November 11th, 2010
06:39 PM ET

'Pedophile's guide' pulled from

The controversial e-book, "The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure" has been pulled from, a spokesman for the online retailer confirmed Thursday.

The self-published title's appearance on led to a public uproar and calls for a boycott of the site. As of late Wednesday, more than 2,000 users had left comments on the listing, nearly all of them condemning the site for selling the title.

The e-book's author, Phillip R. Greaves II, said he published the controversial tome to address what he considers unfair portrayals of pedophiles in the media.

When asked about the controversy, spokesman Drew Herdener would not respond.


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  1. Ginaration

    And to Ronald and Roger – stay on focus, you two – please. This is about pedophiles doing things to children. Stay on focus and save that energy for helping to put these guys where they should be.

    November 12, 2010 at 3:22 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Kevin

    Amazon should not be allowed to not answer why they allowed such a book on their website. It seems like they pulled it due to the backlash, but without them ever acknowledging that them allowing it in the first place was wrong. Boycott Amazon anyway

    November 13, 2010 at 12:37 am | Report abuse |
  3. kate green

    I will never make a purchase from amazon as long as I live. I recently stoped a co-worker from making a purchase on amazon today. This is not about freedom of speech this book is a treat to the most vonerable of citizens, it is a guide on how to hurt children and ruin thier lives, I belive everyone who purchased a copy should be investigeted. as for the author I dont have words to decribe how i feel about him, I just hope he doesnt cross paths with any children.

    November 13, 2010 at 11:11 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Blue

    Get a life people!

    November 17, 2010 at 10:28 am | Report abuse |
  5. Drew

    You've covered all ptonis to take better photos! To do all this, first of all we need to learn how to look and see the beauty and coolness around us.

    April 23, 2012 at 11:41 pm | Report abuse |
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