Plunged into poverty by the Great Depression, Mary Joy tells how--after losing their home in Minneapolis--she and her family lived off an acre of land in then-rural Eden Prairie township. Volunteer work during a political campaign in 1968 led to a job offer that launched her back into the work world. Mary Joyas memoir covers the ups and downs of her 27-year career in government, corporations, the University of Minnesota, and environmental organizationsarising from a secretary role to an executive level. She also tells about her 40-year marriage, her mid-life metamorphosis, and her people-to-people diplomacy experience with Russian citizens during a Volga River cruise in 1990.Graduate students engaged me to edit and type their Mastera#39;s theses and Doctoral dissertations on my manual typewriter. Erniea#39;s selection of metallurgy as his major kept his focus on science coursesachemistry, physics, math, andanbsp;...
|Author||:||Mary Joy Breton|
|Publisher||:||North Star Press of St. Cloud - 2014-05-01|