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You Were Always Mom's Favorite!: Sisters in Conversation Throughout Their Lives

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTELLER

Conversations between sisters reveal a deep and constant tug between two dynamics—an impulse toward closeness and an impulse toward competition. It takes just a word from your sister to start you laughing, or to summon up a past you both share. But it also takes just a word to send you into an emotional tailspin. For many women, a sister is both a devoted friend and a fierce rival.

Wise and witty, You Were Always Mom’s Favorite! will leave you with a profound new understanding of the unique and precious sister bond, as well as provide practical advice that will open up communication, dispel tensions, and make a vital connection even stronger, deeper, and more resilient.

Synopsis:

What she did for women and men in "You Just Don't Understand," and mothers and daughters in "You're Wearing THAT?, New York Times"-bestselling author Tannen now does for sisters in a groundbreaking book that explores this powerful and perplexing relationship.

About the Author

Deborah Tannen is the acclaimed author of You Just Dont Understand, which was on the New York Times bestseller list for nearly four years including eight months as #1; the ten-week New York Times bestseller Youre Wearing THAT?: Understanding Mothers and Daughters in Conversation; I Only Say This Because I Love You: Talking to Your Parents, Partner, Sibs and Kids When Youre All Adults, which won the Books for a Better Life Award; Talking from 9 to 5: Women and Men at Work; Thats Not What I Meant!; and many other books. A professor of linguistics at Georgetown University, she has written for and been featured in newspapers and magazines such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, Time, and Newsweek. She appears frequently on TV and radio, including such shows as 20/20, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Colbert Report, Nightline, Today, Good Morning America, and NPRs Morning Edition and All Things Considered. She is university professor and professor of linguistics at Georgetown University, and has been McGraw Distinguished Lecturer at Princeton University. She lives with her husband in the Washington, D.C., area.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780345496973
Author:
Tannen, Deborah
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Subject:
Siblings
Subject:
Family Relationships
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Subject:
General Family & Relationships
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.96x5.62x.55 in. .42 lbs.

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