I have a real copy of Rich Dad Poor Dad at home and loved the book. As a result, I went online to Amazon to order 5 more copies for my kids and a couple of friends. I was excited by the low cost of one of the options offered by Amazon, through "Booksellers". I ordered 5 books that looked and sounded identical to the Rich Dad Poor Dad copy that I had at home. When the books arrived, they were miniature versions, 2.5" X 3" in size. My wife had a good laugh. There was little information in them. The books were obviously made as a means to rip people off as they have no real value. I was charged $35.00 in shipping fees for these 5 miniature books that will end up in the garbage. Obviously this is not a book company I ordered from, but a courier company manufacturing very small books that look identical to the real thing but do not have the written material in them as they are so small. I hold Amazon responsible as they allow this company to sell product on their site. And I am sure Amazon takes a cut.
As a result, I will never use the Amazon website to order anything again, as it cannot be trusted. I will also let as many people as possible know that the site cannot be trusted. These were not real books, and the shipping charge was ridiculous. This was one major ripoff. Note that when I tried to rate "booksellers" online, I was not able to enter any comments. I just received a comment saying "thanks for your feedback". But I didn't give any!
I purchased 2 more Rich Dad Poor Dad books from the bookstore in my home town over the weekend. No more Amazon for me. And no more shipping charges.Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money-That the Poor and the Middle Class Do Not!