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Battle hymn of the tiger mother

Author: Amy Chua
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the rewards and pitfalls of a Chinese mother's exercise in extreme parenting, describing the exacting standards applied to grades, music lessons, and avoidance of Western cultural practices.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiography
Named Person: Amy Chua; Amy Chua; Amy Chua
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Chua
ISBN: 9780143120582 0143120581
OCLC Number: 727703096
Notes: This ed. includes a new afterword.
Description: 244 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The Chinese mother --
Sophia --
Louisa --
The Chuas --
On generational decline --
The virtuous circle --
Tiger luck --
Lulu's instrument --
The violin --
Teeth marks and bubbles --
"The little white donkey" --
The cadenza --
pt. 2. Coco --
London, Athens, Barcelona, Bombay --
Popo --
The birthday card --
Caravan to Chautauqua --
The swimming hole --
How you get to Carnegie Hall --
How you get to Carnegie Hall, part 2 --
The debut and the audition --
Blowout in Budapest --
pt. 3. Pushkin --
Rebellion --
Darkness --
Rebellion, part 2 --
Katrin --
The sack of rice --
Despair --
"Hebrew melody" --
Red square --
The symbol --
Going West --
The ending.
Responsibility: Amy Chua.

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Traces the rewards and pitfalls of a Chinese mother's exercise in extreme parenting, describing the exacting standards applied to grades, music lessons, and avoidance of Western cultural practices.

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