The Fictioning Horror Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | Today, 10:42am

Merritt Tierce: IMG Has My Husband Read It?



My first novel, Love Me Back, was published on September 16. Writing the book took seven years, and along the way three chapters were published in... Continue »
  1. $16.77 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    Love Me Back

    Merritt Tierce 9780385538077

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$6.50
List price: $12.00
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Burnside Reference- Etiquette
1 Home & Garden Reference- Etiquette

More copies of this ISBN

The Art and Power of Being a Lady

by

The Art and Power of Being a Lady Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

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, until The 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." "An homage to women who exude dignity, confidence, and social responsibility ... A little book with a big message." — Fern Siegel, Avenue "... if the authors are coming from another time and place, so be it. You might want to visit there sometime." — Houston Chronicle "It's OK to be smart, graceful, fearless, stylish, outspoken, compassionate.... Now that's etiquette for the twenty-first century." — Donna Ladd, Gotham "Noelle Cleary and Dini von Mueffling's ... modern lady has grace, self-confidence, independence, ethics, style and humor ... [and is] ready to take on today's unique challenges with grace and strength." — Kansas City Star

Synopsis:

"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, until The 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."

Synopsis:

Lady--the word brings to mind a host of associations, many of which call to mind costume dramas or tea-sipping debutantes. That is, until this 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.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-171).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802139412
Author:
Cleary, Noelle
Author:
Von Mueffling, Dini
Author:
Mueffling, Dini Von
Publisher:
Grove Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Etiquette
Subject:
Feminism & Feminist Theory
Subject:
Conduct of life
Subject:
Women's Studies - History
Subject:
REFERENCE / Etiquette
Subject:
Gender Studies-General
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Grove Press ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
TR-02-13
Publication Date:
20020831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.13 x 5.5 in 7 lb

Other books you might like

  1. Creating Character Emotions
    Used Trade Paper $6.50
  2. Writing Dialogue Used Trade Paper $6.50
  3. Plot
    Used Hardcover $8.95
  4. The Joy of Writing Sex: A Guide for... Used Trade Paper $8.95
  5. Gift of a Letter Used Trade Paper $2.95
  6. The Book of Etiquette Used Hardcover $5.50

Related Subjects


History and Social Science » Feminist Studies » General
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies
Reference » Etiquette

The Art and Power of Being a Lady Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$6.50 In Stock
Product details 192 pages Grove Press - English 9780802139412 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
"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, until The 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."
"Synopsis" by , Lady--the word brings to mind a host of associations, many of which call to mind costume dramas or tea-sipping debutantes. That is, until this 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.
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-171).
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.