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Bidding War for Barack Obama's Book on eBay

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Why would a book sell for almost $300 on the Internet when it will be in stores next week for $30? That's happened to Dreams from My Father, the memoir for Illinois Democratic Senate candidate Barack Obama, a rising star on the national political scene. NPR's Noah Adams talks with a bidder in an eBay auction for the book about why she's willing to pay such a premium price.

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