The Art of Manliness: Classic Skills and Manners for the Modern Man

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F+W Media, Inc., Oct 15, 2009 - Reference - 274 pages
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Man Up!

While it's definitely more than just monster trucks, grilling and six-pack abs, true manliness is hard to define. The words macho and manly are not synonymous.

Taking lessons from classic gentlemen such as Benjamin Franklin and Theodore Roosevelt, authors Brett and Kate McKay have created a collection of the most useful advice every man needs to know to live life to its full potential.

This book contains a wealth of information that ranges from survival skills to social skills to advice on how to improve your character. Whether you are braving the wilds with your friends, courting your girlfriend or raising a family, inside you'll find practical information and inspiration for every area of life. You'll learn the basics all modern men should know, including how to: Shave like your grandpa Be a perfect houseguest Fight like a gentleman using the art of bartitsu Help a friend with a problem Give a man hug Perform a fireman's carry Ask for a woman's hand in marriage Raise resilient kids Predict the weather like a frontiersman Start a fire without matches Give a dynamic speech Live a well-balanced life So jump in today and gain the skills and knowledge you need to be a real man in the 21st century.

 

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This book must be read by every man. I plan on sharing this book with every man I associate with.

Contents

Introduction
Dress Like a Gentleman Getting Fitted for a Suit How to Rock a Pocket
Chapter Two The Friend
Making and Keeping
Chapter Three The Hero
Fight Like a Gentleman Break Down a Door Perform the Firemans
The Art of Chivalry Stop Hanging Out With Women and Start Dating
Chapter Six The Outdoorsman
Streamline Your Camping Trip Set Up Camp Man and Fire Five
Chapter Seven The Leader
Five Traits of Leadership Exude Magnetic Charisma How to Shake
Chapter Eight The Virtuous
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About the author (2009)

Brett McKay is a man. Kate McKay loves manly men. Together this husband and wife team reside in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and run the ArtofManliness.com, the manliest website on the Internet.

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