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

By: Chua, Amy.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : The Penguin Press, c2011Description: 1 online resource.ISBN: 9781101467114 (electronic bk.); 1101467118 (electronic bk.); 9781101475454 (electronic bk.); 1101475455 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Chua, Amy | Chinese American women -- Biography | East and West -- Biography | Mothers -- United States -- Biography | Mothers and daughters -- China | Mothers and daughters -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Battle hymn of the tiger mother.DDC classification: 306.8743 Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold
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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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.

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.

Includes bibliographic references.

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