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Old 01-09-2013, 09:39 AM   #511
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I am looking for the Memoirs of Lee Kuan Yew vol 2 From Third to First World: The Singapore History 1965-2000, by Lee Kuan Yew.

Please help. Many many thanks.

P/S: I'm not sure if this thread is still for requesting and begging as its title, because you all seem to be discussing but I'm looking for the ebook in vain
Available on Amazon - You can ask them to consider kindleising it !
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Old 01-09-2013, 09:08 PM   #512
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@Doitsu, ah, ok, I understand. (I only looked at it in Sigil, shame on me) I think maybe the image display problem is because they don't "max-width" the illustrations.
I will take a try at this one, it looks like a fun project. But it will be a few weeks before I get to it, hope that's ok.
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I will take a try at this one, it looks like a fun project. But it will be a few weeks before I get to it, hope that's ok.
Great! I'm looking forward to seeing it in the MR library some day.
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I sincerely hope that this book is in the public domain, since the penalty for requesting copyrighted works is of course an immediate ban.
(Unless, I hope, the copyright status of the book is a surprise to the requester for reasons that become immediately apparent (e.g., date of the translation or edition as opposed that of the work itself).)
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(Unless, I hope, the copyright status of the book is a surprise to the requester for reasons that become immediately apparent (e.g., date of the translation or edition as opposed that of the work itself).)
Seeing at the title of the book seems to contain dates that are not that long ago, unless this book was release under some form of creative commons license or release as puplic domain. I suspect the requester could be about to upset Harry.
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Seeing at the title of the book seems to contain dates that are not that long ago, unless this book was release under some form of creative commons license or release as puplic domain. I suspect the requester could be about to upset Harry.
I hadn't intended to talk about our friend who's posted once and made a questionable request. I only meant to confirm what I felt to be reasonable leeway re the banning policy Harry mentioned.
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Well lets hope he did make a mistake. If he comes back for a second post, we might find out.
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Well lets hope he did make a mistake. If he comes back for a second post, we might find out.

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Out of Africa

I recently read that Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen, nee Karen Blixen, is in the Public Domain as of January 1, 2013. If that is so, I would be interested in seeing that book.

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Actually, she was "née" Karen Dinesen, "Isak Dinesen" was her penname, and "Karen Blixen" her married name...
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U.S. Was that not applicable here?!

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U.S. Was that not applicable here?!

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No work that's currently in copyright in the US comes into the public domain until 1st January 2019.

Out of Africa was published in 1937. It won't be out of copyright in the US until 1st January 2033, just under twenty years time.

Coincidentally, that's the same as when it will come into the public domain in life+70 countries.
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No, absolutely not. You can, however, buy the e-book from Penguin Classics.
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