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Not a particularly enjoyable read as there were so many descriptions of family feuds as mother enforces her dominance over her daughters and doesn't like to 'lose'. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Janeo
First of all, this book isn't a parenting guide. It's a witty memoir about a mixed race and interfaith family. This is Ms. Chua's battle hymn. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Please Pass the Books.
Fantastic book! Amy Chua is amazing! Those who criticize her do so from a place of insecurity resulting from the recognition of their mediocrity and lazy parenting after reading... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Natasha S.
Many of the ideas were stimulating but her writing style is so curt that I found it a difficult read. She often did not develop a theme when she wrote about it. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Steve Schlairet
Captures the essence of Asian parenting. Some parts were hilarious like the rabbit incident and driving to upstate New York.Published 12 days ago by Kindle Customer
This book gives a perspective to every parent. Good or bad, it does makes one think about the potential your child has. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Raman
I had to read this for my college English class. I didn't mind it, I'll probably be a strict mother also but not that strict! Read morePublished 15 days ago by Victoria
Sent to my Mom to educate her on her new Chinese daughter-in-law, boy do I feel sorry for the kids.Published 17 days ago by Reggie
I hope I have the fortitude (and humor) to be this kind of mother. So far I'm still a huge softie compared to her, but I think she's great.Published 20 days ago by Stefanie Unertl