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message 1: by Dennis (new)

Dennis | 3 comments Actual: 352

I think it got mixed up with the mass market version.


message 2: by Nanaa (last edited Oct 25, 2014 02:38AM) (new)

Nanaa (xxmzsmilesxx) | 1167 comments 9780385495352 is invali, and 9780385495226 is valid.
Could you tell me what the correct page number is the book your requesting with the correct ISBN.



message 3: by Bea (new)

Bea Nandar, the pages he is requesting are 352p.


message 4: by Nanaa (last edited Oct 25, 2014 02:31AM) (new)

Nanaa (xxmzsmilesxx) | 1167 comments Ohh bless my soul LOOL
I think I'm suffering from old age.


message 5: by Nanaa (new)

Nanaa (xxmzsmilesxx) | 1167 comments Sorry for the confusion Denise, however worldcat states that this edition as 323p, http://www.worldcat.org/title/hot-zon...

Could you please confirm that you have the actual copy of the book?


message 6: by Dennis (last edited Oct 25, 2014 08:05AM) (new)

Dennis | 3 comments I do have the actual book. I put 352 because that's what amazon/alibris put. I wasn't sure if the introduction pages (not numbered) counted or not.

The last numbered page in my copy is indeed 323.


message 7: by Nanaa (last edited Oct 25, 2014 12:01PM) (new)

Nanaa (xxmzsmilesxx) | 1167 comments Librarian manual states:
This field is for entering the number of pages of a book. The number of pages in a book is meant to include all content except for advertisements and preview chapters for other books. Included end material may include acknowledgments, afterwords, appendices, glossaries, indexes, notes, and suggested discussion questions.

Introductory material paged using roman numerals is not included in the total page count.

Books already in the database often already have page numbers, and these are occasionally incorrect. These can be corrected, but only if you have the exact book with a matching ISBN, or by using WorldCat or another site with reliable page numbering.


Well, Dennise I think either one works, I'll just change it to 352p because that is a number I keep seeing when I look up this book.



message 8: by Dennis (new)

Dennis | 3 comments That works. Thanks!


message 9: by Mē-chan (new)

Mē-chan | 124 comments @Nandar,
You should go with worldcat number for paperbacks, not amazon.
Amazon often has wrong data for paperback books.
Plus Dennis wrote this:
Dennis wrote:
The last numbered page in my copy is indeed 323 ."



message 10: by Nanaa (last edited Oct 26, 2014 04:44AM) (new)

Nanaa (xxmzsmilesxx) | 1167 comments Mē-chan wrote: "@Nandar,
You should go with worldcat number for paperbacks, not amazon.
Amazon often has wrong data for paperback books.
Plus Dennis wrote this:
Dennis wrote:
The last numbered page in my copy is ..."


Well I just concluded the change based on comparing Worldcat page numbers to other sites, and the number that kept coming up was 352p. Please do change it if I have wrongly added the page number.


message 11: by Mē-chan (new)

Mē-chan | 124 comments I assumed from what you wrote that worldcat record was also 323 pages. I haven't checked it before, however I have now, and the worldcat says it's 422 pages.
Publisher gives 352 pages.Which is probably where amazon is getting their info from.
http://www.randomhouse.com/book/13384...
And the user is giving 323 pages.

Usually I'd go with worldcat info, but this time I think the user's info of 323 pages is probably correct. One of the rare times worldcat is wrong I think.


message 12: by Nanaa (new)

Nanaa (xxmzsmilesxx) | 1167 comments Oh bless! Lol this is getting more confusing.
When I searched Worldcat, it stated that this ISBN number has 323p
http://www.worldcat.org/title/hot-zon...

However, it also states 422p for this number.
http://www.worldcat.org/title/hot-zon...

So just change to 323p?


message 13: by Mē-chan (new)

Mē-chan | 124 comments Well that is weird.
Yeah, I'd go with 323p as you have one worldcat entry supporting it, as well as the user giving that number.
When it comes to paper books, worldcat has advantage over amazon or publisher.

Could it be that 422p is different edition?


message 14: by Nanaa (last edited Oct 26, 2014 05:10AM) (new)

Nanaa (xxmzsmilesxx) | 1167 comments Yes I believe 422p is different edition.
Changed!


message 15: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 42499 comments Mod
While WorldCat has more accurate page numbers than Amazon, the most important bit here is that a user, with the book in hand, confirmed: The last numbered page in my copy is indeed 323.


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