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I loved Tannen's book about mothers and daughters in conversation, so I had to read her latest, about sisters.
I really wish Tannen would stick to Conversation Analysis and not try to write about how every family relationship in the world must be just like hers.
The book is well researched,and the women Tannen interviewed for her book tell very candid stories about their relationships with their sisters.
Although the title is snappy, unless you are studying psychology or trying to figure out why you and your sister fight all the time, this is a slog. Read morePublished 3 months ago by elaineintokyo
I had read this several years ago and it helped me so much understand the dynamics of conversations between my sister and myself. Read morePublished 3 months ago by B. Brown
The physical book is what I expected and am satisfied. The content is weak and not what I had hoped from Tannen -- seems like she is coasting on early work. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Zelda
Book Came within estimated Period!!! Book was really affordable (ESPECIALLY for a struggling COLLEGE STUDENT) !!!!!!!!!!!! Book was in Great condition!!!!!! . . . Read morePublished 11 months ago by Eddit Lugo
I have enjoyed Tannen's insights into interpersonal communication in two of her earlier books. But this one seemed tedious at times, the generalizations being too qualified and the... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Richard Zeile
I recently bought this book hoping it would be just as interesting as Tannen's other book, You're Wearing That?, but I was a little disappointed. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Jennifer May, Ph.D.
My sister and I (she is much older, having been born three years before me - gotcha, sis) have been having interesting conversations recently. Read morePublished on June 28, 2012 by nom de femme
This book is an insightful look at relationships between sisters. Tannen interviewed over one- hundred women and spoke to them about various aspects of their relationships with... Read morePublished on January 28, 2012 by Shalom Freedman
Very funny and right on the spot. The author captures the intricacies of life with sisters. Her interviews were funny and thoughtful.Published on December 17, 2011 by Tracy Shannon