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message 1: by Vincent (new)

Vincent Berg (vincentberg) | 2 comments I need to unlink the old and newer versions of my book "Stranded In a Foreign Land". The OLD title of the book is "Stranded", and since it was created first, it's ALWAYS the cover used whenever this book is referenced. I'd like to separate the books so the correct (newer) cover and title show when someone looks up the book.

I'd previously linked the books, so I'm unable to unlink them as the book's author. The books are published with a variety of different ISBN and AISN references, the various IDs are listed below:

o 9781495445057
o 09781310395611
o B00J0M8AXI

Stranded in a Foreign Land
o 9781941498194
o 9781941498187
o 9781941498811
o 9781941498170

Thanks in advance for helping me with this. I appreciate the extra effort required to straighten this situation out.

message 2: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 45508 comments Mod
Goodreads does not separate old and revised edition of a work. However, as the author, you have the ability to change which edition of the book is the default, which will come up in searches by title and show on your author profile. Here's how:

message 3: by Vincent (new)

Vincent Berg (vincentberg) | 2 comments Thanks. That resolves my main complaint, while also preserving the earlier ratings and reviews. I continue learning something new all the time, despite having been doing this for some time.

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