The first edition of this popular book was published by Little, Brown and Company in 1997. It was 246 pages long, and the original retail price was $22.95. The first edition can be identified by the following criteria: FIRST EDITION is stated on the copyright page with number line "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1".
Picture of the 1997 first edition dust jacket for The Weight of Water.
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