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Dept of Amplification & Correction: “The Wave” [Nov. 10th, 2011|07:50 pm]
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On further investigation, big chunks of the story about my father’s crib book and its effects were completely inaccurate. In particular, the meat of the thing is rotten: Fred’s life arc began with books and also with collecting, and he was all along a bibliophile. The original post has been edited to reflect this; please read it before repeating my own error.

Also, I used the word “partner” to refer to his wife, and this has been corrected as well.

Like my father, I make stories in my head and defend them against the world, even when this is disastrous. I apologize to Fred for wedging him into one of my stories, especially when it was his story to begin with.

Hell of a good story, though. Hope it happened to somebody.

Mirrored from A Shout Out To My Pepys.

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[User Picture]From: substitute
2011-11-11 04:06 am (UTC)

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He preferred precision to inclusiveness, and it's his call :)
[User Picture]From: auntiesiannan
2011-11-11 07:16 am (UTC)

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You're the author, it's your call, really.
[User Picture]From: handstil
2011-11-11 01:55 pm (UTC)

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Little details are so telling, I appreciate the precision. ;)