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

Description

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.

Details

Author(s)
Brett McKay, Kate McKay
Format
Paperback | 288 pages
Dimensions
152 x 229 x 23mm | 404g
Publication date
15 Nov 2009
Publisher
F&W Publications Inc
Imprint
How Design Books
Publication City/Country
Ohio, United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
75 colour illustrations
ISBN10
1600614620
ISBN13
9781600614620
Bestsellers rank
14,135