• Commodore History Book Recommendation

    From Jeffrey Brace@3:770/3 to All on Sunday, September 27, 2020 11:58:57
    Hello everyone,

    I am looking for suggestions on books about Commodore history. I already know about Brian Bagnell's books (Commodore: On The Edge), but unfortunately his book is hard to find these days and seems out of print.

    Does anyone have an alternative suggestion?

    Thanks!

    Jeff Brae

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  • From Andreas Kohlbach@3:770/3 to Jeffrey Brace on Monday, September 28, 2020 18:32:30
    On Sun, 27 Sep 2020 11:58:57 -0700 (PDT), Jeffrey Brace wrote:

    Hello everyone,

    I am looking for suggestions on books about Commodore history. I
    already know about Brian Bagnell's books (Commodore: On The Edge), but unfortunately his book is hard to find these days and seems out of
    print.

    Does anyone have an alternative suggestion?

    Wikipedia has a page covering Commodore.
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    Andreas

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  • From Computer Nerd Kev@3:770/3 to Jeffrey Brace on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 22:20:13
    Jeffrey Brace <jeffrey@vcfed.org> wrote:
    Hello everyone,

    I am looking for suggestions on books about Commodore history. I
    already know about Brian Bagnell's books (Commodore: On The Edge),
    but unfortunately his book is hard to find these days and seems
    out of print.

    Does anyone have an alternative suggestion?

    "The Home Computer Wars" by Michael S. Tomczyk. "An insider's account
    of Commodore and Jack Tramiel".

    It's downloadable from DLH's Commodore archive: http://69.60.118.202/generic/generic-books.htm

    Or alternatively I don't think I paid very much for a second-hand
    copy.

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  • From Don Lowery@1:340/1000 to Computer Nerd Kev on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 16:43:39
    "The Home Computer Wars" by Michael S. Tomczyk. "An insider's account
    of Commodore and Jack Tramiel".
    It's downloadable from DLH's Commodore archive: http://69.60.118.202/generic/generic-books.htm

    Thank you for the link. Brought back some decent memories (when I still had some of my hair on top)...especially the edition from OMNI. Still miss them.

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