The Art of the Visit: Being the Perfect Host/Becoming the Perfect Guest (Hardcover)

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The Art of the Visit is an invaluable resource for the socially minded. During tough economic periods people tend to visit with family and friends for a mini-vacation instead of taking more expensive trips. This practical and humorous guide establishes the ground rules for successfully spending time with those people who are most dear to us. Full of anecdotes from the author's experiences, The Art of the Visit illustrates the dos and don'ts of extended visiting from start to finish so that the reader can become the perfect host and/or the perfect guest.

About the Author

Kathy Bertone is the co-founder and managing partner of a merger and acquisition firm located outside Washington, DC. She lives in Naples, FL. Please visit her at

Praise For…

Henry Alford, author of Would It Kill You to Stop Doing That?: A Modern Guide to Manners
"Kathy Bertone leaves no stone unturned in this comprehensive and witty guide to the art of visiting. I'd host or visit her any day."

Karna Small Bodman, Bestselling Author of the International Thriller, Castle Bravo
"Move over Emily, Heloise, Abby, and Miss Manners, Kathy Bertone’s The Art of the Visit says it all: A terrific guide for hosts and guests of every age. You may laugh or cry, but you will learn in every chapter . . . an indispensable book for all of us."

Karen Harper, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of

Product Details
ISBN: 9780762443956
ISBN-10: 0762443952
Publisher: Running Press Adult
Publication Date: May 15th, 2012
Pages: 272
Language: English