Talking from 9 to 5: Women and Men at Work

Deborah Tannen (Author)

Product Details

$14.99  $13.79
William Morrow & Company
Publish Date
September 18, 2001
5.25 X 1.03 X 8.02 inches | 0.62 pounds

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About the Author

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


"Her most intiguing work."--"Boston Globe""Required and insightful...lively and straightforward...a novel and sometimes startling analysis of workplace dynamics."-- "The New York Times Book Review""A necessary read...Tannen explains how women can bring authority to their conversational style without having to give up their individual voice."--"New York Daily News""Entertaining and filled with illustrative raises many issues of concern to working women, from knocking against the glass ceiling to dealing with sexual harassment."-- "Library Journal""This wise and informative book...[is] filled with gracefully analyzed examples of job-related conversations, every page delivers a shock of recognition."-- "Publishers Weekly""She is an authority on why communication fails at work and home. Tannen shows how deeply ingrained our sense of place is."-- "Los Angeles Times""For anyone who has ever sat through a meeting at the office, this book has the ring of truth."-- "The Christian Science Monitor"