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Developer Guide (API Version 2013-08-01)

Power Search Keywords

Power search queries are created with one or more keyword:value pairs. You can use the following keywords in power searches.

Keyword Description
after

Restricts the results to books published after a specified date. This keyword is used with pubdate.

For example, pubdate:after 2006.

ASIN An alphanumeric token that uniquely identifies a book.
author Author name.
author-begins Author name begins with this value.
author-exact Author name matches this exact value.
binding Search for a specified binding. Values for binding include abridged and large print.
during

Search for books that were published during a specified time period. This keyword is used with pubdate.

For example, pubdate:during 2006.

EISBN Electronic International Standard Book Number.
ISBN International Standard Book Number.
keywords Words found in the title or description.
keywords-begin Search for words that begin with this value.
language Language in which the book is written.
pubdate Publication date.
publisher Publisher name.
subject Search for a specified word in the subject description.
subject-begins Search for a subject description that begins with this word.
subject-words-begin Search for a subject description that begins with these words.
title Book title.
title-begins

Book title matches an exact value.

For example, title-begins:"I" might return the I, Robot book, but it will not return the book, Isabel.

title-words-begin Book title begins with this word.