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The Art of Dating
Evelyn Millis Duvall
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The Art of Dating

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"This book is written for young people and the adults who care about them, as a guide to dating and the relationships between sexes."
Unknown Binding, 256 pages
Published January 28th 1958 by Association Press (first published 1958)
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My mother and her room mate in college used to give each other advice books from the 50's and read passages aloud as a joke. This is one of those books. It's getting a high rating as a combination of comedic value and not mostly for the content- it's hilariously dated, and while there are a few practical things in it, by and large it's a joke to me.


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This is definitely a product of it's time (1958/1960), and it is not relevant for today's youth, but it is fun to see what dating practices and advice were over 50 years ago. The bits of good advice are definitely overshadowed by the irrelevant and seemingly ridiculous, but it is fun nonetheless.
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