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A Boy Should Know How to Tie a Tie: And Other Lessons for Succeeding in Life

A BOY SHOULD KNOW HOW TO TIE A TIE: AND OTHER LESSONS FOR SUCCEEDING IN LIFE

by: Fisher, Antwone
Format: Hardcover

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Product Description LIFE LESSONS AND HARD-EARNED ADVICE THAT EVERY BOY NEEDS TO BECOME A MAN—AND EVERY MAN NEEDS TO BECOME A RESPECTED CITIZEN                    ANTWONE FISHER ALWAYS ADMIRED his foster father’s crisp sartorial style. It wasn’t until Fisher was a navy recruit that he realized this smartly dressed man had never taken the time to teach him how to be well-groomed—to reflect on the outside the man he was becoming on the inside. "A boy ought to know how to tie a tie," he thought angrily, as he struggled to master the navy’s required half-Windsor knot. Filled with inspiring stories, wisdom, and practical know-how, A Boy Should Know How to Tie a Tie teaches: Basics of personal style and hygiene: why cleaning, trimming, and polishing are essential daily habits Key components of self-improvement: how to develop a routine for success and organize your personal space The importance of identity: why reinventing oneself is a necessary part of growing up With additional information about healthy eating, making smart financial decisions, and finding role models, Antwone Fisher offers a book filled with accessible life lessons.   Review “I urge young men everywhere to read Fisher’s compelling guide to manhood.” —President Bill Clinton “Antowne’s own life story is more than fascinating. He has achieved against all odds and this book will help young boys learn to become successful men.” —Tavis Smiley About the Author Antwone Fisher is an award-winning producer and screenwriter and the author of the bestselling memoir Finding Fish and Who Will Cry for the Little Boy?, a collection of poetry.

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Product Code: 9781416566625
ISBN: 1416566627
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication Date: 2010-04-20
Number of Pages: 240 pages
Languages: english
Edition: No Information
Dimension: 5.67 x 0.87 x 8.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds