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Author Yochelson, John N., author.

Title Loving and leaving Washington : reflections on public service / John Yochelson.

Publication Info. Lincoln : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2016]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  327.73092 YOC    AVAILABLE
Description x, 282 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Call to action -- Surrounded by strivers -- Pegged as average -- French connections -- Path of choice -- Call of duty -- Tour in Germany -- The Club -- Breakup -- Swallowed -- Recovery -- Transitions -- Center of the action -- Think tank entrepreneur -- Time to step up -- Topped out -- Turnaround -- Stress -- Coast to coast -- Shifting ground -- Reality check -- Talent search.
Summary A civil service official reflects on his employment in Washington D.C., comparing his earlier stint before 2001 with his recent return in which he describes the increased partisanship, erosion of public trust, and loss of dedication by the current generation. --Publisher's description.
Subject Yochelson, John N.
Civil service -- United States -- Biography.
Civil service -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9781612348247 (cloth : alk. paper)
1612348246 (cloth : alk. paper)

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