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The art of conversation : a guided tour of a neglected pleasure, Catherine Blyth

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The art of conversation : a guided tour of a neglected pleasure
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The art of conversation
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a guided tour of a neglected pleasure
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Catherine Blyth
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eng
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A wide-ranging, exhortatory look at the pleasures of great conversation, including strategies for how to bring it about, from the witty pen of an Englishwoman wise in its ways
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Title
The art of conversation
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Summary
Draws on examples from history, literature, and other disciplines to offer advice on how to rebuild conversational tools in order to make more qualitative connections with other people
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302418
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
395.5/9
Index
no index present
LC call number
BJ2121
LC item number
.B59 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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adult
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a guided tour of a neglected pleasure
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a guided tour of a neglected pleasure
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by Catherine Blyth
The art of conversation : a guided tour of a neglected pleasure, Catherine Blyth
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The art of conversation : a guided tour of a neglected pleasure, Catherine Blyth
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-288)
Contents
Introduction: We need to talk (or for the busy reader, the concise manifesto) -- Hello : on conversation's casting couch -- Small talk, big deal? : on striking up a tune -- Pay heed : on the acrobatics of attention -- The rest is silence : on not speaking -- Fit subjects : on topics in search of good homes -- Into the groove : on steering controls -- Do go on : on wrangling boredom -- Wit to woo : on humor as social engineering -- How to tell a good lie : on the detection of untruths -- Pillow talk : on the languages of love -- The fine art of flattery : on love in measured doses -- Shop talk : on conversation as work -- Choppy waters : on navigating difficult conversation -- Shut-up shop : on how to wage a word war -- Are you receiving me? : on stitching conversation into your life
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ocn232357980
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Dimensions
20 cm.
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Extent
289 p.
Isbn
9781592404193
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008024276

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