tried searching for "sabermetrics" a term mentioned in Michael Lewis' Moneyball. Out of the 11 results returned, none were Moneyball. Suggestions?

dtetto31 24 2003 2:31PM

I read an entire Andre Dubus short story by searching for the last line of each third page. "Killings," by the way, on which "In the Bedroom" was based. Highly recommended.

Given that I was inputting exact quotes from the book, though, it always showed up startlingly low in the results.

This thread is closed to new comments. Thanks to everyone who responded.

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