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  1. I want to know more about the book.

    The book cover, which was based on a printer test page. There are black stripes of different lengths widths, pixelated gradients, and text.

    LaserWriter II is a novel set in the 90’s at the legendary Macintosh repair shop: Tekserve. The book follows a shy 19-year-old girl, and along the way it reveals the inner workings of Tekserve, laser printers, and the art of repair.

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  2. I don't know what a LaserWriter II is.

    A boxy printer with a cavity on top to load paper and a tray sticking out.

    LaserWriter II was a monochrome laser printer manufactured by Apple. It connected via LocalTalk and had built-in PostScript with crisp 300dpi resolution. The printer was sturdy as a tank and brings to mind the Livermore Light Bulb.

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  3. I want to know more about Tamara.

    A beach ball with three stripes

    Tamara Shopsin is the author of the novel LaserWriter II, published by MCD Books. She is also an illustrator and graphic designer who cooks pancakes on a 1-inch thick griddle. She lives mostly in New York and sometimes Scranton. Oranges are her favorite food.

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  4. I'm bored.

    You could: Look at some old radios, make a virtual pinball machine, play a game of bootleg Donkey Kong, or buy and read LaserWriter II.

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