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The Terkel Rules: Translating from Speech to Prosenew

Terkel's books consist of tape-recorded conversations with mostly common people; after a brief introduction from Terkel, each text unspools almost seamlessly, with only an occasional nudge from the questioner. But here's the thing: most people don't talk that way.
Chicago Reader  |  Michael Lenehan  |  11-03-2008  |  Books

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