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Š 2008 Book Publishers Northwest

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Book Publishers Northwest is a professional trade organization representing the Northwest book publishing community since 1975. For more information on the organization, visit

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PUBLISHERS The following publishers are 2008 members of Book Publishers Northwest. These independent publishers provide both fiction and nonfiction titles as diverse and beautiful as the Northwest. Visit their websites or check out their books at bookstores near you.

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74TH STREET PRODUCTIONS 350 N. 74th Street Seattle, WA 98103 E-mail: Website: 74th Street books are available to the trade through Partners/West, Baker & Taylor, Follet, and Brodart. Titles can also be ordered from the publisher. The company publishes books of high literary and artistic quality, of appeal to children and adults, related to the performing and literary arts.

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ADOXOGRAPHY BOOKS PO Box 11607 Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 E-mail: adoxographybooks@gmailcom Website: Publishing literary fiction, nonfiction, juvenile and young adult.

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ANANSE PRESS 1504 32nd Ave S Seattle, WA 98144 E-mail: Publisher of nonfiction works of history and culture.

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BASHO PRESS 10924 Mukilteo Speedway #222 Mukilteo, WA 98275 E-mail: Website: Gift books and poetry books including David Ash's Haiku for Life速 series.

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BENNETT-HASTINGS PUBLISHERS 7326 15th Avenue N.W Seattle, WA 98117 E-mail: Publishing independent authors in the Pacific Northwest. Book design, cover design, printing, distribution set up and promotion. For a list of titles visit: Distributors (varies by title): Partners West, Ingram, Amazon See also Bennett-Hastings’ listing under Services for Publishers.

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BIG RIVER PRESS PO Box 371 Seattle, WA 98326 E-mail: Website: Publisher of literary fiction and creative nonfiction.

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BOOK PUBLISHERS NETWORK PO Box 2256 Bothell, WA 98041 E-mail: “Changing the World One Book at a Time”

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BRIGHT RING PUBLISHING, INC PO Box 31338 Bellingham, WA 98228 E-mail: Website: Publishing provides books for teachers, parents & children on art, art projects and art activities including the series Bright Ideas for Learning.

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POB 2635 Bellingham, WA 98227 E-mail: Website: Publisher of An American Sin

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CASCADE PUBLICATIONS 11154 NW Pioneer Rd Seabeck, WA 98380 E-mail: Website:

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CLEAR CREEK PUBLICATIONS 16212 Bothell Everett Hwy #F151 Mill Creek, WA 98012 E-mail: Website: We are a fresh new company that is dedicated to bringing exciting outdoors adventure stories to the marketplace.

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COUNTERBALANCE BOOKS PO Box 876 Duvall, WA 98019 E-mail: Website: Publisher of non-fiction, fiction, poetry, memoirs, children's. Through Z-N Enterprises, provides literate designs (;

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DENIM BOOKS 16410 85th St NE #D (Box 441) Lake Stevens, WA 98258 E-mail:

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DETOUR FARM PO Box 1352 Walla Walla, WA 99362 E-mail: Website: Publisher of books, CDs, and articles by Sam McLeod.

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DISCOVERY BAY BOOKS 2023 E Sims Way #275 Port Townsend, WA 98368 E-mail: Website: or Discovery Bay Books is an independent publisher committed to suppport personal and professional growth, inspiration, and discovery. We are located in Port Townsend, WA.

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DISPATCH TRAVELS PO Box 16102 Seattle, WA 98116 E-mail: Website: Dispatch Travels is the publisher of Wanderlust and Lipstick series for women including The Essential Guide for Women Traveling Solo and For Women Traveling to India.

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DOGWISE PUBLISHING 701B Poplar Wenatchee, WA 98807 E-mail: Website: Focus on creating humane, understandable and scientifically sound books for people who work with, live with or care about dogs.

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DUNAMIS HOUSE 19801 SE 123 St Issaquah, WA 98027 E-mail: Titles available to the trade through Baker & Taylor, Partners/West, Mountain ‘n Air, Peregrine, and Alpenbooks. Dunamis House is a small publishing house with four titles: two regional books about Mount Rainier, one senior title How to Dispose of Your Stuff - Heavenly Uses for Earthly Goods, and one marketing text, 365 Ways to Market Your Christian Book - Specific People, Places and Plans.

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EPICENTER PRESS INC. PO Box 82368, Kenmore Station Kenmore, WA 98028 E-mail: Phone 425-485-6822 or fax 425-481-8243. Websites:,, Epicenter is primarily a regional trade publisher of books about Alaska. Epicenter’s subsidiary, Aftershocks Media, works in joint ventures with nonprofits and schools as well as private corporations, other publishers, and individuals to produce attractive, professional books for all purposes. Aftershock’s services BPNW Members 2008 page 25

include design, editing, indexing, map-making, marketing, publicity, consulting, and website development.

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ERICSON DOROW INC 1607 2nd Ave N Seattle, WA 98109 E-mail: Website: Publisher of Popping the Question, Seattle Style by Emerson Robbins.

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EYE-SCAPES 4233 Thackery Place NE Seattle, WA 98105 E-mail: Photography of the iris of the eye as art

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GREEN ELMS PO Box 15186 Seattle, WA WA 98115 E-mail: Website:, Money Sucks! gives essential financial information in a concise, easy-to-read, and fun book, with cartoon panels to lighten the subject. Increased financial literacy is a passion of Green Elms Press. Now printing 2nd Edition.

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HANDS ON BOOKS 1117 Lenora Ct. Bellingham, WA 98225 E-mail: Books demonstrate to children and adults how to construct a notched wood playhouse.

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HIS WORK CHRISTIAN PUBLISHING PO Box 5732 Ketchikan , AK 99901 E-mail: Website: Publisher of Fine Christian books written by authors all over the United States and abroad.

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HOPEACE PRESS U.S. Contact: Janey Bennett (see also Bennett in Services for Publishers) Website: Publisher of The Pale Surface of Things (ISBN 978-0-9734007-2-4)

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IDYLL ARBOR 39129 264th Ave SE Enumclaw, WA 98022. E-mail: Website: Bookstores can order through Ingram and Baker & Taylor. Idyll Arbor publishes health care information for practitioners and consumers. We cover recreational therapists, activity professionals, and specific issues for consumers, including alcoholism and dentistry. Other imprints: Issues Press reports on difficult societal issues including sex offenders. Pine Winds studies the Life Force (chi) in martial arts and the paranormal. BPNW Members 2008 page 33

ILLUMINATION ARTS PO Box 1865 Bellevue, WA 98009 E-mail: Website: Publishes inspiring children picture books.

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IMPASSIO PRESS PO Box 31905 Seattle, WA 98103 E-mail: Website: Impassio is a literary press publishing a variety of fragmentary writings and a mix of genres, including journals, diaries, notebooks; letters; aphorisms; and short prose pieces.

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INNATE HEALTH PUBLISHING 1229 Madison St #1220 Seattle, WA 98104 E-mail: Website: Publisher of The Irritable Bowel Syndrome Solution and How to Know When Wheat Is Bad For You.

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INSIDE OUT PUBLISHING PO Box 1447 Eagle, ID 83616 E-mail: InsideOut publishes spiritual, self-help, progressive and creative literary work.

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KABRICH 9123 25th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98115 E-mail:

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KEARNEY STREET BOOKS PO Box 2021 Bellingham, WA 98227 E-mail: Available to the trade through Partners/West or contact directly through email. We publish books written by or about music and musicians. Books that rock! Also, we run Tarragon Books, NW fusion fiction.

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LA FAMILIA 117 Prefontaine Place S Seattle, WA 98104 E-mail: Website: Small press dedicated to literature that inspires

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MARCO POLO FOUNDATION 1501 17th Ave, Suite 1010 Seattle, WA 98122 E-mail: The Marco Polo Odyssey is the exciting, enchanting, enticing story of how the author became the first person to retrace Marco Polo's footsteps in a 13,000 mile journey.

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CLARE MEEKER 8035 SE 33rd Place #1 Mercer Island, WA 98040 E-mail: Website: Children's book author.

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METACREATIVE PRESS 15329 SE 49th Place Bellevue, WA 98006 E-mail: Website: Publisher of books that address creativity, spirituality, energetic wellbeing, and transformation. This is a new publishing business with two titles in the works: Joyous Child, Joyous Parent: 60 Powerful Ways to Have More Fun and Joy with Your Child and Licensed to Drive: Making Sound Decisions Second Nature.

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MOTHER LOVE PUBLISHING PO Box 1547 Mukilteo, WA 98275 E-mail: This is a newly-established company with one title and a second book in the works. First book is award-winning 50 Ways to Leave Your Mother, a humorous gift book for kids moving out on their own.

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OCTOBER MIST PUBLISHING PO Box 70809 Seattle, WA 98127 E-mail: Website: An independent publisher of personal finance and self-help books including Debt is Slavery: and 9 Other Things I Wish My Dad Had Taught Me About Money.

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ORION/WELLSPRING PUBLISHING 20 Blaine Street Seattle, WA 98109 Publishes titles in the areas of health and wellness, business performance, and emerging science.

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PANGEAN SUN 36631 SE Fall City-Snoqualmie Rd Fall City, WA 98024 E-mail: Website: Established in 2002, Pangean Sun has turned from computer science to novels. Splinters to Love is available to the trade via Baker & Taylor.

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PARENTING PRESS, INC. PO Box 75267 Seattle, WA 98125 E-mail: Website: Publishes books for parents and children and those who work with them. Topics include parenting skills for adults, social skills, emotional literacy, abuse prevention, and problem solving how-to for children ages 2 to 12 years.

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PENCHANT PRESS INTERNATIONAL 1752 N.W. Market Street #310 Seattle, WA. 98107 Website: Phone: (206) 499-1006 We publish books about boating, travel and animals. We also write private biographies. Our current popular book, now in its second edition is: Doggy on Deck - Life at Sea With a Salty Dog: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know Before Cruising with Fido 978-0-9724960-2-5 2007 $18.95 resale

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PENTODE PRESS 800 5th Avenue #101-147 Seattle, WA 98104 E-mail: Website: Pentode Press is a publisher of academic and technical books. Current titles focus on vacuum-tube electonics, science history, and European literature.

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PORT GAMBLE PUBLISHING PO Box 582 Eastsound, WA 98245 E-mail: Website: Publisher of The Fisherman's Quilt by Margaret Doyle.

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PUN & OINK GRAPHICS PO Box 1163 Maple Valley, WA 98038 E-mail: Website: Publishes comedy mystery series Cattle Capers. Also provides humorous illustrations by Dawn Kravagna.

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RACONTEURS PRESS LLC 1425 Broadway, #443 Seattle, WA 98122 E-mail and contact information can be found at Raconteurs Press is an independent publisher of unique books and cards on wine and travel topics.

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RASTON PUBLISHING 1752 NW Market Street, #108 Seattle, WA 98107 E-mail: Website: Software books that cut to the chase. We get it.

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RIVENDELL PUBLISHING NW 7725 1st Avenue NE Seattle, WA 98115 E-mail: Publishes adventure travel books including The Gentleman from Finland.

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ROSE ALLEY PRESS 4203 Brooklyn Ave NE,#103A Seattle, WA 98105 E-mail: Website: Primarily publishes books of rhymed metrical poetry and booklets about writing and publishing.

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SLAVE TO HER PETS 1502 Thorndyke Ave W Seattle, WA 98199 E-mail: Cartoonist, writer, editor, and self-publisher.

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SOUTH SLOPE PRODUCTIONS 9311 SE 36th Street #108 Mercer Island, WA 98040 E-mail: Website: South Slope Productions publishes wine tour guidebooks.

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STAGGER LEE BOOKS Box 442, 7558 W. Thunderbird #1 Peoria , AZ 85381 E-mail: Website: Book publisher with four titles including a novel based in Oregon.

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STONELEIGH PRESS 2929 1st Ave #1214 Seattle, WA 98121 E-mail: Website: Independent publisher of the Annie Series about “a girl who's got what it takes.”

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SUNDIAL PRESS 14211-119th PL NE Kirkland, WA 98034 E-mail: We edit, coach writers, provide resources, and publish both fiction and nonfiction books.

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THISTLE PRESS PO Box 732 Bellevue, WA 98009 E-mail: Website: Founded in 1989, Thistle Press publishes guide books for the Seattle area. Books include: The Pocket Guide to Seattle and Surrounding Areas, Urban Walks, 23 Walks through Seattle’s Parks and Neighborhoods, Seattle’s Totem Poles, and The Pioneers of Lake View. All books include maps and suggestions for self-guided walking tours.

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TIMEBRIDGES PUBLISHERS LLC 4242 Sunset Beach Drive NW Olympia, WA 98502 Website: Publishers of regional history and award winning historical fiction. New in 2008: Cama Beach: A Guide and a History: How a Unique State Park was Created from a Family Fishing Resort and a Native American Camping Sit.

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DOROTHY VAN SOEST 7752 19th Avenue NE Seattle, WA 98115 E-mail:

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VITAL SELF INC 545 Rainer Blvd N #6 Issaquah, WA 98027 E-mail: Website: Self-published author & micro publisher.

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WHITEHORN PRESS LLC PO Box 1895 Maple Fall, WA 98266 E-mail: Website: Whitehorn Press is an author-owned small press launched in 2008. Our first publication will be A Year in the Foothills by Susan Colleen Browne in 2008.

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SERVICES FOR PUBLISHERS Book Publishers Northwest’s service members provide support for small and independent publishers. Whether you are looking for a printer, an editor, a graphic artists, or a new way to market your work, check this section.

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JANEY BENNETT, AUTHOR/PROOFREADER 1225 E Sunset Dr., Suite 145 Bellingham, WA 98226 E-mail: Proofreading of press-ready book manuscripts, brochures and other materials.

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BENNETT-HASTINGS PUBLISHERS 7326 15th Avenue N.W Seattle, WA 98117 E-mail: Preparing manuscripts for publication: layout, editing, design services. Shopping for best fit publishing package, promotion and distribution services.

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SHERRILL CARLSON, EDITOR 510 Forsyth Lane, #406 Edmonds, WA 98020 E-mail: Editorial services

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COMMUNICATING WORDS & IMAGES 6542 52nd Ave S Seattle, WA 98119 E-mail: Over 30 years of experience in editing, design, and print production services for the discriminating client. Mac platform. Competitive rates. Quality product.

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EDWARDS BROTHERS INC 2500 S State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48104 E-mail: Website: Edwards Brothers has been a "total print solution" for independent and trade publishers since 1893. With 3 state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and multiple digital printing service centers, EB offers "Life-of-Title" inventory management, top quality paperback and hardcover books in one and two-color text, fullcolor covers and jackets.

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HEALING PAGES Rosemary Jones PO Box 19575 Seattle, WA 98119 E-mail: for quote and availability. Consultant for small and large publishing projects.

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HERCULES FREIGHT 176 Snead Drive Fairfield Glade, TN 38558 E-mail: Website: Shipping LTL freight from printers and fulfillment houses.

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LEGACY CONSULTANTS 4914 NE 70th St Seattle, WA 98115 E-mail: Legacy Consultants writes and publishes personal and business histories. Also edits manuscripts and articles, and ghostwrites

nonfiction work

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MALLOY INC West Coast office: Cathy Strider 2410 Hidden Valley Dr Santa Rosa, CA 95404 E-mail: Website: Full service book manufacturing located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with West Coast representative Cathy Strider located in Santa Rosa, California. See website for more information.

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JENNIFER MCCORD ASSOCIATES LLC 3700 NE 178th St. Lake Forest Park, WA 98155 E-mail: Bringing ideas from inception to publication to the market is the company theme. It is a Publishing Management Consulting company that works with authors & publishers on editorial, marketing, distribution & sales. Co-founder of Publishing Institute at BCC.

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BOOKSELLERS ASSOCIATION (PNBA) 214 East 12th Ave. Eugene, OR 97401 E-mail: Website: Northwest trade association of independent booksellers, produces annual trade show in the fall for booksellers and librarians. See website for current programs.

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SEATTLE BOOK/ROSETTA SOLUTION 14151 Brownsville Hwy NE Poulsbo, WA 98370 E-mail: Website: Seattle Book Company helps experienced self-published authors and publishers. Using our patent pending, RosettaMachineT automated publishing system, we publish and achieve world-wide distribution of print and electronic editions. A Harcourt representative advises our board. Current publishing clients include Dan Poynter and DAW Books. Our parent company is Rosetta Solutions, Inc.

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THOMSON-SHORE 7300 W Joy Road Dexter, MI 48130 E-mail: Website: Thomson-Shore is a quality book manufacturer that believes in customer satisfaction. We offer complete bindery services and stateof-the-art electronics pre-press. Take a virtual tour of our facilities at

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Z-N ENTERPRISES PO Box 876 Duvall, WA 98019 Website: Z-N Enterprises provides editorial, design, and typographic services.

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Book Publishers Northwest is an affiliate of

INDEPENDENT BOOK PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION 627 Aviation Way Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 Website: Nonprofit trade association, representing more than 4,000 independent publishers throughout the U.S. & Canada. Assists in marketing to the trade (bookstores, libraries, reviewers, foreign rights buyers). Presents programs to educate the independent publisher, the largest being the Publishing University, three days prior to the BEA in the host city. Awards the Benjamin Franklin Awards to the best in publishing each year in late May or June. BPNW Members 2008 page 82

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