How to Tell a Woman by Her Handbag

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Andrews McMeel Publishing, Sep 14, 2010 - Humor - 96 pages
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According to fashion expert Kathryn Eisman, to understand a woman, first understand her purse.

In How to Tell a Woman by Her Handbag, Eisman cleverly contends that fashions come and go, but a woman's handbag is eternal, forever revealing her nature--and just maybe her secrets. With forensic precision and cutting wit, Eisman helps women identify their own handbag personas as well as those of family, friends, and foes.

Thanks to How to Tell a Woman by Her Handbag, the next time you rub shoulders with Canvas Tote Lady or Decrepit Briefcase Lady or even Bamboo Cane Handle Lady, you'll be able to discern just what makes her tick. But you'll also recognize the bond common to women the world over--we're all bag ladies!


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So funny and SO true...I adore this book!

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Last week was my bday and my girlfriend gave me this book and it was love at first sight. I actually looks like a super chic pink clutch and is all pink and glossy and very glam.'s so TRUE ... Read full review

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Kathryn Eisman, also the author of How to Tell a Man by His Shoes, is an expert on style and culture, and her witty observations on modern life have been featured worldwide. She has worked as a reporter for NBC in New York and Foxtel in Australia, and as a columnist for Cleo, Men's Health, and Pinnacle magazines. Eisman divides her time between Sydney and New York, where she spends far too much money on handbags.Online:

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