The Best Advice I Ever Got by Katie Couric

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I would recommend this book a thousand times over because of the very useful information it gives as to how to succeed in life.
-Greenwood Public Library

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In this inspiring book, Katie Couric distills the ingenious, hard-won insights of such leaders and visionaries as Maya Angelou, Jimmy Carter, Michael J. Fox, and Ken Burns, who offer advice about life, success, and happiness—how to take chances, follow one’s passions, overcome adversity and inertia, commit to something greater than ourselves, and more. Along the way, Katie Couric reflects on her own life, and on the shared wisdom, and occasional missteps, that have guided her from her early days as a desk assistant at ABC to her groundbreaking work as a broadcast journalist. Moving and empowering, The Best Advice I Ever Got is for all of us, young or old, who want to hear from some of today’s best and brightest about how they got it right, got it wrong, and came out on top—so we can too.

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About Katie Couric

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Katie Couric is the anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, a 60 Minutes correspondent, and anchor of CBS News prime-time specials. She has covered most of the major breaking news events over the past fifteen years, including the historic presidential election of 2008, the September 11 attacks, the Columbine tragedy, the Oklahoma City bombing, and the funeral of Princess Diana.
 
Published April 12, 2011 by Random House. 320 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Self Help, Humor & Entertainment, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction
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Kirkus

Good
on Apr 05 2011

In an easy-to-read format, the author assembles an array of advice from successful people, and her tone is casual and upbeat.

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Greenwood Public Library

Excellent
Reviewed by Sarah K. on Jul 30 2011

I would recommend this book a thousand times over because of the very useful information it gives as to how to succeed in life.

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