Miss Manners on Painfully Proper Weddings

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Crown Publishers, 1995 - Social Science - 208 pages
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The doyenne of American etiquette experts now turns her undivided attention to weddings. In her trademark bossy, witty, and authoritative way, Miss Manners gives advice that will make the big day more pleasant for one and all, including the bride. 15 line drawings.

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Martin, the grand duchess of etiquette, here brings us the last word on weddings. After reminding us that a wedding is not "My Perfect Day," a fundraiser, or a show-biz extravaganza, she takes the ... Read full review

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About the author (1995)

Judith N. Martin is currently Herberger Professor of Communication in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication at Arizona State University. She received her Ph.D. in speech communication from the Pennsylvania State University. She also studied at the Universite de Grenoble for a year, and was involved in study aboard administration for a number of years. She also has experience in cross cultural training and has co-authored three books with Prof. Tom Nakayama. Her current research interests focus on: the role of communication in cross cultural transitions, white identity and and communication, and pedagogical issues in teaching intercultural communication.

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