Re: Famous tech. communicators in literature?

Subject: Re: Famous tech. communicators in literature?
From: "Laura Lemay, the Killer of Trees" <lemay -at- LNE -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 1995 11:15:00 EST

>I can think of a few journalists and ficiton writers in literature (the
>main character in Misery, for example), but I can't think of any technical
>communicator characters. Well, maybe one: Dr. Watson, Sherlock Holmes'
>cohort. The idea of Watson as a tech writer is a little flimsy, though.

Robert Pirsig's autobiographical character in "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle
Maintenance" was a technical writer. He complains about it several times
near the beginning of the book.

Not sure how one would dress as him to a costume party, however.

Laura


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