The Art and Power of Being a Lady

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Grove/Atlantic, Inc., Aug 27, 2002 - Reference - 192 pages
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"Lady." Let's face it: the word brings to mind a host of associations‚ many of which call to mind costume dramas or tea-sipping debutantes. That is, untilThe Art and Power of Being a Lady‚ the book that brushes the cobwebs off and makes "lady" relevant to every girl and woman -- whether her role model is Audrey Hepburn, Oprah Winfrey, Madeleine Albright, Lauryn Hill, or Mia Hamm. In an era when looking out for one another and taking the high road is too often lost in the shuffle, today's lady has not forgotten what's important. She is kind and considerate without being a doormat. She's assertive, but never a bully. She is sexy without being vulgar. She has great style but is never superficial. She gives back without asking for kudos. And from now on, the perfect word to describe her is "lady."

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This book wasn't really what I expected. It was more about a being strong, independent, self-sufficient woman who knows how to change the spark-plugs on her car than about impeccable manners and ... Read full review

Great for all ladies and gentlemen too

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I really enjoyed this book. Its small size makes it very portable and short chapters made it easy to read on the go. Being a lady doesnt mean being stuffy or uptight in fact its very often the ... Read full review

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the portrait of a lady today
manners that matter
a ladys style authentic and undisputed
friendship a lady delivers
in the workplace ladies set the standard
entertaining a lady is a hostess with the mostest
romance ladies in love like and lust
social responsibility a lady pays attention
the power of a lady
a lady is

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Noelle Cleary is the director of convergence at CRIME channel (a division of USA Networks). Dini von Mueffling is a journalist who has written for major newspapers and magazines and has produced for television news. She cofounded the nonprofit AIDS education foundation Love Heals.

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