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Would It Kill You To Stop Doing That? A Modern Guide to Manners

By: Henry Alford

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, Twelve: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 239493

ISBN: 0446557668

Condition: Very Good Condition


few years ago, humourist and journalist Henry Alford found himself 'reverse-apologizing': offering apologies for other people, on their behalf, when they failed to do so themselves. Ever since, he's realized he needed to take a closer look at manners-his own, and others'.In WOULD IT KILL YOU TO STOP DOING THAT? he interviews experts both likely (Miss Manners, Tim Gunn) and unlikely (a former prisoner, an army sergeant). He volunteers himself as a tour guide for foreigners visiting New York City and as an online etiquette coach for his friends. He travels to Japan. He teaches Miss Manners how t... View more info