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

Authors: Chua, Amy.
Call number: eBook
Publisher: New York : The Penguin Press, c2011.
Publication date: c2011.
Subject: Chinese American women -- Biography.
East and West -- Biography.
Mothers -- United States -- Biography.
Mothers and daughters -- China.
Mothers and daughters -- United States.
Chua, Amy.
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Title: Battle hymn of the tiger mother [electronic resource] / Amy Chua.
Physical description: 1 online resource
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 note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographic references.
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Available in other form: Chua, Amy. Battle hymn of the tiger mother.
ISBN: 9781101467114 (electronic bk.)
1101467118 (electronic bk.)
9781101475454 (electronic bk.)
1101475455 (electronic bk.)
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