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excerpt

a part or passage taken from a book, speech, play, etc., and considered on its own; extract
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Though Sebold's book was not initially marketed as one of the must read summer books, once seventeen excerpted it, the publishing house leveraged the positive response to booksellers which resulted in a huge pre-publication interest.
Tonia Triebwasser, excerpted from The Color of Grace: Thoughts from a Garden in a Dry Land; Revell, 2000)
Franklin Frazier's "The New Negro Middle Class," also excerpted from The New Negro Thirty Years Afterward, is a provocative essay on the emergent black middle class.
The action was so last-minute that Arkansas's 35,000-copy first printing was shipped to bookstores still carrying claims that the book had been excerpted in Esquire.