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I've always felt that "The Same Tapes" is a very significant book. And though you may not believe this, the fact that it was "produced" by one of our own here - that is, those of us who now live near this city's river - is not my motivating or truthful reason for that opinion.
I simply find it to be a source of solace. But oh, don't take that incorrectly! Certainly it's no Bible, or great…
1. THE SAME MAN: Joe introduces himself to us and states some of his philosophies of life.
2. JANE'S INITIAL ANALYSIS: Jane Doer explains how she transposed Joe's taped spoken words to typed prose.
3. INCIDENTS ON A DESERTED RURAL ROAD: Joe speaks of what befell him and a friend years before the other more basic developments related in the book.
4. IMPRESSIONS OF APRIL BEGINNING: Philosophical verbalizations taped…Continue
JANE’S INITIAL ANALYSIS
Written by Jane Doer
Well, the task is completed! I’ve finished typing Joe’s spoken words, needing, as you might
expect, to employ the “rewind” of the tape deck time and time again, simply because I can’t type as
fast as Joe can speak! I corrected whatever errors I found in the…Continue
By: F. John Surells
Whenever I’ve sought conclusions, I’ve found that by immersing myself amidst all that’s already occurred, I’ve been able to deduce what still should happen. And I’ve learned that self-pity and jealousy are the two greatest sins, and not because of any immediate effects they may cause, after all they’re “inactive” transgressions, but rather because of the often tragic, and sometimes fatal activities they may eventually engender.
And I’ve come to…Continue