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How much did community college earn from $152k Haridopolos book? $488

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After Senate President Mike Haridopolos recently said his unusual book deal with Brevard Community College would earn the school some money, the liberal group Progress Florida took that as a challenge. It asked Brevard how much revenue has been produced by Florida Legislative History and Processes. Grand total: $487.90.

That leaves about $151,512 left before Haridopolos book pays off.

Here's the email:

From: Eskicirak, Pinar [mailto:eskicirakp@brevardcc.edu]
Sent: Tuesday, June 21, 2011 7:43 AM
To: Jon Bleyer, Progress Florida
Cc: Junco, Kate
Subject: RE: Information request re "Florida Legislative History and Processes"
 
Hi Jon,
 
The total number of books sold as of today is 70 and the total royalties awarded to Brevard Community College is $487.90. We receive 70 percent of the sale price through Amazon Kindle after a $0.03 delivery cost per book is deducted.
 
Thank you,
 
Pinar Eskicirak

Budget Coordinator/Office Manager
Marketing and Media Relations
Brevard Community College
 

--Marc Caputo

[Last modified: Monday, June 27, 2011 11:02am]

    

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