92Y Live Satellite Broadcast: Success in America - Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld @ your City Library
Date: 02-04-2014 Starting Time: 8:00 pm
It may be taboo to say, but some groups in America do better than others. Mormons have recently risen to astonishing business success. Cubans in Miami climbed from poverty to prosperity in a generation. Nigerians earn doctorates at stunningly high rates. Indian and Chinese Americans have much higher incomes than other Americans; Jews may have the highest of all. Husband and wife team Amy Chua (author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother) and Jed Rubenfeldóboth Yale professorsódiscuss their new book, The Triple Package, and expose the three unlikely traits that explain the rise and fall of cultural groups in America, in a talk that could transform the way you think about success and achievement. FRIENDS members can attend for $ 5.00. The General Public can attend for $10.00. To be held in the library's Auditorium starting at 8:00pm. Live from NY's 92nd Street (92YLive) is a live, satellite-broadcasted event, that allows people all over the nation to access the Y's cultural and educational programs. This program will provide an opportunity for the audience to ask questions of the presenters, as if they were in the New York audience. For more information contact the FRIENDS of the Mandel Public Library www.friendswpblibrary.org or call 561-868-7709.