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Battle hymn of the tiger mother / Amy Chua.

Chua, Amy. (Author).
Book Book (c2011.)
Description: 237 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, c2011.
25 of 25 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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  • ISBN: 9781594202841
  • ISBN: 1594202842
Bibliography, etc.: 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.

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Chua, Amy. "Battle hymn of the tiger mother." New York : Penguin Press, 2011.

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