Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother


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      u201C[E]ntertaining, bracingly honest and, yes, thought-provoking.u201Du2013The New York Times Book Review

At once provocative and laugh-out-loud funny, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother ignited a global parenting debate with its story of one motheru2019s journey in strict parenting.xA0 Amy Chua argues thatxA0Western parenting tries to respect and nurture childrenu2019s individuality, while Chinese parents typically believe that arming children with skills, strong work habits, and inner confidence prepares them best for the future.xA0xA0 Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother chronicles Chuau2019s iron-willed decision to raise her daughters, Sophia and Lulu, the Chinese way u2013 and the remarkable, sometimes heartbreakingxA0 results her choice inspires.xA0 Achingly honest and profoundly challenging, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother is one of the most talked-about books of our times.

u201CFew 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.u201D u2013Time Magazine

u201C[A] riveting readu2026 Chua's story is far more complicated and interesting than what you've heard to date -- and well worth picking upu2026 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.u201D u2013San Francisco Chronicle

u201CBattle 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.u201D u2013Chicago Tribune

u201CReaders 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 parentsu2026 Readers of all stripes will respond to [Battle Hymn of the] Tiger Mother.u201D u2013The Washington Post

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