The curmudgeon's guide to getting ahead : dos and don'ts of right behavior, tough thinking, clear writing, and living a good life / Charles Murray.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Anderson - Piedmont Branch||650.1 Murray Charles (Text)||22960000859958||Adult Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|Dorchester - St. George Main Library||650.1 MUR (Text)||30018004520157||Adult Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|Dorchester - Summerville Branch||650.1 MUR (Text)||30018004319238||Adult Non-Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780804141444
- Physical Description: 144 pages ; 19 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Crown Business, 
In the course of this pithy and powerful book, Murray tells us the proper etiquette for email, how to stop using such overused and fuzzy phrases as "reaching out" and "sharing", his thoughts on piercings and tattoos and proper dress, the importance of rigor in language and good writing, why being judgmental is good, and other curmudgeonly pieces of wisdom and advice. He suggests how to stand out at work (work long hours when you are young and unencumbered by family and other obligations), when to use strong language and when to avoid it, and offers a bare-bones usage primer on how to avoid confusing words like "advice" and "advise," which look or sound similar, but have distinct meanings.-- Provided by publisher.
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