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Emily Post: Daughter of the Gilded Age, Mistress of American Manners - Laura Claridge I can't bring myself to finish this one. I feel HORRIBLE about this, since it was an ARC, but I just can't get into it -- I can't even make it through the first chapter, it's so dry and there are so many names to remember.

I'm going to put it aside and try again later.

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