[bksvol-discuss] Re: A Proofreading Favor?

  • From: Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, Monica Willyard <rhyami@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2010 20:36:03 -0800 (PST)

I guess someone else has taken it, because I didn't find on the list of books 
available for checkout

Wish List (i.e., books wanted added to the collection) and books-being-scanned 
list available at sites below

Wish List: https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Bookshare+Wish+List

Books Being Scanned List: 

--- On Sun, 1/10/10, Monica Willyard <rhyami@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Monica Willyard <rhyami@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] A Proofreading Favor?
> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Sunday, January 10, 2010, 11:51 AM
> Hi 
> everyone. Do any of you have time to do an easy
> proofreading favor for me? In 
> October, I submitted a book called The Fifth Man (Sequel To
> Oxygen), by John 
> Olson and Randall Scott Ingermanson. I try to keep my
> print books until 
> they're approved. I borrowed this one though, and
> I have to give it back on 
> January 21. Does anyone have time to work on it before
> I lose access to the 
> print book?
> This 
> should be an easy proofreading job. I've stripped
> headers, adjusted the fonts 
> for chapter headings, ran the spellchecker, and read the
> book completely. I 
> think the only thing that needs done is reading the book to
> see what I might 
> have missed. I'd appreciate any help you can provide.
> The 
> book is a combination of thriller, romance, and realistic
> science fiction of 
> what it would be like for four of our astronauts to go on
> the first space trip 
> to Mars. The prequel is already on Bookshare. Here's
> what the book is 
> about.
> The sequel to the award-winning Oxygen. Courage and
> self-sacrifice have 
> finally brought the crew of Ares 10 safely to the planet
> Mars. They 
> enthusiastically begin the mission they were sent to
> perform. Though working 
> under dangerous conditions and experiencing strained
> relationships, the 
> astronauts are encouraged by fascinating discoveries that
> seem to point to the 
> presence of microscopic life on the planet. But their work
> is disrupted when 
> frightening sabotage, like that of the trip to Mars, begins
> again. Is the "fifth 
> man" alien or human? In this exciting sequel to
> Christie-award winning "Oxygen," 
> high-stakes action, fascinating characters, and exciting
> romance will captivate 
> both male and female readers. 
> Monica Willyard
> "The best way to 
> predict the future is to create it." -- Peter
> Drucker


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