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Mating in Captivity: Sex, Lies and Domestic Bliss
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Robert (robertsbrown) | 137 comments This topic relates to the edition with ISBN 9780340943755.

The number of pages is 272. Also, the author's name is duplicated in the title here: it should just be Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence.

Later reprints of this edition (such as the one I'm reading, the 15th printing) have a different cover, closely matching the later US editions but with slightly different text—this is it: Not sure if it's best to change the cover for this edition on Goodreads or set up a number 'alternative cover' edition with the same ISBN.

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Bea Removed author name from title. I did not change the subtitle as the current one matches the cover of this edition.

Worldcat (the preferred source for page counts for GR) says this ISBN has 244 pages.

There would have to be an alternative cover created, which I have not done.

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Robert (robertsbrown) | 137 comments Thanks for the changes. 272 came from the publisher's website:, which is the total number in the book; 244 is the number of pages up the end of the index, not including the introduction. Not sure which is the Goodreads preference, but I think 244 should be fine.

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Sandra | 26914 comments If the introduction was unnumbered or had roman numerals, we don't count it.

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Robert (robertsbrown) | 137 comments Ah, OK. Thanks for the clarification.

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Robert (robertsbrown) | 137 comments Please may I request that a librarian create an alternative cover edition for this book, with the ISBN 9780340943755? I previously provided a link to the alternative cover image in my original post, but there is a higher-resolution version here:

(This is cover of the edition I own, which is the 15th paperback edition.)

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rivka | 45520 comments Mod
That does not look like a site we can use for book covers or other book data. Please see:

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Robert (robertsbrown) | 137 comments Sorry for the confusion. Here is an Amazon link to the same cover:


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Robert (robertsbrown) | 137 comments Great, thanks.

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