The first edition of this National Book Award winner was published by Harper and Row in 1980. It was 229 pages long, and the original retail price was $9.95. The first edition can be identified by the following criteria: FIRST EDITION is stated on the copyright page along with full number line 80 81 82 83 84 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Boards are brown cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Endpapers are brown. Dust jacket has no reviews.
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