It Gives Me Great Pleasure: The Complete After-dinner Speaker's Handbook - Herbert ProchnowBook Club Associates, 1991, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
From the cover: “Public speaking, however experienced you are, is never an easy task. It Gives Me Great Pleasure provides you with much-needed help in the form of a thousand humorous stories, epigrams, witty definitions, proverbs and quotations, to help you turn even the smallest of presentations into a rousing and memorable event. Whatever the occasion — after-dinner speech, wedding reception, retirement party or business presentation — you will find in this book hundreds of ideas for injecting a little humour into your speech, or for emphasising a point in an original and witty way. It Gives Me Great Pleasure will appeal to the ‘professional’ and amateur speaker alike. It will also benefit those who simply want to enliven their everyday conversation or break the ice at parties. The content has been specially organised for quick and easy reference and is extensively indexed to direct you straight to the entries you need. With over a thousand entries to choose from, It Gives Me Great Pleasure is both an entertaining browse and an essential reference book for everyone who is called on to make a speech.”
Size: 9½" x 6¼"
Number of Pages: 251