Guests: Or, How to Survive Hospitality: The Classic Guidebook

Guests: Or, How to Survive Hospitality: The Classic Guidebook

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Our eminent founding father Ben Franklin once famously compared guests to stinking fish. While this assessment may seem a trifle harsh, the truth remains that social intercourse is a most risky endeavor. Who better to address this concern than the inimitable pundit Russell Lynes - a man renowned for his unparalleled expertise on the social graces and the many personality types who regularly abuse them? In this classic guide to "guesting," Lynes provides an indispensable overview of the rituals of behavior that make it possible to visit and be visited, and the necessary safeguards that protect us from our friends and our friends from us. It is a book that demands to be read by every potential guest and host, stinker and stinkee alike.
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ISBN: 9780061706417

Published Date: April 1, 2009

Publisher: Harper Collins

Language: English

Page Count: 79

Size: 7.80" l x 5.28" w x 0.39" h

Category

Humor

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General