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Book - “How To Win Friends and Influence People”
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Title: Book - “How To Win Friends and Influence People”
Identifier: 2007.1.43
Donor: Geoffrey Sayers
Item Date: 1936
Creation Date: 2012
Location: Benares Historic House

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Description: A soft paper-back edition with a printed cover depicting the author, Dale Carnegie, and promoting the book as "The Most Popular Work of Non-Fiction of Our Time" The inside front and back covers and fly leaves are plain red. The book is published by Pocket Books of Canada, Ltd., of Montreal. The publisher's logo depicting a mother kangaroo with a baby kangaroo in her pocket is shown on the front cover, title page, and spine. The baby kangaroo is holding a book. The back cover lists "12 Things This Book Will Do For You." In the bottom proper left corner in a black square with white printing is "Share this book with someone in uniform"

Dale Breckenridge Carnegie (originally Carnegey) (1888 - 1955) was an American writer and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking and interpersonal skills. Born in poverty on a farm in Missouri, he was the author of "How to Win Friends and Influence People, first published in 1936, a massive bestseller that remains popular today. By the time of Carnegie's death, the book had sold five million copies in 31 languages, and there had been 450,000 graduates of his Dale Carnegie Institute. REF:
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