"This crazy redhead is on to something. Her pink Rambler story alone is worth the price of the book." -- Elmore Leonard "Amy Alkon is intellectually promiscuous--and funny as hell." -- Paleopsychologist Howard Bloom, author of The Lucifer PrincipleWe all just suck it up every day. You leave the house for a latte and somebody'll flip you the bird on your way and force their loud cellphone conversa...
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education; 1 edition (November 27, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.6 x 8.3 inches
Amazon Rank: 1186654
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This is a really funny and informational book. There should be more people like Amy Alkon in the world. If you have ever became upset at people talking loudly on their cellphones and other, otherwise, stupid people like those who are at insurance com...
once you're there.It doesn't have to be that way, says award-winning syndicated columnist Amy Alkon. Her hilarious stories of in-your-face encounters with rude people and businesses will inspire you to stand up to the boors in your own world.Alkon not only gives the offenders a taste of their own medicine, she delves into anthropology, pscyhology, and behavioral science to figure out why we're rude and how we can stop all the intruding, shoving, and shouting. She ensures that all these rude people get their comeuppance:Lax parentsInternet bulliesRude driversNegligent businessesTelemarketing executivesCar thievesParking space hogsThat loud jerk in the drugstore lineIn this funny, ferocious and freewheeling expose, Alkon gives you the tools you need to confront these abusers and restore common courtesy, respect and good manners to society...one chastened cellphone shouter at a time.