Confessions, Rants and Exploits of a Civil Servant
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Confessions, Rants and Exploits of a Civil Servant

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Ever wondered how your tax money is really spent? Discover how the federal government works and what the lives of civil servants and their jobs are really like. Ramona Swann's 30-year career spanned assignments at the Departments of Defense, Transportation, Agriculture and Energy in a navigation up the civil service career ladder that plays out like a dark comedy. Ramona's...more
Paperback, 250 pages
Published October 6th 2010 by Elderberry Press (OR)
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Sharon
I have to confess, I had a lot of mixed feelings while reading this book. I spent a lot of time wondering how the author got away with as much as she did, to be honest. I'm a former Department of Defense employee who got her start in procurement before moving on to where I really wanted to be (public affairs).

Anyway, Swann doesn't pull any punches on herself in this book as she talks about her drinking, her various jobs and what she does wrong and so on.

And then she got to the retaliatory behavi...more
Cheryl
Jun 11, 2011 Cheryl marked it as interesting-possibilities
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Not only the description but the cover and title appealed to me about this book. It will be interesting to see how people like it.
Jason
Interesting story but self-contradictory in places.... She kind of comes off as a horrible person, but at least she is honest about it.
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