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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.

Weisberg, Jessica, (author.).
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  • 6 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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  • ISBN: 9781568585345
  • ISBN: 1568585349
  • Physical Description: x, 304 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Nation Books, 2018.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-288) and index.
Summary, etc.:
Jessica Weisberg takes readers on a tour of the advice-givers who have made their names, and sometimes their fortunes, by telling Americans what to do. You probably don't want to follow all the advice they proffered. Eating graham crackers will not make you a better person, and wearing blue to work won't guarantee a promotion. But for all that has changed in American life, it's a comfort to know that our hang-ups, fears, and hopes have not. We've always loved seeking advice--so long as it's anonymous, and as long as it's clear that we're not asking for ourselves; we're just asking for a friend.
Subject: Advice columnists > United States > Biography.

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