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Buy Shoes on Wednesday and Tweet at 4:00 : More of the Best Times to Buy This, Do That and Go There

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Buy Shoes on Wednesday and Tweet at 4:00, former investigative journalist Mark Di Vincenzo's follow-up to his bestselling Buy Ketchup in May and Fly at Noon, is another endlessly fascinating and eminently useful compendium of expert tips on perfect timing for a myriad of activities-more of the best times to buy this, do that, and go there. Covering an even wider range of topics than before-including beauty tips, pets, cars, and children-this book is an absolute must for readers of Schott's Miscellany and other collections of useful information, and for multi-taskers searching for better, healthier, thriftier ways to do things. After all, timing is everything.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 177.8 x 177.8 x 22.86mm | 317.51g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • William Morrow Paperbacks
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Original
  • 006211770X
  • 9780062117700
  • 1,375,201

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"The $13.99 cover price seems like a bargain for the quick-hit book jam-packed with helpful information." -- Newport News Daily Press "[Di Vincenzo] consults experts, from Best Buy to a local veterinarian, to get opinions on timing for topics on purchasing that people really care about . . . [A] wealth of data." -- Booklist
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Back cover copy

Are you thinking that you might have gotten a better deal on a purchase if only you'd known the right moment to buy? Do you wonder if your workout would be more effective at another time of day? Have you worried that your tropical vacation plans might land you on an island paradise just in time for monsoon season?

Mark Di Vincenzo's eye-opening, phenomenally useful New York Times bestseller, Buy Ketchup in May and Fly at Noon, captured the attention of consumers across the country--and saved readers time, money and trouble. Now he's back with hundreds of brand-new timing tips! Do you know:

(1) The best month to buy a cell phone?
(2) The best day of the week to take your car in for repairs?
(3) The best week of the year to visit Mexico City?
(4) The best time to confront someone who "unfriended" you on Facebook?
Get more for your money, maximize your time, take better care of your health and be savvier about your career--simply by changing the time you do certain things. Timing truly is everything!
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About Mark Di Vincenzo

As a journalist with nearly a quarter century of experience, Mark Di Vincenzo made a name for himself as a reporter who exposed abuses and as a writer who made the complicated seem simple. He won numerous awards before becoming an editor. During the summer of 2007, he left daily journalism to pursue book projects and to start Business Writers Group, a writing and public relations company. In 2009, Harper-Collins published his first book, Buy Ketchup in May and Fly At Noon: A Guide to the Best Time to Buy This, Do That and Go There, a New York Times bestseller. Born and reared in Cleveland, he lives in the shipyard town of Newport News, Virginia-two blocks from William Styron's childhood home-with his wife and two daughters. A third daughter attends the University of Oklahoma.
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Rating details

89 ratings
3.11 out of 5 stars
5 9% (8)
4 21% (19)
3 45% (40)
2 21% (19)
1 3% (3)
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