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What do you do: Exploring the topic of work

Sep 5, 2011
A book that has helped people answer this question: What do you want to be when you grow up?
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EXCERPT: The Age of Innocence

Aug 5, 2011
The following is an excerpt from The Age of Innocence. Learn more about the book....
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Summer Reading: Mia Bauer

Aug 5, 2011
A turn-of the-century novel about New York turns into a feast of detail and inspiration for a modern day baker.
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Summer Reading: Jennifer Shanley

Aug 4, 2011
Why do you do what you do in terms of your job? Sometimes, a book about succeeding without selling out can help you answer that.
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Summer Reading: Roy Choi

Aug 3, 2011
Coloring outside the lines and rediscovering L.A. with <em>On the Road</em>
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Summer Reading: Nina Tandon

Aug 2, 2011
The art of science, the science of art... all make for a beautiful career.
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Summer Reading: Daniel Pink

Aug 1, 2011
A book that has helped people answer this question: What do you want to be when you grow up?
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What do you do: Exploring the topic of work

Sep 5, 2011
A book that has helped people answer this question: What do you want to be when you grow up?
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EXCERPT: The Age of Innocence

Aug 5, 2011
The following is an excerpt from The Age of Innocence. Learn more about the book....
Posted In: Edith Wharton, Mia Bauer, Summer Reading Book Series, The Age of Innocence

About this collection

Summer reading often means grabbing a good book to keep you company on vacation. Or it could be a piece of required reading for the upcoming school year. Some books inspire. Some take you on a trip. Some can even change your life. Marketplace asked folks across different fields and professions to recommend books that helped them choose their careers or influenced the path they are now following. This week, we'll bring their suggestions. Perhaps they'll stimulate you in the same way they did our contributors.

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