Miss Manners' Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behavior

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Atheneum, Jan 1, 1982 - Reference - 745 pages
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Provides a comprehensive and entertaining guide to etiquette, manners, and behavior in virtually every type of situation

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So much fun, and surprisingly educational. - Goodreads
A handful and humorous reference book. - Goodreads
Oh, and her prose genius. - Goodreads
It brims with practical advice and understated wit. - Goodreads
A fun reference book that should be on every shelf. - Goodreads
Plus she's a prose genius. - Goodreads

Review: Miss Manners' Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behavior

User Review  - The Bookwyrm's Hoard - Goodreads

Miss Manners is certainly somewhat out of date (she predates the Internet, email, cell phones, and a number of other technological innovations), but she addresses both basic politeness in person and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Laurel - Goodreads

I loved this book, I found it to be informative as well as witty and entertaining. It was joy to read, and I feel like I have learned a lot about etiquette. I even know what to do if I'm invited ti the White House! I think we could all use a refresher on the niceties that make life nice. Read full review


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About the author (1982)

Judith Martin, author of the "Miss Manners" columns, several best-selling books on etiquette, and two novels, lives in Washington, DC.

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