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Table Manners: How to Behave in the Modern World and Why Bother

Jeremiah Tower. Libby VanderPloeg, illus.
Item #: D10836
Format: Hardcover
Pages/Publication Date: 160 / 2016
Publisher: FSG.
ISBN: 9780374272340
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Are you the guest who runs late and texts real-time updates? Do you wonder if it is appropriate to photograph your food? Are you the diner with allergies or the host trying to accommodate him? Whether your manners are a disaster or you simply need some fine-tuning, here is an authoritative and humorous guide to table manners for every occasion. Jeremiah Tower covers the basics of how to serve and how to eat, then goes to the next level of refinement with suggestions on dressing for dinner parties and conducting conversations at the table. Also included are tips for eating on the go like a pro, and a quick course on international customs.

"[This book] is the antidote to the tidal wave of vulgarity threatening to drown us all—a last stand of civility. And the elegant Jeremiah Tower is the perfect guide."—Anthony Bourdain


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