Battle hymn of the tiger mother by Chua, Amy.

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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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Library: Call Number: Material: Shelf Location: Due Date: Notes:
Charles Santore Branch 306.874 C56B Floating Adult Hardback Adult Department  
Oak Lane Branch 306.8743 C47B Floating Adult Hardback Adult Department  
Parkway Central Library 306.874 C59 Floating Adult Hardback Adult Department  
Whitman Branch 306.874 C56B Floating Adult Hardback Adult Department  
Whitman Branch 306.874 C56B Floating Adult Hardback Adult Department  

Table of Contents

  1. 1. The Chinese mother
  2. Sophia
  3. Louisa
  4. The Chuas
  5. On generational decline
  6. The virtuous circle
  7. Tiger luck
  8. Lulu's instrument
  9. The violin
  10. Teeth marks and bubbles
  11. "The little white donkey"
  12. The cadenza
  13. 2. Coco
  14. London, Athens, Barcelona, Bombay
  15. Popo
  16. The birthday card
  17. Caravan to Chautauqua
  18. The swimming hole
  19. How you get to Carnegie Hall
  20. How you get to Carnegie Hall, part 2
  21. The debut and the audition
  22. Blowout in Budapest
  23. 3. Pushkin
  24. Rebellion
  25. Darkness
  26. Rebellion, part 2
  27. Katrin
  28. The sack of rice
  29. Despair
  30. "Hebrew melody"
  31. Red square
  32. The symbol
  33. Going West
  34. The ending.

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