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Battle hymn of the tiger mother

Author: Amy Chua
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, ©2011
Edition/Format:   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
Named Person: Amy Chua
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Chua
ISBN: 9781594202841 1594202842
OCLC Number: 768815843
Notes: 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. 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. 3. Pushkin. Rebellion. Darkness. Rebellion, part 2. Katrin. The sack of rice. Despair. "Hebrew melody". Red square. The symbol. Going West. The ending
Description: 237 s. : ill.
Contents: 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 --
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 --
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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