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9 Books That Began Life Self Published

Posted: 10/04/11 03:51 PM ET

Indie (aka self) publishing is hardly a new phenomena. And contrary to some, it is not code word for "not good enough." Want proof? Take a look at the nine titles featured in our slideshow. From modern blockbusters like "Rich Dad, Poor Dad" and "Eragon" to acclaimed masterpieces from authors including Walt Whitman and Leo Tolstoy, indie is just another way to get your work in front of readers.

"Rich Dad Poor Dad" by Robert Kiyosaki
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The first book in what would ultimately become a series pubbed under the Rich Dad Press imprint, "Rich Dad, Poor Dad" was subsequently published by Warner Books, a division of Hachette Book Group USA.
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You can find more indie at IndieReader, the essential guide to self published books and the people who write them.

 

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