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intric8
Seattle, WA, USA

by intric8 posted Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:25 pm

New C128 Book on Amazon by the former tech editor of RUN magazine.

Think about that for a second. A new book about the Commodore 128. In 2019.

I can't wait to get my book in the mail. And can I also say - I am so glad this wasn't a Kickstarter thing. Just a book written, printed and sold.
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And check out the names involved in the Foreword down at the bottom.
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I'm in.
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BloodyCactus
Lexington VA

by BloodyCactus posted Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:41 am

wow thats out of left field! And its cheap too.
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Zippy Zapp
CA, USA

by Zippy Zapp posted Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:19 am

Wow I didn't expect that. Ordered one myself.
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Dynamic_Computing

by Dynamic_Computing posted Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:22 pm

Ordered it too. I may add this to a few small things I am planning on reviewing. Does anyone know if the Author spends any time in our community?
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intric8
Seattle, WA, USA

by intric8 posted Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:59 am

Does anyone know if the Author spends any time in our community


No, I don't think so. At least that's my impression. But after buying the book earlier this week I did a little research and contacted her directly. I asked if she would be open to me interviewing her and she accepted.

My book arrives tomorrow (Friday) so I will read it over the weekend. If all goes well the interview will happen early next week - the sooner the better, in my opinion.

More soon.
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Zippy Zapp
CA, USA

by Zippy Zapp posted Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:12 pm

That is great news and I am looking forward to the interview.

My book should be here tomorrow too. Friday is C128 day round here! ;)
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Dynamic_Computing

by Dynamic_Computing posted Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:17 pm

I really enjoyed it. The CP/M section was quite nice and integrating the new and old info was well done. All things considered, this was a great book.
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