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The art of civilized conversation : a guide to expressing yourself with style and grace

Author: Margaret Shepherd; Sharon Hogan
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A guide to the art of personal communication and conversation explains how to find the right words regardless of the situation, with advice on body language, appropriate subject matter, graceful exits, and other important speaking skills.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Shepherd; Sharon Hogan
ISBN: 0767921690 9780767921695 0767919726 9780767919722
OCLC Number: 60373747
Description: 228 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: What conversations are made of --
Ten rules of conversation --
Rescue conversations from blunders --
Make conversations count --
Change situations into conversations --
Conversations with younger and older people --
Conversations between men and women --
Conversations with all kinds of people --
Conversations on the telephone, over the Internet and on paper.
Responsibility: Margaret Shepherd with Sharon Hogan ; illustrations by Penny Carter.
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A guide to the art of personal communication and conversation explains how to find the right words regardless of the situation, with advice on body language, appropriate subject matter, graceful exits, and other important speaking skills.

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