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Pre-order vs Buy June 19, 2010

Posted by CK in Internet.

This last Thursday, the 17th of June 2010, I received an email by Amazon, recommending a photography book.

Looking at the respective book page, I saw that it would be available on June 21 (this Monday), but I could pre-order:

This is a new book (i.e. not a new edition), published (according to Amazon book details) on June the 30th:

Everything fine up to here. But then, I saw this:

I assume this refers to pre-orders; however the latter can be cancelled any time up to delivery, so they can only be considered tentative. Am I the only one who finds this misleading?



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