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2012-08-02 / Community News

Giddings Library News Corner

by Judy Belyeu

Come by the Giddings Public Library and check out our latest non-fiction books.

The Wall Street Journal: Guide To Starting Fresh by Karen Blumenthal includes building a team of professionals to help you navigate new financial landscape; get your credit record, recalibrate your budget, adjust your debts, assess your health coverage, invest for future retirement and craft a sustainable plan for longterm financial health.

Reasonable Doubt by Peter Manso is a no-holds-barred account of not only Christa Worthington’s murder, but also a botched investigation and a trial that was rife with bias.

Expert Resumes For Managers And Executives, Third Edition by Wendy Enelow and Louise Kursmark, presents advice, strategy, and sample cover letters for those seeking top management and executive jobs in industries, including education and health care.

Best Jobs For The 21st Century by Laurence Shatkin Ph. D covers pay, growth rate, demographic information, personality type, major tasks and responsibilities, and education and training required for more than five hundred jobs, and provides a list of the sixty-five best jobs.

The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch is about the author, a computer science professor diagnosed with terminal cancer. He shares the lessons that he has learned, how he has worked to achieve his childhood dreams, and the effect of his diagnosis on him and his family.

No Higher Honor by Condoleezza Rice is a compelling story of her eight years serving at the highest levels of government, including the difficult job she faced in the wake of 9/11.

Several other non-fiction books are: James Riely Gordon: His Courthouses And Other Public Architecture by Chris Meister; Debt Free For Life by David Bach and Daughters Of The Declaration by Claire Gaudiana and David Graham Burnett.

The Library is open Monday - Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

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