21st-Century Etiquette

21st-Century Etiquette : Charlotte Ford's Guide to Manners for the Modern Age

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From high-speed communication to alternative lifestyles, modern life is rapidly rendering old etiquette rules obsolete. In this helpful guide, doyenne of decorum Charlotte Ford takes the mystery out of modern propriety with unstuffy, reliable advice on how to behave and skillfully solve every social conundrum. Ms. Ford tackles cell phone civility, dating and the single life, workplace propriety, dressing appropriately, entertaining, email and other correspondence, handling divorce and other life challenges; as well as everyday etiquette for the gym, smoking, tipping, and more. Readers will welcome Ms. Ford's useful advice, all of which originates in common sense and respect for others.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 134.62 x 203.2 x 17.78mm | 272.15g
  • Penguin Putnam
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0142003123
  • 9780142003121
  • 939,170

About Charlotte Ford

Charlotte Ford is the author of two other books and has been a contributing editor at McCall's magazine. She is active on the boards of several charitable organizations.
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"A dose of good sense, a dash of wit and a dollop of compassion"
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