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A good talk

Daniel Menaker

A good talk

the story and skill of conversation

by Daniel Menaker

  • 326 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Twelve in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conversation,
  • Conversation analysis,
  • Oral communication

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDaniel Menaker
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ2121 .M46 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination230 p.
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27156373M
    ISBN 100446540013
    ISBN 109780446540018
    OCLC/WorldCa607193362

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A GOOD TALK is an analysis of and guide to that most exclusively human of all activities-- conversation. Drawing on over forty years of experience in American letters, Menaker pinpoints the factors that drive and enliven every good conversation: the vagaries (and joys) of subtext; the deeper structure and meaning of conversational flow; the subliminal signals that guide our /5(35).

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