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The Art of the Visit : Being the Perfect Host/Becoming the Perfect Guest.

Author: Kathy Bertone
Publisher: New York : Running Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Art of the Visit is an invaluable resource for the socially minded. During tough economic periods people tend to visit with family and friends for a mini-vacation instead of taking more expensive trips. This practical and humorous guide establishes the ground rules for successfully spending time with those people who are most dear to us. Full of anecdotes from the author & rsquo;s experiences, The Art of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bertone, Kathy.
Art of the Visit : Being the Perfect Host/Becoming the Perfect Guest.
New York : Running Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathy Bertone
ISBN: 9780762444939 0762444932
OCLC Number: 793510909
Description: 1 online resource (273 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments; PART I: Being the Perfect Host; 1. Creating a Welcoming Home: Preparing the Rooms; 2. Seven Simple Steps to a Smooth Visit; 3. The Twelve Essential Qualities of a Great Host; 4. Hosting Children and Young Adults; 5. Hosting Older Guests; 6. The Absent Host: Giving Family and Friends the Use of Your Home; PART II: Becoming the Perfect Guest; 1. Seven Simple Steps to a Smooth Visit; 2. The Twelve Essential Qualities of a Great Guest; 3. Leaving a Lasting Impression; 4. Visiting with Children and Young Adult Confidential; 5. Visiting with Older Guests. 6. Using the Home of a Friend or Family MemberBonus Chapter: Hospitality with Our Pets Hosting Nonhumans; Resources.

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A guide that uses anecdotes from the author's experiences to illustrate the do's and don'ts of visiting, both as a guest and as a host. It considers the unique challenges and charms of visiting with  Read more...

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Henry Alford, author of Would It Kill You to Stop Doing That?: A Modern Guide to Manners "Kathy Bertone leaves no stone unturned in this comprehensive and witty guide to the art of visiting. I'd host Read more...

 
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