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Title: Going...Going...Gone!: Successful Auctions for Non-Profit Institutions.
Author: Maureen Winter
Publisher: Target Funding Group
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The second edition of our book is due to the tremendous response to the original. Organizations all over the country have found it an "indispensable" aid to organizing an auction. In the years since 1992, we have utilized two new software products, AUCTIONOUT and Auction Maestro, developed half-day and daylong seminars and expanded our operations with on-site closing of 40 auctions in 20 months. The sum of all this experience is now being made available to you.
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