You need this book. If you like your etiquette direction spiced with acerbic wit, this is the manual. Read morePublished 12 months ago by B. Davin
Miss Manners brings her good breeding and excellent good sense to American manners. And no, that is not an oxymoron, as Miss Manners clearly illustrates. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Louis Stanfield
Manners is described as language of behavior. In this volume, Ms. Manners touches on Revolutionary times to the present. She goes back and forth, nothing straight forward. Read morePublished on January 6, 2009 by Betty Burks
This is a book by Judith Martin (aka Miss Manners) on the history of American manners.
Although there were some interesting points in the book, they were few and far... Read more
Don't get me wrong, I agree with most of what Miss Manners has to say about the general superiority of American manners in the field of equality, but the book itself is just... Read morePublished on January 25, 2007 by Tacitus Lector
This is the best accounting of who we Americans are and why that is I've ever read. Considering the competition, that's saying something. Read morePublished on December 8, 2004 by Arga Warga
I was ready to love this book, as I have loved Judith Martin's other Miss Manners books. As I began reading, I expected to find the same combination of sophisticated social... Read morePublished on August 6, 2003