Harry Potter mania strikes adults, too

Harry Potter book ready for shipping
Boxes containing copies of the new book "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" are prepared for shipment at an Amazon.com fulfillment center in Nevada. Amazon is preparing nearly 1.2 million copies to be shipped on the book's release date, July 21.
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The seventh and final Harry Potter book will be released 12:01 a.m. this coming Saturday. Thousands of people are expected to wait in line at Minnesota bookstores to get their copy of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows." Morning Edition arts commentator Dominic Papatola understands why.

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