Tiger Babies Strike Back: How I Was Raised By A Tiger Mom But Could Not Be Turned To The Dark Side

Paperback | April 30, 2013

byKim Wong Keltner

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An answer to Amy Chua’s Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, author Kim Wong Keltner’s Tiger Babies Strike Back takes the control-freak beast by the tail with a humorous and honest look at the issues facing women today—Chinese-American and otherwise.

Keltner, the author of the novels Buddha Baby and I Want Candy, mines her own past in an attempt to dispel the myth that all Chinese women are Tiger Mothers. Keltner strikes back at Chua’s argument through topics, including “East Meets West in the Board Room and the Bedroom,” and “I Was Raised by a Tiger Mom and All I Got Was this Lousy T-Shirt: A Rebuttal to Chua.”

Through personal anecdotes and tough-love advice, Keltner’s witty and forthright opinions evoke an Asian-American Sex and the City, while showing how our families shape our personal worlds.

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An answer to Amy Chua’s Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, author Kim Wong Keltner’s Tiger Babies Strike Back takes the control-freak beast by the tail with a humorous and honest look at the issues facing women today—Chinese-American and otherwise.Keltner, the author of the novels Buddha Baby and I Want Candy, mines her own past in an at...

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Kim Wong Keltner is a Tiger Baby all grown up with a daughter of her own . . . but is she a Tiger Mother? Heck, no. This book describes—in hilarious, and sometimes heartbreaking, detail—exactly why not.A battle hymn for every non-Tiger offspring of Tiger parents, Tiger Babies Strike Back examines why generations of kids have been made ...

The only thing that keeps Kim Wong Keltner from writing is when she’s trapped under an avalanche of her daughter’s stuffed animals. Keltner is the author ofThe Dim Sum of All Things, Buddha Baby,andI Want Candy. Tiger Babies Strike Backis her first work of nonfiction.

other books by Kim Wong Keltner

The Dim Sum Of All Things
The Dim Sum Of All Things

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I Want Candy
I Want Candy

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Buddha Baby
Buddha Baby

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.61 inPublished:April 30, 2013Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006222929X

ISBN - 13:9780062229298

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