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Field Guide to Gestures: How to Identify and Interpret Virtually Every Gesture Known to Man

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Finally, a field guide to interpreting more than 100 international gestures, from the wave to the finger, from the shrug to the nod.
 
Here’s easy access to the essential information about common (and some not-so-common) gestures you may encounter at home or abroad. Field Guide to Gestures is organized into handy sections for quick reference when time is of the essence and
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Paperback, 248 pages
Published July 1st 2003 by Quirk Books
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Paul
A fun book, if maybe a little disappointing - it felt kind of padded-out, like more was sometimes written than needed to be. I was also hoping for more gestures that I'd never seen/heard of. I suppose that means I was hoping that there was a unique Ibo gesture meaning "check out the communications satellite" or a Uighur hand sign meaning "Hey, back into the yurt; here come some Han Chinese."

Good to have that whole "live long and prosper" thing cleared up finally. Also valuable: the entry for the
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Todd Stockslager
Jun 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
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So tongue in cheek it almost swallows it, but you will find yourself trying to follow the step by step "Execution:" directions, invariably starting with "Make a fist with one hand" and often demonstrated with line figures.

Call me crazy, but this book will make you smile.
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