Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother (Paperback)
  • Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother (Paperback)

Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother (Paperback)

Paperback 272 Pages / Published: 02/02/2012
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One of the most provocative and explosive parenting books ever written, Chua’s deliciously witty and eloquent account of her extremely strict and pushy parenting regimen is an eye-opening story of cultural expectations and unorthodox expressions of maternal love.

Updated with a new postscript by Amy Chua and a letter from her eldest daughter, Sophia Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother is a story about a mother, two daughters, and two dogs. It was supposed to be a story of how Chinese parents are better at raising kids than Western ones. But instead, it's about a bitter clash of cultures, a fleeting taste of glory, and how you can be humbled by a thirteen-year-old. Witty, entertaining and provocative, this is a unique and important book that will transform your perspective of parenting forever.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781408822074
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 197 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 17 mm

'Blissfully funny' * India Knight, Sunday Times *
When an entire nation reacts so strongly to something you know you have hit a nerve. And Amy did ... she should be applauded for raising these issues with a thoughtful, humorous and authentic voice * Sheryl Sandberg (author of LEAN IN), Time magazine's '100 most influential people in the world' *
'Millions of British children could use a Tiger Mother in their tank' * Allison Pearson, Daily Telegraph *
'A treat from first to last: ruefully funny, endlessly self-deprecating, riven with ironies .. I relished this memoir' * Independent *
'Entertaining, bracingly honest and, yes, thought-provoking' * New York Times *

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