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You were always mom's favorite! : sisters in conversation throughout their lives

Author: Deborah Tannen
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2010] ©2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Ballantine books Trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Explores the connections among sisters throughout their childhood years into adulthood, including competitiveness, age differences, and lifelong friendships.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Tannen
ISBN: 9780345496973 0345496973
OCLC Number: 489001753
Description: 234 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Sisters in lifelong conversation --
"We're close but we're different": compare and contrast --
Looking up and talking down: competition and the array of age --
Whose side are you on?: understanding alignment --
"I'll be the princess, you be the frog": younger sister: the view of the frog --
Gateway to the world: older sister: the view from the gate --
It's all talk: sisterspeak and genderlect --
Sisterness: the good, the bad, and how to get more of the lovely.
Responsibility: Deborah Tannen.

Abstract:

Explores the connections among sisters throughout their childhood years into adulthood, including competitiveness, age differences, and lifelong friendships.
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