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Starting Out

Life Lessons for Graduates

Hardcover, 112 pages, Gift

ISBN: 978-1-934031-96-4

Availability: In stock

$24.95

About this Book:

An inspiring one-of-a-kind gift for the graduate in your life, Starting Out: Life Lessons for Graduates gathers the wise words of more than 80 personalities from New England in a beautiful collection designed to be treasured long after the caps have been thrown.

Gleaned from the real world triumphs and tribulations of more than 80 celebrities in New England, editor Becki Smith has collected a special volume of wisdom intended to guide the new graduate through upcoming challenges. Ranging from solid, how-to advice on getting a job to humorous lists of “don’ts” to heartfelt encouragement and tips for success, the contributors lend their wit, perspective, and intelligence in honor of the next generation of graduates. Designed as a keepsake, Starting Out: Life Lessons for Graduates is a special gift that will last a lifetime. Contributors include: Susan Collins, Tim Ferrell, Rob Caldwell, Barry Mills, Robert Shetterly, Linda Greenlaw, Don Campbell, Geoff Howe, George Mitchell, Chellie Pingree, Pete Kilpatrick, Dora Anne Mills, Bob Ludwig, Spose, Chris Brown, Dahlov Ipcar, Cal Hancock, Angus King, Les Otten, Brett Wickard, and many more.

Starting Out
Reviews

“Starting Out is an engaging read, not least because it offers insight into personalities like U.S. Representative Chellie Pingree ("listen to your mother"), artist Dahlov Ipcar ("to hell with fashion") and rapper Spose ("be yourself"). Starting Out also happens to contain some very good advice on taking chances, following one’s dreams, and overcoming adversity.”

—Virginia M. Wright, Downeast Magazine June 2014


Becki Smith

About this Author

Former journalist Becki Smith has a special interest in telling real stories of real people living life after school. When her son, Jake Smith, graduated from Tisch School of the Arts, Becki drew upon her own experien

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