You Just Don't Understand: Women and Men in Conversation  -     By: Deborah Tannen
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You Just Don't Understand: Women and Men in Conversation

William Morrow / 2007 / Paperback

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 352
Vendor: William Morrow
Publication Date: 2007
Dimensions: 8.06 X 5.36 X 0.85 (inches)
ISBN: 0060959622
ISBN-13: 9780060959623

Publisher's Description

Women and men live in different worlds...made of different words.

Spending nearly four years on the New York Times bestseller list, including eight months at number one, You Just Don't Understand is a true cultural and intellectual phenomenon. This is the book that brought gender differences in ways of speaking to the forefront of public awareness. With a rare combination of scientific insight and delightful, humorous writing, Tannen shows why women and men can walk away from the same conversation with completely different impressions of what was said.

Studded with lively and entertaining examples of real conversations, this book gives you the tools to understand what went wrong -- and to find a common language in which to strengthen relationships at work and at home. A classic in the field of interpersonal relations, this book will change forever the way you approach conversations.

Author Bio

Deborah Tannen is Professor of Linguistics at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Her books include the New York Times bestsellers You Just Don't Understand, You're Wearing THAT?, Talking from 9 to 5, and You Were Always Mom's Favorite!. She has written for and been featured in numerous major newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times, Newsweek, USA Today, the Washington Post, and Time.

Editorial Reviews

“[A] refreshing and readable account of the complexities of communication between men and women.”
“A chatty, earnest and endearing book that promises here–and–now rewards.”
“People are telling Tannen that the book is saving their marriages.”
“A novelist’s ear for the way people speak with a rare power of original analysis.”
“Utterly fascinating. . . . A classic in the field.”

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