America Online and Doubleday are teaming for the first ever launch of a major novel online. AOL users will get first dibs on excerpts of John Grisham's new novel, "The Partner," starting on Wednesday. AOL's "Book Report" area will present the first two chapters of the Grisham book and host an online chat with the author. Doubleday will provide the first two chapters of the book to online retailers for use in promoting the book.
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