The first edition of this great read was published by Houghton Mifflin Company in 2003. It was 291 pages long, and the original retail price was $24.00. The first edition identification criteria are as follows: Copyright page has full number line "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1". Boards are white with tan cloth spine. Back of dust jacket has three reviews - New York Times, Newsweek, and Los Angelese Times Book Review. Back dust jacket flap has photo and short bio of the author.
Picture of the 2003 first edition dust jacket for The Namesake.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for The Namesake.
Picture of dust jacket where original $24.00 price is found for The Namesake.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The Namesake.
Picture of the first edition Houghton Mifflin Company boards for The Namesake.
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of The Namesake.
Picture of the first edition title page for The Namesake.
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