The Nice Girl's Guide to Good Behavior

The Nice Girl's Guide to Good Behavior

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afraid of being a nuisance. Common courtesy insists that you ring him up and reassure him."), the "advice" included covers public appearances, escorts, and politics, as well as the treacherous territories of scandal and unpleasantness-and every situation in between. Book jacket.
First published in 1935, this subversive tome purports to be a classic etiquette guide to good behavior for young women. Yet hidden beneath its civilized tone is a classic satire that provides a dubious blueprint for becoming a "nice" girl. From razor-sharp lessons in female one-upmanship ("I'm sure this would fit you. It's vast on me.") to tongue-in-cheek counsel on romantic relationships ("If a particular friend has not telephoned you for over a week, this can mean one thing only. He is
Publisher: New York : Universe, 2004
ISBN: 0789312069
Branch Call Number: 395.14402 RED
Characteristics: 159 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Zinkeisen, Anna K.


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