Emily Post's Essentials (Mass Market)

By Peggy Post

Avon, 9780062736635, 192pp.

Publication Date: June 3, 1999

List Price: 6.99*
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The signature of good taste.

From silverware to thank-you notes, replying to invitations to sending e-mail, inviting the boss to lunch to making a condolence call, here is the essential guide you need to handle all everyday social situations with ease. In question-and-answer format, etiquette expert Peggy Post provides up-to-the-minute advice fore a range of situations at home and on the job, including:

  • telephone and computer manners

  • tipping

  • table settings

  • introductions

  • appropriate dress for weddings

  • gift-giving

  • religious services

  • and much more

About the Author

Peggy Post, Emily Post’s great-granddaughter-in-law, is a director of The Emily Post Institute and the author of more than a dozen books. Peggy writes a monthly column in Good Housekeeping and an online wedding etiquette column for the New York Times.