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may also print out an order
form and fax it to 1.800.621.8476 in the United States or 773.702.7212
for international orders. Mail the order form to:
Temple University Press
c/o Chicago Distribution Center
11030 South Langley Avenue;
Chicago, IL 60628
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How do I request a copy
of a book to review?
All of our books are available for media review. Please fill out
Copy Request Form. You may also fax a request on company letterhead
to 215.926.2141, attention to the Publicity Manager. If we're unfamiliar
with your publication, we will ask for a sample copy. Questions
about publicity should be directed to Gary
I'm interested in one
of your books for a class I teach. May I have an examination copy?
We invite you to write on departmental letterhead for an examination
copy of any paperback title you wish to consider for course adoption.
Please state course title, semester, and projected enrollment. Paperback
examination copies are available for a $10.00 per title non-refundable
For a trial period, digital examination copies are available at no charge. To request a digital examination copy, please email the course title, semester and projected enrollment to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For desk copies, please provide course ID, projected
enrollment, semester class will be taught, and the name of the bookstore
that will be placing the order. Please email the Marketing
Director for details on hardcover books
for course use.
I'm using one of your
books for a class I teach, but haven't received my desk copy. What
should I do?
Please email Barry
Adams in the business department.
I'm having problems with
my order. Who should I contact?
Baker in customer service at 215.926.2140 or call 1.800.621.8476
to speak with a Chicago Distribution Center representative.
Is it possible to contact
the author of one of your books?
We don't give out personal information about our authors, but if
you send your request to the Marketing Department, Gary Kramer will forward your message to the author.
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reprinted, indicating any edits, must be included in your request.
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previous use of the material.