Emily Post : Daughter of the Gilded Age, Mistress of American Manners (Paperback)

Author: Claridge, Laura

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A biography of a woman whose name has become synonymous with good manners describes the life and times of Emily Post, from her patrician upbringing in Baltimore and her social life in Gilded Age New York, to her scandalous divorce and writing career, to her creation of the best-selling classic, Etiquette. *Author: Claridge, Laura *Subtitle: Daughter of the Gilded Age, Mistress of American Manners *Publication Date: 2009/10/13 *Number of Pages: 525 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.25 *Width: 5.25 *Height: 8.00


Publisher Random House Inc
Mfg Part# 9780812967418
SKU 211246166
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0812967410
Release Date 10/13/2009
Dimensions (in Inches) 8H x 5.25L x 1.25T
"An exhaustive researcher, Ms. Claridge, the author of biographies of Norman Rockwell and the painter Tamara de Lempicka, has in this book provided beguiling new details about the taxonomies that governed [Emily] Post's life. And Ms. Claridge has situated her within the context of the fast-changing customs at the beginning of the 20th century when she exerted her greatest power."
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Annotation Emily Post grew up in a refined moneyed world at the end of the 19th century, and became, after a disastrous marriage to a banker, the preeminent voice of etiquette and social niceties (and social order) through her massively popular--and still in print--EMILY POST'S ETIQUETTE. Laura Claridge has written a wonderfully entertaining biography of Post, showing her contradictions, her kindness, and her gradual acceptance of the world's changing ways; for example, in later editions of ETIQUETTE not everyone was required to have three servants. EMILY POST: DAUGHTER OF THE GILDED AGE, MISTRESS OF AMERICAN MANNERS is a fascinating portrait of a woman who lived through, and in many ways embodied, the shift from the old world to the modern age.
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