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Author Chua, Amy.

Title Battle hymn of the tiger mother / Amy Chua.

Imprint New York : Penguin Press, c2011.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  306.874 C559    ---  Available
Description 237 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-235).
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.
Summary 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.
Chinese American women -- Biography.
East and West -- Biography.
Mothers -- United States -- Biography.
Mothers and daughters -- China.
Mothers and daughters -- United States.
ISBN 9781594202841 : $25.95
1594202842
Standard No. AU@ 000045820513
NZ1 13528425
AU@ 000046627643
NZ1 13542041

 
    
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