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      Finding books and media at John A. Logan College

      The Library Catalog will provide you with a list of our holdings and the entire Illinois Heartland Library System collection. Some of the titles we own include:

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      Give Your Speech, Change the World - Nick Morgan
      Call Number: PN4129.15.M67 2005
      ISBN: 9781591397144
      Publication Date: 2005-02-01

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      Lead with a Story - Paul Smith
      Call Number: HD30.3.S5774 2012
      ISBN: 9780814420300
      Publication Date: 2012-08-10

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      The Naked Presenter - Garr Reynolds
      Call Number: HF5718.22.R49 2011
      ISBN: 9780321704450
      Publication Date: 2010-11-29

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      The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs - Carmine Gallo
      Call Number: HF5718.22.G35 2010
      ISBN: 9780071636087
      Publication Date: 2009-09-11

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      Presentation Zen - Garr Reynolds; Guy Kawasaki (Foreword by)
      Call Number: HF5718.22.R39 2008
      ISBN: 9780321525659
      Publication Date: 2007-12-17

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      Power Speaking - Achim Nowak
      Call Number: PN4129.15.N68 2004
      ISBN: 9781581153613
      Publication Date: 2004-08-01

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      Public Speaking - Michael Osborn; Suzanne Osborn; Randall Osborn
      Call Number: PN4129.15.O83 2009
      ISBN: 9780205584567
      Publication Date: 2007-12-27

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      Resonate - Nancy Duarte
      Call Number: HF5718.22.D82 2010
      ISBN: 9780470632017
      Publication Date: 2010-09-28

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      Speak up with Confidence - Jack Valenti
      Call Number: PN4121.V28 2002
      ISBN: 0786887508
      Publication Date: 2002-06-19

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      Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln - James C. Humes
      Call Number: PN4129.15.H86 2002
      ISBN: 9780761563518
      Publication Date: 2002-04-23

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