Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua
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Traditional Chinese edition of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua, a professor at Yale Law School. The headline "Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior" in the January 8, 2011 Wall Street Journal about the book, an instant bestseller (ranked #4 on Amazon as of 1/2011), has raised the debate on the merits of parenting Chinese or Western style to an unprecedented level, in America as well as in Chinese reading communities. Other bestselling titles on the subject of parenting mentioned in a related Wall Street Journal article: "In China, Turning Away From Tough Love", also published January 8, 2011, are available on www.BooksWindow.com as well: ? A Good Mom is Better Than a Good Teacher by Yin Jianli (Simplified Chinese edition 9787506345040); ? My Kid is a Medium-Ranking Student by Fang Gang (Simplified Chinese edition 9787807335344); ? Catching Children's Sensitive Periods by Sun Ruixue (Simplified Chinese edition 9787802038257); ? Children are from Heaven by John Gray (traditional Chinese edition 9789861772158); and ? How to Talk So Kids Will Listen by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish (simplified Chinese edition 9787802115279, Vietnamese edition 8932000115120). Simplified Chinese edition (9787508626116) is also available.
 

About Amy Chua

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AMY CHUA is the John Duff Jr. Professor of Law at Yale Law School. She is the author of" World on Fire" and is a noted expert in the fields of international business, ethnic conflict, and globalization. She lives in New Haven, Connecticut, with her husband and two daughters.
 
Published January 1, 2011 by Zhong Xin Chu Ban She. 265 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Education & Reference, Parenting & Relationships.

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The Bookbag

Summary: Chua's methods of parenting will seem borderline psychotic to many Western readers – and that's being kind.

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USA Today

To motivate then-7-year-old Louisa to practice the piano, Chua threatened to donate her dollhouse piece by piece to the Salvation Army .

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Huffington Post

"Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" by Amy Chua The New York Times "There are all these new books out there portraying Asian mothers as scheming, callous, overdriven people indifferent to their kids' true interests," Amy Chua writes.

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Washington Independent Review of Books

Another omission relates to a promise Chua made to her parents to teach her daughters Mandarin Chinese, as the lingua franca of Chinese worldwide (although the Chua family speaks the southern Fukien dialect).

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Deseret News

Amy Chua is more sympathetic to her two dogs than to her two daughters.

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Independent.ie

AT THE age of 29 Amy Chua wanted to write an epic novel about Chinese-American mothers and daughters -- but unfortunately Amy Tan, Maxine Hong Kingston and Jung Chang "all beat me to it".

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Bookmarks Magazine

Cassandra Jardine USA Today 2 of 5 Stars "Alas, Chua's actual book is not a guide to, say, raising your very own Intel science prize winner even though you, like Chua, have a full-time job.

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DNA

Chinese-American Amy Chua's funny, scary, and at times cringe-inducing account of raising her kids the hard, Chinese way, makes us question our own assumptions about parenting.

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Red Room

Right from the first page she tells of how her two girls were not allowed to attend sleepovers or playdates, be in the school play or get a grade lower than A, but, as the book goes on, she confesses stories which have now become notorious: threatening to shut her three year old out in the freezi...

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Open Salon

What disturbs me most is that Chua — who was raised in America , amongst the professors at Berkeley , during the Marlo Thomas “Free to Be You and Me” years — would so earnestly and unflinchingly believe in this parenting style, for nearly the entirety of her daughters’ childhoods.

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Cairo 360

Parenting and child psychology take up most of the self-help book genre, stressing the point that every parent must develop their own creative and suitable ways to deal with their child.

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Red Online

What mum or dad would not cheer Chua’s indignant observation that ‘’instead of making kids study from books, schools are constantly trying to make learning fun by having parents do all the work’’?’

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