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'Paterno' book sales drop off

Updated: October 6, 2012, 2:07 AM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

It was a New York Times best-seller for a month, but sales of "Paterno" have dropped off.

The book went on sale Aug. 21 and has only sold 29,000 copies, according to Nielsen Bookscan, which tracks sales in all outlets except Walmart.

In the first week alone, 11,439 copies of the biography of former Penn State coach Joe Paterno, written by Joe Posnanski, were sold, according to Nielsen. But the second week saw a 42 percent drop in sales to only 6,623 copies sold.

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