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Battle hymn of the tiger mother [electronic resource]. Amy Chua.

Chua, Amy. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781101475454 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2011.

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Summary, etc.: The New York Times Book Review "[E]ntertaining, bracingly honest and, yes, thought-provoking." At once provocative and laugh-out-loud funny, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother ignited a global parenting debate with its story of one mother's journey in strict parenting. Amy Chua argues that Western parenting tries to respect and nurture children's individuality, while Chinese parents typically believe that arming children with skills, strong work habits, and inner confidence prepares them best for the future. Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother chronicles Chua's iron-willed decision to raise her daughters, Sophia and Lulu, the Chinese way – and the remarkable, sometimes heartbreaking results her choice inspires. Achingly honest and profoundly challenging, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother is one of the most talked-about books of our times. "Few have the guts to parent in public. Amy [Chua]'s memoir is brutally honest, and...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Penguin Books, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1230 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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