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I See Rude People One Woman's Battle to Beat Some Manners into Impolite Society von Alkon, Amy (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 27.11.2009
  • Verlag: McGraw-Hill Professional
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I See Rude People

",This crazy redhead is on to something. Her pink Rambler story alone is worth the price of the book.", -- Elmore Leonard ",Amy Alkon is intellectually promiscuous--and funny as hell.", -- Paleopsychologist Howard Bloom, author of The Lucifer PrincipleHas the land of the free now become the land of the free to be rude? The guy next to you is blasting his music so loudly through his headset, you can hear too. You've just encountered a rude person, oblivious to the world around him. Wish you could do something about it? You can, says award-winning syndicated columnist Amy Alkon, whose hilarious stories of her in-your-face encounters with rude people and businesses will inspire you to stand up to the ones in your own world.Alkon not only confronts the offenders, but she digs into anthropology to figure out why we're rude and what we have to do to change all intruding, shoving, and shouting. She goes after:Lax parentsInternet bulliesRude driversNegligent businessesTelemarketing executivesCar thievesParking space hogsThat loud guy in the drugstore lineIn I See Rude People, Alkon gives you the tools you need to confront these abusers and restore common courtesy, respect, and good manners to society . . . one chastened cell phone shouter at a time. Amy Alkon writes the advice column The Advice Goddess. She has been featured in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, Glamour, and Psychology Today and has appeared on ",Good Morning America,", ",The Today Show,", NPR, CNN, MTV, ",Politically Incorrect,", and ",Nightline.", She blogs daily at advicegoddess.com, can be found on Twitter at amyalkon, and lives in California.


    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Seitenzahl: 224
    Erscheinungsdatum: 27.11.2009
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9780071600224
    Verlag: McGraw-Hill Professional
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