In 1960 Book began his career with HERCO as Hotel Hershey manager. During his career he oversaw the transfer of utilities and services from Hershey Estates to private township ownership. Discusses problems with the Hotel, closing Cocoa Inn, refurbishing the Hotel, opening the Lodge and Convention Center in 1974. Discusses impact of the Hershey Medical Center and changes at Hersheypark. Retired in 1987.