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Lee Chapel and Museum Shop to Hold Book Signing on May 24: “What Would George Do?”

The Lee Chapel and Museum Shop at Washington and Lee University is holding a book signing on Saturday, May 24, from 2-3 p.m. for authors Helen Broder and Nan Marshall to showcase their book, “What Would George Do: Advice from our Founding Father.”

The book signing is free and open to the public in Lee Chapel’s Museum Shop.

This book takes a refreshing look at the everyday world and gives some helpful tips using George Washington’s words of wisdom. This etiquette guide can be used to avoid social blunders of today’s times. The appendix features a guide noting lesser-known precepts of refinement written by 16th Jesuits that Washington himself memorized (“The Rules of Civility”).

The authors of “What Would George Do” are a mother-daughter writing pair whose family’s roots trace back to colonial America. Marshall earned a degree in history from Vassar College and has since had a multifaceted career. A teacher for 15 years, Marshall has been a regular contributor to business and family publications in coastal South Carolina and Georgia, focusing on social change and the people who lead it.

By combining her experiences and skill sets with those of her daughter, Marshall uses her writing to show that life lessons can be learned from people across generational gaps.

Broder graduated from Georgetown University with several honors, including the prestigious Reverend Joseph S. Sebes, S.J., Award. She was also president of both the Academic Council of the McDonough School of Business and the Marketing Society at Georgetown University. She is an alumna of the Protocol School of Washington.

Marshall is the founder and president of Speaker Management, LLC, where she represents prominent professional speakers including well-known Olympians, authors and professional speakers.