The Spotter's Guide to the Male Species

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Quirk Books, 2006 - Humor - 144 pages
Forget the spotted owl or the Vancouver Island marmot; there is an elusive specimen out there that is trickier to find and more worthy of the effort-The Ideal Man.Small enough to fit in a handbag, but sufficiently comprehensive to be invaluable when analyzing his appearance, habitat, feeding habits, job, mating techniques and behaviour patterns, The Spotter's Guide to the Male Species shows women how to pinpoint a man's good and bad aspects within seconds. The book has a casebound hardcover with foil stamping-reminiscent of a diminutive, old-fashioned reference book. Written in a charming (but snarky) British tone, the text is laugh-out-loud funny while remaining highbrow and authoritative. The Spotter's Guide to the Male Species is an essential reference for the avid or amateur male-watcher.

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And just for fun comes this little field guide by British journalist Wills on every aspect of the male psyche, from his appearance, body language, and survival tactics to the kind of drink he prefers ... Read full review


What He Says
Who Hes With
Living Room
The Kitchen
What He Eats
When He Feeds
With His Friends
Migratory Habits
What Films and Television He Watches
Glossary of Terms

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About the author (2006)

Juliette Wills as a 30-something-year-old freelance journalist from Brighton, England, who has, by her own admission, "had the misfortune to have dated a wide range of specimens from the male species--rich, poor, fat, thin, tall, short, ugly, handsome, losers, winners--every type imaginable in my quest to find someone's who not insane or more in love with himself than he is with me."

Juliette's insider knowledge of the male species comes from 10 years of working on magazines like Loaded, Marie Claire, and Q. During this time she has written about sports, film, and music, and--as a columnist for the Guardian newspaper--soccer.

Her ideal man would be across between Johnny Depp circa 1986 and Elvis Presley circa 1956 and be able to cook a roast dinner, fix her car, and pay for her shoes.

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