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message 1: by Hanna (new)

Hanna | 34 comments Hello--

Can someone please merge this page:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

with this page:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

These pages are for the same book/format, but the second page has more accurate metadata.

Thank you.


message 2: by Olivia (new)

Olivia (livka) | 7927 comments Hannah,
these editions can't be merged as they have different covers.


message 3: by Hanna (new)

Hanna | 34 comments Hi Olivia,

We recently updated the cover for this title. The one on this page is the correct cover.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...


If I update the cover on the other page, can they then be merged?


message 4: by Scott (new)

Scott | 24917 comments No, all covers are retained so that users can shelve the one they actually read.


message 5: by Hanna (new)

Hanna | 34 comments Even if that cover was never printed on a physical book? That is an old cover from Penguin Random House before we printed. It was then changed to the cover that is shown on

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

It seems misleading to keep this page separate when they are the same book. I'm also not even seeing the ASIN listed on the old page as a real ASIN.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...


message 6: by Scott (new)

Scott | 24917 comments Looks like someone tried to put an ISBN-13 in the ASIN field for some reason.

Did any e-copies, or advance copies go out with that cover?


message 7: by Hanna (new)

Hanna | 34 comments None that would have been distributed out-of-house.


message 8: by Scott (new)

Scott | 24917 comments But they do exist?


message 9: by Hanna (new)

Hanna | 34 comments Yes, but for internal use only. The page with the wrong cover has the wrong ISBN and outdated information. This cover was not distributed to the public, so I'm not sure why it should have its own separate page. It is the exact same book as that shown on the correct page.


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