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"Frequently with the medical profession,
we listen to them instead of them listening
to us," said Evans. She did find that her gy-
necological oncologist, Dr. Tom Krivak,
turned out to be such a good listener that
she persuaded him to co-write the book. Kri-
vak, of the Allegheny Health Network of
Pittsburgh, Pa., is co-director of the Division
of Gynecologic Oncology.
Proceeds from the book will fund ovarian
cancer research. Evans
and her husband,
George, retired chair
of the Mass Commu-
nication Department
at St. Bonaventure,
have established the
Evans-Krivak Gynecol-
ogical Cancer Re-
search and Education
Fund under the auspices of The Pittsburgh
Foundation. The fund's mission is to improve
the clinical treatment and personalized care
of women with ovarian and gynecologic-re-
lated cancers and to support education for
physicians who seek specialization in such
cancer treatment and care.
"Don't Write the Obituary Yet" is available
Donald J. Then, '74,
has released his lat-
est novel, "McToon's Final Shot," a humor-
ous golf story and satire set on a fictional
course called The Hillview Club situated in
Morris, Ind.
The premise of "McToon's Final Shot"
finds the world's No. 1 golfer, Bobby "Killer"
Jackson, coming to Morris to play a private
round of golf at
famed Hillview with
his former college
roommate, Percy W.
"Dubs" Roberts, who
is Hillview's head pro-
Through a series of
circumstances that are
both funny and witty,
Jackson and Roberts end up playing local
seniors Mac "the Knife" Tanner and Angus
"the Mad Scot" McToon in a match to end
all matches.
Then's second novel, "The Heart By Which
We Live," was published in November 2013.
The action follows Jack Redding, a lonely
and grieving man, who travels across the
country with his dog, Bailey, on a pilgrimage
to avenge the death of his wife, Jill, and re-
trieve nearly $400,000 stolen by the crooked
cop who killed her.
Then lives in northern Kentucky. He is a
former owner and publisher of an award-
winning Sunday newspaper, a 30-year mar-
keting executive, and recipient of St.
Bonaventure's 1974 Mark Hellinger Award.
He is a former broadcaster and is a U.S. Air
Force veteran.
Kevin Horgan, '79,
has published his first
novel, "The March of the 18th," a tale
wrapped around the true events of an in-
valid regiment forgotten as a footnote in our
nation's history. In 1864, General Grant
wanted able-bodied soldiers to fight on the
front line, and whole regiments of invalid
soldiers were formed for rear echelon duties,
such as guarding prisoners or supply depots
and transporting draftees and conscripts.
Thousands of severely wounded soldiers had
sacrificed greatly but still desired to serve the
Union Army in whatever capacity it saw fit.
"The March of the
18th" pays tribute to vet-
erans yesterday and today
who have been cruelly
struck by the violence of
war and who have perse-
vered through the perma-
nence of their own loss of
limbs and independence.
Horgan is a United
States Marine Corps veteran ('79-'84) and
served as an infantry officer. He enjoys dis-
cussing the forgotten heroes of our nation's
history. He is committed to giving half his
royalties to charities for wounded veterans,
and appreciates the support he has received
for writing and marketing this historical
Lea McLeod, '79,
a former Fortune 15 ex-
ecutive, founder and CEO of Degrees of
Transition and Lea, and award-
winning blogger for
Young Careerists and
Job Seekers, announces
the publication of her
newest product, "The
Resume Coloring
Book." Its simple, color-
ful and easy-to-follow
method for writing and
updating a résumé effectively increases the
odds of receiving an interview. The book is
written in a lighthearted style and geared to
new college graduates, but is also a great
tool for adults in the job search.
The author notes that since recruiters
spend an average of six seconds skimming
résumés, knowing how to reflect experience
that quickly pops off the page to employers
is key. However, one of the biggest chal-
lenges for new college graduates is translat-
ing their prior experience, typically limited to
non-strategic jobs, into value statements
that employers recognize. "The Resume Col-
oring Book" and accompanying video tuto-
rial provide step-by-step direction to create a
résumé that tells an applicant's story in an
organized format and gives them a higher
chance of being selected for an interview.
Read more:
As an entrepreneur and racecar driver,
Tom Panaggio, '80,
has learned that you
cannot avoid risk if you want to be a winner.
In "The Risk Advantage: Embracing the En-
trepreneur's Unexpected Edge," Panaggio
tells the story of how he and his business
partners built two thriving companies. With
"The Risk Advantage" he
aims to help entrepre-
neurs face the many situ-
ations, predicaments and
crises they'll encounter
during their life, and to
help formulate their lead-
ership style and business
"The Risk Advantage"
is a story about an entre-
preneurial journey that explores the relation-
ship between opportunity and risk, two
important forces that are necessary for suc-
If you have the courage to embark on your
own entrepreneurial journey, you will need a
unique advantage to succeed in such a com-
petitive and unforgiving environment. The
unexpected edge for entrepreneurial success
starts with identifying a worthy risk, and
then having the courage to take it, the au-
thor says. In his book, Panaggio identifies
those risks based on the experiences of his
own journey. "The Risk Advantage" is avail-
able at and
"Baby on a Windshield," an essay by
Kunzinger, '83
, has been selected as one of
the most notable essays in "Best American
Essays, 2013." "Baby on a Windshield" ap-
pears in "Southern Humanities Review, Win-
ter 2012," as well as in his book "Borderline
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