Former debutante Emily Price Post (born October 27, 1872) turned to writing after her 1906 divorce. At the request of her publisher she wrote Etiquette in Society, in Business, in Politics, and at Home in 1922. Later retitled Etiquette––the Blue Book of Social Usage, it went through 10 editions and 90 printings before Post's death in 1960, making her the nation's expert on good manners.
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