This note is for Pratik, but maybe some or any of you. I think I saw a note you wrote to the Kurzweil list asking about scanners. I think you said you had just experienced your Epson Perfection's demise. Well, me too. I think this must be my week to feel jinxed. Having just plunked down the dough for the K-1000 and now my Epson Perfection 1650 has begun to rattle and quake about every tenth scan, and besides being noisy, it sure wrecks the scans. Kurzweil has a scanner compatibility list on their website. But I'm hoping to actually get performance reviews somewhere, and the only Epson they list is 1200 which are no longer available. Did you, Pratik, or anyone, have scanner suggestions as to models and features which will be best place to start shopping. I just want to know what is out there and what folks are using. I lucked out reading a review of the Epson back when I got it. Three years. I guess that is a good life for a scanner. Thanks. Rik -----Original Message----- From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Rik James Sent: Friday, November 10, 2006 11:03 AM To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Submitted: The Real West Marginal Way TITLE: The Real West Marginal Way AUTHOR: Richard Hugo YEAR OF COPYRIGHT: 1986 GENRE: Non-fiction, memoir How Many Pages: 260 pp. SHORT DESCRIPTION: Subtitle is ?A Poets Autobiography. ??for all who care about Hugo's work, the craft of letters, and what it is to live an American life.? (book jacket) Includes personal essays, and interviews. ISBN #: 0-393-02326-5 LONGER DESCRIPTION: Richard Hugo was a major American poet, an influential and inspiring teacher, and a master of the personal essay. Many of these essays have now been assembled and arranged by Ripley Hugo, the poet's widow and a writer and teacher, and by Lois and James Welch, writers and close friends of the poet. Together the essays constitute a compelling autobiographical narrative that takes the poet from his lonely childhood, through the war years and his working and creative life, to an interview just before his untimely death in 1982. The introduction is by William Matthews, also a friend of Hugo's. Richard Hugo, author of eight volumes of poetry, directed the University of Montana's creative-writing program and edited the Yale Younger Poets Series. Making Certain It Goes On: The Collected Poems was published in 1984. Ripley Hugo lives in Missoula, Montana, as do the Welches. VOLUNTEER COMMENTS: This book of non-fiction was scanned using Kurzweil K-1000 version 10.05. Pages were normalized, headers removed, ranked spelling was run. Very few errors. Submitted in RTF, KES copy still available if desired. To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line. To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.