The first edition of this Oprah Book Club pick was published by Doubleday in 2000. It was 338 pages long, and the original retail price was $23.95. The first edition can be identified by the following criteria: FIRST EDITION is stated on copyright page below "September 2000" and above number line "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1". ISBN ends with "X". Dust jacket lacks the Oprah Seal on the front, and has a single blurb by Anita Shreve on the back.
Picture of the 2000 first edition dust jacket for Drowning Ruth.
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