Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

Autor Amy Chua
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 2 feb 2012
A SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER: the most talked-about book of the year'Blissfully funny' India Knight, Sunday Times'Entertaining, bracingly honest and, yes, thought-provoking' New York Times'A treat from first to last: ruefully funny, endlessly self-deprecating, riven with ironies .. I relished this memoir' IUpdated with a new postscript by Amy Chua and a letter from her eldest daughter, SophiaBattle 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.
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ISBN-13: 9781408822074
ISBN-10: 1408822075
Pagini: 272
Ilustrații: 1 Illustrations, ports.
Dimensiuni: 129 x 198 x 16 mm
Greutate: 0.2 kg
Editura: Bloomsbury Publishing
Colecția Bloomsbury Paperbacks
Locul publicării:London, United Kingdom


Amy Chua was included in Time magazine's list of the '100 Most Influential People in the World'A BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEKThe hardback caused a storm of publicity and review coverage across the world73,000 copies sold to date (all editions, including eBook). Penguin USA have sold 150,000 copies

Notă biografică

Amy Chua is the John M. Duff Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Her first book, World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability, translated into eight languages, was a New York Times bestseller, an Economist Best Book of the Year and one of the Guardian's Top Political Reads of 2003. Her second book, Day of Empire: How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance - and Why They Fall, was a critically acclaimed Foreign Affairs bestseller. Amy Chua has appeared frequently on radio and television and her writing has been published in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Financial Times, Harvard Business Review and the Wilson Quarterly. She lives with her husband, two daughters and two Samoyeds in New Haven, Connecticut.


'Blissfully funny'
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
'Millions of British children could use a Tiger Mother in their tank'
'A treat from first to last: ruefully funny, endlessly self-deprecating, riven with ironies .. I relished this memoir'
'Entertaining, bracingly honest and, yes, thought-provoking'


The most talked about book of the year

The Sunday Times bestseller
The New York Times bestseller
Der Spiegel bestseller