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Metropolitan life

Author: Fran Lebowitz
Publisher: New York : Dutton, ©1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fran Lebowitz
ISBN: 0525155627 9780525155621
OCLC Number: 3071776
Notes: "A Henry Robbins book."
Essays.
Description: xi, 177 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Manners --
Vocational guidance for the truly ambitious --
Modern sports --
Breeding will tell : a family treatment --
Disco hints : the new etiquette --
Better read than dead : a revised opinion --
Children : pro or con? --
A manual : training for landlords --
Success without college --
Specialty banking : a numbered account --
The right of eminent domain versus the rightful dominion of the eminent --
The family affair : a moral tale --
Guide and seek : I'm O.K., you're not --
A world view --
Notes on "trick" --
Science --
The nail bank : not just another clip joint --
Digital clocks and pocket calculators : spoilers of youth --
Weak speech handsets : aid for the dull --
The primary cause of heterosexuality among males in urban areas : yet another crackpot theory --
Why I love sleep --
Good weather and its propensity to frequent the better neighborhood --
Plants : The roots of all evil --
Mars : living in a small way --
City limiting : the new geography --
Food for thought and vice versa --
Arts --
Not in the : mood jewelry --
Clothes with pictures and/or writing on them : yes --
another complaint --
Soho : or not at home with Mr. Art --
Color : drawing the line --
The sound of music : enough already --
A brush with death --
Letters --
Writing : a life sentence --
In hot pursuit --
Or not CB : that is the answer --
The word lady : most often used to describe someone you wouldn't want to talk to for even five minutes --
Taking a letter --
Writers on strike : a chilling prophecy --
A few words on a few words --
No news is preferable.
Responsibility: Fran Lebowitz.

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