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Monkey with a loaded typewriter: Mostly true essays Paperback – December 10, 2014
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More subliterary crap! At least that is what I imagine Jonathan Franzen saying if he ever read this book. I am told there are three unintentional typos and one instance of improper double quote usage. Ok. I'm not going to correct these. The essay on page 138 will explain why.
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And, since everything Gerard does is deliberate, you KNOW there is a meaning behind the letters chosen on the cover of the book. Just what could they mean?? Maybe Rufus will tell us.....
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