Good Talk

📒Good Talk ✍ Mira Jacob

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✏Book Title : Good Talk
✏Author : Mira Jacob
✏Publisher : One World
✏Release Date : 2019-03-26
✏Pages : 368
✏ISBN : 9780399589058
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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✏Good Talk Book Summary : A “beautiful and eye-opening” (Jacqueline Woodson), “hilarious and heart-rending” (Celeste Ng) graphic memoir about American identity, interracial families, and the realities that divide us, from the acclaimed author of The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing. NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Chicago Tribune • The New York Public Library • Publishers Weekly AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • Time • BuzzFeed • Esquire • Library Journal • Kirkus Reviews “How brown is too brown?” “Can Indians be racist?” “What does real love between really different people look like?” Like many six-year-olds, Mira Jacob’s half-Jewish, half-Indian son, Z, has questions about everything. At first they are innocuous enough, but as tensions from the 2016 election spread from the media into his own family, they become much, much more complicated. Trying to answer him honestly, Mira has to think back to where she’s gotten her own answers: her most formative conversations about race, color, sexuality, and, of course, love. Written with humor and vulnerability, this deeply relatable graphic memoir is a love letter to the art of conversation—and to the hope that hovers in our most difficult questions. LONGLISTED FOR THE PEN/OPEN BOOK AWARD “Jacob’s earnest recollections are often heartbreaking, but also infused with levity and humor. What stands out most is the fierce compassion with which she parses the complexities of family and love.”—Time “Good Talk uses a masterful mix of pictures and words to speak on life’s most uncomfortable conversations.”—io9 “Mira Jacob just made me toss everything I thought was possible in a book-as-art-object into the garbage. Her new book changes everything.”—Kiese Laymon, New York Times bestselling author of Heavy

📒A Good Talk ✍ Daniel Menaker

A Good Talk Book PDF
✏Book Title : A Good Talk
✏Author : Daniel Menaker
✏Publisher : Hachette UK
✏Release Date : 2010-01-04
✏Pages : 240
✏ISBN : 9780446558013
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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✏A Good Talk Book Summary : 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 disclosures and confessions; and the countless other hurdles we must clear along the way. Moving beyond self-help musings and "how to" advice, he has created a stylish, funny, and surprising book: a celebration of "the most excusively human of all activities." In a time when conversation remains deeply important-- for building relationships, for relaxing, even for figuring out who we are-- and also increasingly imperiled (with Blackberries and texting increasingly in vogue), A GOOD TALK is a refreshing celebration of the subtle adventures of a good conversation.

📒Good Talk Dad ✍ Bill Geist

Good Talk Dad Book PDF
✏Book Title : Good Talk Dad
✏Author : Bill Geist
✏Publisher : Hachette UK
✏Release Date : 2014-05-20
✏Pages : 272
✏ISBN : 9781455547203
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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✏Good Talk Dad Book Summary : Bill Geist--the beloved, award-winning, long-time special correspondent for "CBS: Sunday Morning," whose debut Little League Confidential was a New York Times bestseller in hardcover and paper--and Willie Geist, the Today Show host, popular member of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," and author of the best-selling American Freak Show--have begun an extended conversation between father and son on areas of mutual interest, agreement, and disagreement. Told in a unique back-and-forth banter style, the hilarious father-son team will laugh together at the shared journey of their relationship. They'll riff on fatherhood, religion, music, sports, summer camp disasters, driving lessons gone horribly wrong, being on TV, and their wonderfully odd family life. Think Big Russ and Me meets S*** My Dad Says, with humorous observations about professional wrestling as a worldview, raising a kid with television cameras in the kitchen, and anything and everything else that comes to their witty minds. The Geists decided to write this book so their children and grandchildren would have a record of their unusual father-son relationship. The book is remarkably funny, as well as poignant and sincere, especially in light of Bill's announcement that he's been diagnosed with Parkinson's. With its lighthearted look at the crazy things fathers and sons go through and the unique bond those experiences forge, the book is sure to be a must-have gift for Father's Day.

The Moral Parameters Of Good Talk Book PDF
✏Book Title : The Moral Parameters of Good Talk
✏Author : Maryann Ayim
✏Publisher : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
✏Release Date : 1997
✏Pages : 255
✏ISBN : 9780889202825
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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✏The Moral Parameters of Good Talk Book Summary : Annotation The author contends that since language is capable of creating harm or good, it should not be exempt from the moral standards we apply to other behaviors--we should strive to talk in morally appropriate ways. Her proposed moral criteria for language are discussed on a theoretical level, where she applies her moral analysis to the major competing theories on the relation of gender and language, and on a practical level, when she examines circumstances where such moral criteria have been applied. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

📒Good Talk ✍ Daniel Stillman

Good Talk Book PDF
✏Book Title : Good Talk
✏Author : Daniel Stillman
✏Publisher : Management Impact Publishing
✏Release Date : 2020-04-02
✏Pages : 256
✏ISBN : 9462763569
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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✏Good Talk Book Summary : How Conversations Work is a holistic approach to designing conversations that make an impact and create lasting change.

📒Good To Talk ✍ Deborah Cameron

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✏Book Title : Good to Talk
✏Author : Deborah Cameron
✏Publisher : SAGE
✏Release Date : 2000-03-27
✏Pages : 224
✏ISBN : 9781412931557
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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✏Good to Talk Book Summary : It's good to talk is one of the great clich[ac]es of our time. The benefits of talk to individuals, families and organizations are proclaimed by pop psychologists, television talk show hosts, and management gurus. The importance of talk is talked about endlessly. `Good to Talk? is an attempt to look critically at what lies behind this upsurge of concern about talk in our workplaces, classrooms and private lives, and it places these developments in historical context and relates their forms to the broader economic and social changes associated with globalization. The book also poses questions about the social and political implications of talking about talking. Is `communication' the key to solving the problems of modern life? Are the lessons in talking that are offered to us now the ones we most urgently need to learn? Is it time to challenge the prevailing belief about what makes it good to talk?

📒Good Talk 2 ✍ Derwent May

Good Talk 2 Book PDF
✏Book Title : Good Talk 2
✏Author : Derwent May
✏Publisher : Taplinger Publishing Company
✏Release Date : 1970
✏Pages : 262
✏ISBN : UOM:39015035873978
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📒Good Talk And Bad Talk ✍ Alex Kenworthy

Good Talk And Bad Talk Book PDF
✏Book Title : Good Talk and Bad Talk
✏Author : Alex Kenworthy
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 1981*
✏Pages : 8
✏ISBN : 0850441889
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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Great Smoky Mountain Stories Book PDF
✏Book Title : Great Smoky Mountain Stories
✏Author : W. Clark Medford
✏Publisher : The Overmountain Press
✏Release Date : 2000
✏Pages : 157
✏ISBN : 1570721599
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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✏Great Smoky Mountain Stories Book Summary : This book is the fourth in a series about the Smoky Mountain “west-of-the-Ridge” section of Western North Carolina—its history, people, customs, traditions, and folklore—with a strong emphasis on Haywood County.

📒Similes Dictionary ✍ Elyse Sommer

Similes Dictionary Book PDF
✏Book Title : Similes Dictionary
✏Author : Elyse Sommer
✏Publisher : Visible Ink Press
✏Release Date : 2013-05-01
✏Pages : 660
✏ISBN : 9781578594696
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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✏Similes Dictionary Book Summary : Whether it invokes hard work or merely a hen-house, a good simile is like a good picture—it's worth a thousand words. Packed with more than 16,000 imaginative, colorful phrases—from “abandoned as a used Kleenex” to “quiet as an eel swimming in oil”—the Similes Dictionary will help any politician, writer, or lover of language find just the right saying, be it original or banal, verbose or succinct. Your thoughts will never be "as tedious as a twice-told tale" or "dry as the Congressional Record." Choose from elegant turns of phrases “as useful as a Swiss army knife” and “varied as expressions of the human face”. Citing more than 2,000 sources—from the Bible, Socrates, Shakespeare, Mark Twain, and H. L. Mencken to popular movies, music, and television shows—the Similes Dictionary covers hundreds of subjects broken into thematic categories that include topics such as virtue, anger, age, ambition, importance, and youth, helping you find the fitting phrase quickly and easily. Perfect for setting the atmosphere, making a point, or helping spin a tale with economy, intelligence, and ingenuity, the vivid comparisons found in this collection will inspire anyone.