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       fetch-ebook-metadata - fetch-ebook-metadata

          fetch-ebook-metadata [options]

       Fetch  book  metadata from online sources. You must specify at least one of title, authors
       or ISBN.

       Whenever you pass arguments to fetch-ebook-metadata that have spaces in them, enclose  the
       arguments in quotation marks. For example: "/some path/with spaces"


       --allowed-plugin, -p
              Specify  the  name  of  a metadata download plugin to use. By default, all metadata
              plugins will be used. Can be specified multiple times  for  multiple  plugins.  All
              plugin   names:   Google,  Google  Images,,  Edelweiss,  Open  Library,
              Overdrive, Douban Books,, Big Book Search

       --authors, -a
              Book author(s)

       --cover, -c
              Specify a filename. The cover, if available, will be  saved  to  it.  Without  this
              option, no cover will be downloaded.

       --help, -h
              show this help message and exit

       --identifier, -I
              Identifiers  such  as  ASIN/goodreads  id  etc. Can be specified multiple times for
              multiple identifiers. For example: --identifier asin:B0082BAJA0

       --isbn, -i
              Book ISBN

       --opf, -o
              Output the metadata in OPF format instead of human readable text.

       --timeout, -d
              Timeout in seconds. Default is 30

       --title, -t
              Book title

       --verbose, -v
              Print the log to the console (stderr)

              show program's version number and exit


       Kovid Goyal


       Kovid Goyal