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EXCUSES

Masquerades in Search of Grace


C. R. SNYDER and RAYMOND L. HIGGINS
University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas

and

RITA J. STUCKY
Private Practice
Lawrence, Kansas

With a New Introduction by the Authors

Praise from readers . . .

“Illuminating the strategies that prop up favorable views of self, this book is even more relevant today than when it was first published.”
Roy F. Baumeister, Florida State University

“Excuse making is forever with us and this book still is our best guide to understanding it.”
Sharon Stephens Brehm, Indiana University

“A true classic. It belongs on the bookshelf of anyone who wants to fully understand the subtleties of interpersonal communication.”
Robert B. Cialdani, Arizona State University

“The best analysis of the tendency to shift blame to others. Its style, consistency, comprehensiveness, and theoretical insights are unmatched.”
Donelson R. Forsyth, Virginia Commonwealth University

“It is great to see this classic get a fresh face. I highly recommend it.”
Everett L. Worthington, Virginia Commonwealth University

A volume in the series Foundations of Psychology

ISBN 978-0-9752738-1-4/paperback/360 pp./illus./May 2005/$45.00