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Mark Twain's helpful hints for good living : a handbook for the damned human race

Author: Mark Twain; Lin Salamo; Victor Fischer; Michael B Frank; Bancroft Library. Mark Twain Project.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2004.
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Irreverent, charming, eminently quotable, this handbook - an eccentric etiquette guide for the human race - contains sixtynine aphorisms, anecdotes, whimsical suggestions, maxims, and cautionary tales from Mark Twain's private and published writings. It dispenses advice and reflections on family life and public manners; opinions on topics such as dress, health, food, and childrearing and safety; and more specialized  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Mark Twain's helpful hints for good living.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003024224
(OCoLC)53398020
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; Lin Salamo; Victor Fischer; Michael B Frank; Bancroft Library. Mark Twain Project.
ISBN: 9780520931343 0520931343 0520242459 9780520242456 1597347361 9781597347365
OCLC Number: 56733780
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 207 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Illustrations; Introduction; 1. Everyday Etiquette; 2. Modest Proposals and Judicious Complaints; 3. The American Table; 4. Travel Manners; 5. Health and Diet; 6. Parenting and the Ethical Child; 7. Clothes, Fashion, and Style; 8. In Case of Emergency; About the Texts; Works Cited; Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: edited by Lin Salamo, Victor Fischer, and Michael B. Frank of the Mark Twain Project.
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Irreverent, charming, eminently quotable, this handbook - an eccentric etiquette guide for the human race - contains sixtynine aphorisms, anecdotes, whimsical suggestions, maxims, and cautionary tales from Mark Twain's private and published writings. It dispenses advice and reflections on family life and public manners; opinions on topics such as dress, health, food, and childrearing and safety; and more specialized tips, such as those for dealing with annoying salesmen and burglars.

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