Essential Manners For Men: What to Do, When to Do It, and Why by Peter Post

Essential Manners For Men: What to Do, When to Do It, and Why

byPeter Post

Hardcover | October 21, 2003

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Essential Manners for Men helps men make the right decisions about what to do and say in every situation that counts. Peter Post, great-grandson of Emily Post, distills the essential information men need for all the important roles they play in life.

Organized into three parts -- "Daily Life," "Social Life," and "On the Job" -- Essential Manners for Men resolves situations that can stump even the savviest. Peter Post's advice is sharp-witted and sensible, with tips, boxes, and candid anecdotes about his own etiquette blunders. Topics include:

  • The most important behaviors to avoid and emulate at the gym, at work, on the golf course, at home, out with friends, at a business social event, and a child's ball game
  • Tipping, driver's "ed-iquette," introductions, sportsmanship, and parenting
  • Successfully sharing living spaces with a roommate, significant other, or spouse -- from the toilet seat to the remote control to the kitchen sink
  • How to throw a great party or be the perfect guest
  • How to successfully navigate the business dinner
  • Things men do wrong that make women wince, and things men do right that women love
  • The five-step process to resolve any situation where there is no etiquette "rule"

Short and shoot-from-the-hip honest, Essential Manners for Men is a book no man can afford to be without.

About The Author

Peter Post, great-grandson of Emily Post, is the author of the New York Times bestseller Essential Manners for Men, as well as Essential Manners for Couples. He is also co-author with Peggy Post of The Etiquette Advantage in Business and A Wedding Like No Other. His weekly business etiquette column in the Boston Globe is distributed by...

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Title:Essential Manners For Men: What to Do, When to Do It, and WhyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.87 inPublished:October 21, 2003Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060539801

ISBN - 13:9780060539801

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“. . .a sensible, realistic guide for men on how to relate to others with grace, courtesy, and charm.”