Ten Things I Wish I'd Known - Before I Went Out into the Real World

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Grand Central Publishing, Jun 16, 2000 - Self-Help - 144 pages
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Award-winning broadcast journalist and NBC anchor-woman Maria Shriver reveals the lessons she has learned that have guided her journey as a career woman, wife and mother.

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I thought it was pretty good. I recommend this book to high school seniors. There is a lot of valuable information in the book that are convayed through the authors life experiences Read full review

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Great girl gift for graduation just dont plan on this as the ONLY gift you may want to include a check or piece of jewelry. The book is well written but SMALL a little bigger than a coaster. I used it in a gift basket. Read full review


Copyright Acknowledgments
First and Foremost Pinpoint Your Passion
No Job Is Beneath
Who You Work for and with Is As Important As What You
Your Behavior Has Consequences
Be Willing to Fail
Superman Is Dead and May Be Taking Viagra
Children Do Change Your Career
Marriage Is a Hell of a Lot of Hard Work
Dont Expect Anyone Else to Support You Financially

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Maria Shriver was born Maria Owings Shriver on November 6. 1955, in Chicago. She is the second child of the politician Sargent Shriver and Eunice Kennedy Shriver. She is also the niece of U.S. President John F. Kennedy. She is a journalist who received a Peabody Award and co-anchored the NBC Emmy winning coverage of the 1988 Summer Olympics. She also won two Emmy Awards as executive producer of "The Alzheimer's Project". This special also earned her an Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Award for developing a television show with a conscience. Maria Shriver earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in American Studies from Gerogetown University in 1977. She wanted to focus on writing with her book, "Ten Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Went Out into the Real World". She discovered her passion for broadcast journalism while working on her father's vice presidential campaign and sitting with the press corps. She moved on to co-anchor the CBS Morning News with Forest Sawyer. She also began contributing to other news shows such as Dateline NBC. With her marriage to Arnold Schwarzenegger, she became the First Lady of California in 2003, when he was elected governor. Maria Shriver is a strong advocate for Special Olympics and sits on their Interantional Board. Her book title's include: What's Wrong with Timmy?, What's Happening to Grandpa?, And One More Thing Before You Go . . ., and I've Been Thinking. . . Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life.

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