Gifting books on the kindle...

Jeff Francis™ jfrancis at
Wed Feb 2 11:38:38 PST 2011

  Here's one of many ways to deal with that:

On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 10:52 AM, Lyle Johnson <kk7p at> wrote:

> I've not tried it.
> One of the _/*big*/_ drawbacks to the Kindle is that you can't trade a
> book, sell a book or give away a book -- all things you can readily and
> easily do with a printed book.
> You can loan a Kindle book, but that only applies to books the publisher
> has specifically enabled for lending, and then there are lots of
> restrictions: the loan is for a 14-day period only, you must wait 7 days
> after loaning before you can loan it again, you must in in the United States
> to loan, etc.
> 73,
> Lyle KK7P
>  Has anybody tried this?   Does the resulting email just contain one of
>> those big long magic Amazon codes?   Would there be a better way for
>> the boss to use the company credit card to buy me ebooks?
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