The Resource Asking for a friend : three centuries of advice on life, love, money, and other burning questions from a nation obsessed, Jessica Weisberg

Asking for a friend : three centuries of advice on life, love, money, and other burning questions from a nation obsessed, Jessica Weisberg

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Asking for a friend : three centuries of advice on life, love, money, and other burning questions from a nation obsessed
Title
Asking for a friend
Title remainder
three centuries of advice on life, love, money, and other burning questions from a nation obsessed
Statement of responsibility
Jessica Weisberg
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A delightful history of Americans' obsession with advice and self-help -- from Poor Richard to Dr. Spock to Miss Manners." -- From book jacket
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weisberg, Jessica
Dewey number
070.4/44092273
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Advice columnists
  • Advice columnists
  • United States
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Asking for a friend : three centuries of advice on life, love, money, and other burning questions from a nation obsessed, Jessica Weisberg
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-288) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: Old, wise men -- In praise of the maggot: John Dunton -- Politeness vs. honesty, part 1: Lord Chesterfield -- Funny business: Benjamin Franklin -- American guru: William Alcott -- Part two: As a friend -- Sob sister: Dorothy Dix -- Happy thoughts: Dale Carnegie -- Everything changes: Dear Abby and Ann Landers -- Indulgence is a virtue: Mildred Newman -- Part three: Experts among us -- Honorary pants: Sylvia Porter -- Doctor's orders: Benjamin Spock -- Death's best friend: Elizabeth Kübler-Ross -- Guide to the stars: Joan Quigley -- Part four: Advice for all, by all -- Stand by me: Harville Hendrix and Helen Hunt -- Politeness vs. honesty, part 2: Judith Martin -- How to coach a life coach: Martha Beck -- The king of Quora: Michael King
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 304 pages
Isbn
9781568585345
Lccn
2017044117
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1679594
  • (OCoLC)1000584160
  • 1630389
  • (OCoLC)on1000584160
Label
Asking for a friend : three centuries of advice on life, love, money, and other burning questions from a nation obsessed, Jessica Weisberg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-288) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: Old, wise men -- In praise of the maggot: John Dunton -- Politeness vs. honesty, part 1: Lord Chesterfield -- Funny business: Benjamin Franklin -- American guru: William Alcott -- Part two: As a friend -- Sob sister: Dorothy Dix -- Happy thoughts: Dale Carnegie -- Everything changes: Dear Abby and Ann Landers -- Indulgence is a virtue: Mildred Newman -- Part three: Experts among us -- Honorary pants: Sylvia Porter -- Doctor's orders: Benjamin Spock -- Death's best friend: Elizabeth Kübler-Ross -- Guide to the stars: Joan Quigley -- Part four: Advice for all, by all -- Stand by me: Harville Hendrix and Helen Hunt -- Politeness vs. honesty, part 2: Judith Martin -- How to coach a life coach: Martha Beck -- The king of Quora: Michael King
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 304 pages
Isbn
9781568585345
Lccn
2017044117
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1679594
  • (OCoLC)1000584160
  • 1630389
  • (OCoLC)on1000584160

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