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Understanding Intercultural Communication by Stella Ting-toomey
Understanding Intercultural Communication

blossom, November 9, 2013

If you are only going to purchase one book on intercultural communication, this is THE one to buy! Ting-Toomey and Chung take complex theory and research and translate it into user-friendly concepts. They provide a wide array of exercises for self-reflection, which are informative and engaging. The book is full of examples from pop culture of the impact and influence of culture. This book is designed to enhance daily interactions across cultures for everyone, and the guidance is immediately applicable whether one is living at home or abroad.
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A Good American by Alex George
A Good American

blossom, August 29, 2012

Reading “A Good American” is like sitting down for a long late afternoon conversation with your favorite uncle. All the family secrets you didn’t know are shared, not at once, sometimes meandering, but always revealing. The author, Alex George, traces one family as they emigrate to the U.S. from Germany in 1904, and in their rush to leave, decide New Orleans must not be that different from New York as a destination. The story is ultimately set in Missouri, in the middle of America. Although a subtle character, Missouri does indeed play a cultural role in shaping the family, as the story moves through the generations. Be prepared for some interesting plots twists, scenes of violence and great sorrow, and an encompassing embrace of U.S. culture in its highs and lows…and don’t be surprised if you lose a few nights sleep staying up to finish this novel.
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Another Country: Navigating the Emotional Terrain of Our Elders by Mary Pipher

blossom, August 11, 2012

This is an absolutely amazing book about the culture of aging in the U.S. Pipher writes in an empathetic manner, yet does not shy away from the difficult aspects. I've read this book five times so far.
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