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The writing style of this book is not for me.
Ever since the Tiger Mom book came out, I was hoping that someone would respond for everyone else who didn't really care for the way Tiger parents raise their kids.
I couldn't help feeling at times that Keltner was just taking advantage of Chua's popular title to sell a book that was only partially connected.
The book immediately drew me in, and held me captive until the last pages. I could relate to the author's descriptions of her relatives, of people in San Francisco, and of her... Read morePublished 25 days ago by Tony Talarico
The writing was horrible, she contradicted herself, it was rambling. It was like an angry, stream-of-consciousness email that nobody proofread.Published 7 months ago by Theresa
This the good book to read to know how the opposite of tiger mom is and how they raise their kids.Published 9 months ago by pennysaver
Totally agree with her sentiments & thoughts but she expressed them with such humor and poignancy. I laughed and was enlightened at the same time. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Selina
I got this book because I thought it would be an intellectual counterpoint to Amy Chua's Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother. It simply wasn't. It was a big whine-fest. Save your time. Read morePublished 12 months ago by baberighteous
After reading the book, I cried and then chose to re-read some of the chapters. It was truly inspirational and very touching. Read morePublished 12 months ago by ch88ss
I found this book boring. Attempts at being amusing was not amusing to me. There was nothing new in it for me. Read morePublished 12 months ago by V. Gee
It was probably the way the author grew up and did not want to raise her daughter like her mother did.Published 15 months ago by Grapevine