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Battle hymn of the tiger mother / Amy Chua.

Chua, Amy. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781594202841
  • ISBN: 1594202842
  • Physical Description: 237 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, ©2011.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-235).
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Chua, Amy.
Chua, Amy.
Chua, Amy.
Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer Bitterfeld.
Chinese American women > Biography.
East and West > Biography.
Mothers > United States > Biography.
Mothers and daughters > China.
Mothers and daughters > United States.
Mothers and daughters > China.
Mothers and daughters > United States.
Mothers > United States > Biography.
SOCIAL SCIENCE > Ethnic Studies > Asian American Studies.
Mothers and daughters.
Mothers.
Chinese American women.
East and West.
Chinesin.
Mutter.
Familienerziehung.
Erfolgsstreben.
Selbstdisziplin.
Biografi.
Mothers > United States > Biography.
Chinese American women > Biography.
Mother-daughter relationship.
United States.
China.
Genre: Autobiographies.
Biography.
Autobiographies.