If you've ever felt the frustration of losing an argument--even when you knew you were right--to someone more skilled in pressing their point (and your hot buttons), this book is for you. This practical, often amusing guide gives you the tools you need to make your point clearly in any disagreement, from a formal debate to a roaring shouting match. You'll find:
Strategies for identifying--and avoiding--the common traps your opponents may set for you
Sample arguments spotlighting current issues with notes that analyze both weak and strong techniques
Interactive quizzes that help reinforce your new skills and build confidence
"Insightful, instructive, and enjoyable to read."