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A Boy Should Know How to Tie a Tie

A Boy Should Know How to Tie a Tie

And Other Lessons for Succeeding in Life

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.

 
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  • Touchstone | 
  • 240 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781416566625 | 
  • April 2010
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Antwone Fisher reveals what the US Navy taught him

You never know what a young man can learn in the Navy, according to celebrated writer and producer Antwone Fisher....

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Antwone Fisher
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Antwone Fisher

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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