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5,0 sur 5 étoilesRumor Est Immortalis
20 août 2014 - Publié sur Amazon.com
I LOVE THIS BOOK! I've been a loyal LaineyGossip.com reader for several years now and I was so excited when I found out Lainey was writing a book about the incomparable Squawking Chicken. Even if you don't read LaineyGossip, you can still enjoy this book. Listen to the Squawking Chicken is full of wisdom, heart, perseverance, and love. I laughed, I cried, I took notes. If I ever bother to make a Bucket List, meeting the Squawking Chicken (and Lainey, too) would definitely be on it. Read this book. Then go read LaineyGossip.com. You can thank me later.
I've read some of the other negative posts here but I LOVED the book. I just finished it last night. It gives great insight into the Chinese culture. And it's the culture I think some negative reviewers are not understanding. Lainey's mother had a harsh childhood and she wanted to ensure that Lainey did not have the same. I have a lot of respect for Lainey and her mother after reading this book. And Lainey writes in a way that you can sense the love she has for her mother.
The book shocked me (in places), made me sad, and made me laugh. Most importantly, it made me THINK. Lainey not only loves her mother, she genuinely appreciates her. This has made me think about my own relationship with my mother. I just loved this book.
I have been reading Lainey's blog for years and it's often my only non-work related item on the daily task list. Her style makes you feel like you are sitting down with a friend and when you travel for a living as I do, that can turn another random hotel room into home. The book offered more of that honest and connective style. And the added layer of The Squawking Chicken's life story, strong opinions and advice gave this also first-generation, Canadian-born reader the motivation to speak up and walk a little taller as well as place a call to my Mama and thank her for all she has done.
I am a long time reader of Lainey's gossip blog and have always enjoyed her references to her mom. So getting her background story and getting a glimpse into a culture I know little about was educational and entertaining. Although the squawking chicken's parenting methods may seem harsh by our increasingly permissive North American standards the result seems to have yielded a smart, strong, successful women who loves her mother. The squawking chicken has succeeded in raising a daughter who sees her as a women first and a mother second. A goal we should all strive for. The book is funny and reads quickly in fact I have already read it twice. Anyone with a mother should read this. Looking forward to more. Sheryl
5,0 sur 5 étoilesA candid, moving well-written memoir. Elaine Lui brings ...
23 février 2018 - Publié sur Amazon.com
A candid, moving well-written memoir. Elaine Lui brings her superb writing showcased on her website to this book and shares sometimes seemingly difficult experiences in an honest, heartfelt way with a bit of humor in between.