That's Not What I Meant!: How Conversational Style Makes or Breaks Relationships by Deborah Tannen

That's Not What I Meant!: How Conversational Style Makes or Breaks Relationships

byDeborah Tannen

Paperback | July 5, 2011

not yet rated|write a review

Pricing and Purchase Info

$15.91 online 
$18.50
Earn 80 plum® points

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

“Tannen combines a novelist’s ear for the way people speak with a rare power of original analysis....Fascinating.”
—Oliver Sacks, author of The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and The Mind’s Eye

In That’s Not What I Meant!, Deborah Tannen, renowned communication expert and author of the New York Times bestsellers You’re Wearing THAT? and You Just Don’t Understand, explores how conversational styles can make or break interpersonal relationships at home, at work, or at play. Fans of her books and the healthily curious reader interested in popular psychology, feminism, linguistics, or social sciences will be fascinated by Tannen’s remarkable insights into unintentional conversational confusion.  That’s Not What I Meant! is an essential guide to recognizing and adjusting what we say and how we are saying it in order to strengthen or save a relationship.

About The Author

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

Details & Specs

Title:That's Not What I Meant!: How Conversational Style Makes or Breaks RelationshipsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.5 inPublished:July 5, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062062999

ISBN - 13:9780062062994

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of That's Not What I Meant!: How Conversational Style Makes or Breaks Relationships

Reviews