The Resource Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, Amy Chua, (electronic resource)

Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, Amy Chua, (electronic resource)

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Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
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Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
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Amy Chua
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eng
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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 her willingness to share her struggles is a gift. Whether or not you agree with her priorities and approach, she should be applauded for raising these issues with a thoughtful, humorous and authentic voice." ? Time Magazine "[A] riveting read... Chua's story is far more complicated and interesting than what you've heard to date ? and well worth picking up... I guarantee that if you read the book, there'll undoubtedly be places where you'll cringe in recognition, and others where you'll tear up in empathy." ? San Francisco Chronicle " Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother hit the parenting hot button, but also a lot more, including people's complicated feelings about ambition, intellectualism, high culture, the Ivy League, strong women and America's standing in a world where China is ascendant. Chua's conviction that hard work leads to inner confidence is a resonant one." ? Chicago Tribune "Readers will alternately gasp at and empathize with Chua's struggles and aspirations, all the while enjoying her writing, which, like her kid-rearing philosophy, is brisk, lively and no-holds-barred. This memoir raises intriguing, sometimes uncomfortable questions about love, pride, ambition, achievement and self-worth that will resonate among success-obsessed parents... Readers of all stripes will respond to [Battle Hymn of the] Tiger Mother ." ? The Washington Post
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Chua, Amy
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Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, Amy Chua, (electronic resource)
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9781101467114
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Label
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, Amy Chua, (electronic resource)
Link
http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHQAAAA2I/products/71402d46-7e33-46eb-bbcc-15b0fa8eb109
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101467114
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
71402D46-7E33-46EB-BBCC-15B0FA8EB109
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  • Adobe PDF eBook
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read

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