The Art of Manliness
Classic Skills and Manners for the Modern ManDownloadable Audiobook - 2011
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, 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 grandpaBe a perfect house guestFight like a gentleman using the art of bartitsuHelp a friend with a problemGive a man hugPerform a fireman's carryAsk for a woman's hand in marriageRaise resilient kidsPredict the weather like a frontiersmanStart a fire without matchesGive a dynamic speechLive a well-balanced lifeSo jump in today and gain the skills and knowledge you need to be a real man in the twenty-first century.
Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Media, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2011
Branch Call Number: Streaming Audiobook
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 30 min.)) : digital