Vermont Curiosities

Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff

Book Description

About Wilson, Robert

Author Robert F. Wilson has specialized in career management for the past two decades--as a workshop leader, executive search consultant, outplacement counselor, author of career transition and management programs, and contributor to Internet career resource providers. He is president of Wilson McLeran, Inc., in Saxtons River, Vermont. Before entering the career management field, Wilson wrote and edited educational materials for McGraw-Hill, Houghton Mifflin, Scholastic, and Macmillan. He is author of the award-winning multimedia career transition program Job-Bridge®; writer and producer of the videotapes Interview to Win and Interview to Win Your First Job (Wilson McLeran); and author of Executive Job Search Handbook (Career Press/New Page Books); The Dot-Com Decision (McGraw-Hill); Success Without College: Careers in Healthcare, Better Résumés for Executives and Professionals 4th Edition, Conducting Better Job Interviews 2nd Edition, and Your Career in Healthcare (Barron's Educational Series); The Lobbyists (Xerox Education Publications); and Conquer Résumé Objections and Conquer Interview Objections (John Wiley & Sons).

Wilson received his B.A. from the University of Illinois. His graduate work includes study at the University of Chicago, New York University, Columbia University, and Fairfield University. He is a member of The Authors Guild and the American Society of Journalists and Authors.

Photographer Victoria Blewer left the chaos and the clutter of New York City in 1986 to devote herself full time to fine art photography in the quiet hills of Vermont. She works entirely with black and white films, and then she hand-colors the images. Her work has been featured in full-length photo essays in the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine, Vermont Life, and Vermont Magazine.

Bernard "Bernie" Sanders is the current junior United States Senator from Vermont. Sanders was elected on November 7, 2006, and is presently a member of the 110th United States Congress. Before becoming Senator, Sanders represented Vermont's at-large district in the United States House of Representatives for 15 years.