The Art of Manliness

  • by Brett McKay, Kate McKay
  • Narrated by Todd McLaren
  • 7 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Man Up!
While it's definitely more than just monster trucks, grilling and six-pack abs, true manliness is hard to define. The words macho and manly are not synonymous.
Taking lessons from classic gentlemen such as Benjamin Franklin and Theodore Roosevelt, authors Brett and Kate McKay have created a collection of the most useful advice every man needs to know to live life to its full potential.
This book contains a wealth of information that ranges from survival skills to social skills to advice on how to improve your character. Whether you are braving the wilds with your friends, courting your girlfriend or raising a family, inside you'll find practical information and inspiration for every area of life. You'll learn the basics all modern men should know, including how to:
Shave like your grandpa
Be a perfect houseguest
Fight like a gentleman using the art of bartitsu
Help a friend with a problem
Give a man hug
Perform a fireman's carry
Ask for a woman’s hand in marriage
Raise resilient kids
Predict the weather like a frontiersman
Start a fire without matches
Give a dynamic speech
Live a well-balanced life
So jump in today and gain the skills and knowledge you need to be a real man in the 21st century.

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What the Critics Say

“This couple shows that you can be a man without being a jerk." (MDAA, Toronto Star.com)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

An excellent resource for gentlemen

An excellent book and a great resource for a dying breed, the gentleman. I highly recommend this book as well as the sequel, "Manvotionals"
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- Gunnar Flovenz

Not much use as an audiobook

Trying to picture how to tie different styles of knots is a futile exercise - a companion PDF would have made all the difference in the world.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-19-2011
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio