The first edition of this National Book Award winner was published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1991. It was 477 pages long, and the original retail price was $23.00. The first edition can be identified by the following criteria: FIRST EDITION is stated on the copyright page with no references to subsequent printings.
Picture of the 1991 first edition dust jacket for Mating.
This review copy slip indicates that the publication date for Mating was September 19, 1991.
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