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scott burgeson
(DrDystopia) - F

Locale: Upstate NY
Travel Light Eat Heavy on 05/08/2009 15:35:38 MDT Print View

Does anyone know where I can get a copy of this book? It is out of print and the author is no where to be found.

I have been searching for awhile and no one seems to have a copy.

How does copyright work for something that is out of print and unobtainable?

--scott

Laurie Ann March
(Laurie_Ann) - F

Locale: Ontario, Canada
out of print on 05/09/2009 12:08:54 MDT Print View

Just because a book is out of print does not mean that International Copyrights are no longer valid. As long as the author is alive the copyright is in place. Under current North American and International Copyright Law there is nothing stating that a work must be in print and available for sale in order for rights to still be valid.

Hope that helps.

You might want to try eBay or Amazon for a used copy of the work.

Robert Blean
(blean) - MLife

Locale: San Jose -- too far from Sierras
Re: Travel Light Eat Heavy on 05/09/2009 12:11:09 MDT Print View

Do you know the author and ISBN?

Laurie Ann March
(Laurie_Ann) - F

Locale: Ontario, Canada
Author on 05/09/2009 12:16:23 MDT Print View

The author was Backpacking Light member Bill McCartney. I just checked his profile to see if he had allowed for PM contact but that isn't the case.

The ISBN information is as follows...

ISBN-10: 0615129110
ISBN-13: 978-0615129112

Publisher was the Gray House Press. Give me a few minutes and I will see if Gray House is listed in my current copy of the Writer's Market.

Edited to add: Couldn't find a listing for them. Sorry - was worth a shot.

Edited by Laurie_Ann on 05/09/2009 12:18:10 MDT.

Michael Crosby
(djjmikie) - MLife

Locale: Ky
"Travel Light Eat Heavy" Found one on 05/10/2009 16:09:41 MDT Print View

I could only find this one to rent:

http://www.campusbookrentals.com/product.i?asin=0615129110

Kathleen Whalen-Burns
(rosierabbit) - M

Locale: Pacific Northwest
Travel Light Eat Heavy is back in print on 08/19/2009 15:23:44 MDT Print View

I just ordered a copy from a very nice woman who owns a bookstore in the home town where the author lives. She said it is a reprint of the first edition, and she just got them today. Price is $17.76 plus $1.50 handling, plus shipping (which is 2.38 to Washington) - total $21.64.

Deb Laslie
www.debsbookstore.com
Deb's Bookstore
207 3rd Street SW
Cullman, AL 35055
256-736-2622

Laurie Ann March
(Laurie_Ann) - F

Locale: Ontario, Canada
back in print on 08/19/2009 16:00:41 MDT Print View

That's awesome news Kathleen. I'll have to order a copy for my collection... after all, one can never have enough cookbooks.