EAN-139780803498419   EAN-13 barcode 9780803498419
Product NameLuke Dawson: Wells Fargo Gun (Avalon Western)
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHardcover
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ 0803498411
Price New35.01 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used0.14 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Width5.16 inches    (convert)
Height7.64 inches    (convert)
Weight11.2 ounces    (convert)
AuthorDenny Andrews
Page Count224
Long DescriptionEager to strike out on his own and create his own path, Luke Dawson leaves his life as a cowboy on his father s ranch. But unexpected events keep him from his trail, taking him in directions he never even imagined.
First, he must save Sing Loo, a Chinese laborer working on the railroad near the Dawsons Circle D ranch. In appreciation, Sing Loo teaches Luke the art of hand-to-hand combat. Luke is forced to use both his fists and his guns when the Circle D becomes embroiled in a range war with the neighboring Bar H ranch.
Luke, Sing Loo and the other Circle D hands take the fight into Bar H territory, and, in their battles, Luke earns a reputation as a first-rate gunslinger. Wells Fargo agents in nearby Dodge City hear of Luke s exploits and offer him a job as a Special Agent another adventure which is sure to test his skills and his mettle.
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ISBN stands for International Standard Book Number. Originally this was a 10 digit number known as ISBN-10, but has been replaced with a 13 digit version known as ISBN-13 (aka EAN-13) to better fit in with the industry standard product numbering system.

The ISBN system offers a unique numbering system for books and publications of various types. ISBN offers 9 identification digits for each book or publication and one check digit. ISBN-13 expands the available number set by doubling the available numbers. You might think that the extra three digits would more than double the available numbers but ISBN is limited within the EAN-13 numbering system and will always start with 978 or 979 as the first three digits, leaving only 9 more digits for the actual identification digits and again the last digit is the check digit.

Any ISBN-10 number can be converted to ISBN-13. Any ISBN-13 number that starts with 978 can be converted back to ISBN-10. ISBN-13 numbers that start with 979 cannot be converted to ISBN-10.

The conversion process from ISBN-10 to ISBN-13 is a rather simple one. Start with the first 9 digits of the ISBN-10 number, place 978 in front and calculate the new check digit using the standard EAN check digit calculation.

If you want to calculate the check digit for ISBN-10, that is done using a MOD-11 calculation that is very different than the EAN check digit process.


Look at the number above and below the barcode. You will see that except for the last digit in the ISBN number, all of the digits exist in the 13 digit version shown under the barcode right after the 978 and just before the new check digit of 5.

Now you can see how easy it is to convert between ISBN-10 and ISBN-13.