[bksvol-discuss] Re: Major Problem with John Grisham's The Last Juror

  • From: "Jay Leventhal" <jaylev@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2004 13:49:35 -0400

Hi Jesse,

No, none of them are anywhere near that funny, but this problem happens every two or three pages.

Are you saying that it is a BrailleNote problem?


Thanks,

Jay

At 06:50 AM 7/20/2004 -0700, you wrote:
Jay --

I just checked out a copy of The Last Juror, and the hilarious goat passage you quoted below was not cut off. The page break must have been missing at that point, because the phrase -- "goat roasting" is interrupted by the number 173 (the page number). But none of the text is missing. I suspect this is what you're seeing throughout the book, rather than missing text. Any other examples? Hopefully almost as funny?

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Hi,

I downloaded and am reading John Grisham's The Last Juror. Every couple of
pages, the last sentence in a paragraph is incomplete. In many cases, a lot
of text is cut off. This book should not have been approved. I think it
should be taken out of circulation and rescanned.

I was shocked and temporarily traumatized by one occurrence:

"For the first six months  I lived in Clanton, I usually fled the place on
weekends. There was so little to do. Other than an occasional goat"


Jay


At 08:21 PM 7/17/2004 -0700, you wrote: >Hi Shelley -- those books could be on hold for various reasons. Some may >be running into process difficulties, while others may have unresolved >questions around them. The only one I know about below is The Sagas of the >Icelanders, which we're trying to confirm has had printings in the U.S. >(it has a foreign copyright notice). The others are being dealt with by >the admin for some reason or other, however. > >-----Original Message----- >From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >[mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Shelley L. >Rhodes >Sent: Saturday, July 17, 2004 7:00 PM >To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Question for Bookshare > > >I have asked this several times before and not gotten an answer. So... I am >going to try again. What does "Hold bookshare" mean. In the following >titles. These have been on hold for months now, so am wondering why. > >HOLD BOOKSHARE Alex: The Life of a Child Frank DeFord >HOLD BOOKSHARE Dear Kilroy: A Dog to Guide Us Nora Vitz Harrison >HOLD BOOKSHARE The Sagas Of Icelanders Editor > >Shelley L. Rhodes and Judson, guiding golden >juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx >Guide Dogs For the Blind Inc. >Graduate Advisory Council >www.guidedogs.com >Never let mistakes or wrong directions, of which every man falls >into many, discourage you. There is precious instruction to be >got by finding where we were wrong. > > -- Thomas Carlyle



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