- Okay, now where were we? Oh, yes. It was 1980 ... -- 1. Psst! Pass It On -- The True Prep Manifesto -- 2. We Don't Talk About It -- If you know what we're talking about -- 3. That's Where My Brother Went -- Schools: pre-nursery to grade 20 -- 4. I Just Found It in My Closet -- The preppy's wardrobe exhumed and explained -- 5. Unhappy Hours -- What we do during that endless stretch between breakfast and dinner -- 6. We Call It House -- The dogs live there, and so do we -- 7. Poor Mrs. Astor -- This sort of thing happens to us, too -- 8. Drinks Before Dinner -- And drinks and Dinner: The True Prep Cookbook -- 9. Happy Hours, Part 1: What We Do -- We are an entertaining breed -- 10. Happy Hours, Part 11: What We Watch and Where we go -- Should we use our box seats or should we watch it on TV? -- 11. We Don't Do That -- People skills for the 21st century -- 12. T.T.F.N. -- Tough decisions Your dog will face.
- Birnbach looks at how the old guard of natural-fiber-loving, dog-worshipping, G&T-soaked preppies adapts to the new order of the Internet, cell phones, rehab, political correctness, reality TV and ... polar fleece.
- "This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso.
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