[nfbmi-talk] Merry Christmas and a Book?

joe harcz Comcast joeharcz at comcast.net
Sun Dec 26 12:49:00 CST 2010


Actually you are quite right I heard the interveiw with the executive editor 
of the project...Smile....
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From: "Fred Wurtzel" <f.wurtzel at att.net>
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> Hi Joe,
>
> I am doubtful that you heard an interview with the author.  He had 
> requested
> that it not be published for 100 years after his death! (smile)
>
> Merry Christmas,
>
> Fred
>
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>
> I haven't seen it yet Georgia. But I've been off bookshare for awhile and
> that would be the first stop. Of course it is also likely on Amazon. I did
> hear an interveiw with the author on NPR and, indeed being a huge Twain 
> fan
> it is interesting.
>
> Aside from this book though there are plenty of Twain books in a variety 
> of
>
> formats that are accessable and in the public domain. The project 
> Gutenberg
> cite has many of course. Bookshare also. And of course NLS in both 
> digital,
> Braille and tape.
>
> I have quite a collection of the public domain books that are in Word
> format. If folks wish to write me off list I'll send them to you again as
> they are in the public domain there are not issues here.
>
> Of course those fortunate enough to have Braille displays or Braille
> embossers and who are fluent in reading Braille can read these files in
> Braille too.
>
> My Braille reading speeds aren't that good, but I can "rip through" them
> quite well with my screen reader.
>
> Anyway you remind me Georgia in that I need to renew my bookshare
> membership. If that book is a New York Times best seller it will be there
> much faster than NLS will produce it though you might make a request from
> the MCB Braille and Talking Book Library as an option.
>
> Merry Christmas,
>
> Joe
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "gkitchen" <ghkitchen at comcast.net>
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> Sent: Saturday, December 25, 2010 12:38 AM
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>
>
>> Hi All,
>>
>> Has anyone seen a source for an accessible Title--The Autobiography of
>> Mark  Twain by Mark Twain??
>>
>> My best friend from work is in a nursing home, young in spirit  and  we
>> both would appreciate some interesting reading.
>>
>> It would be ideal if this came out on talking book!
>>
>> Merry Christmas,
>> Georrgia
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