Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee

The Celebrated Life of the Golden Dragon

Book - 2000
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A behind-the-scenes look at the life of the most extraordinary martial artist of all time--Bruce Lee.

Bruce Lee: The Celebrated Life of the Golden Dragon is a photographic catalog of all facets of this fascinating man, from the start of his career to his untimely and tragic death in 1973. This book reveals a quiet family man behind the charismatic public persona. It shows the real Bruce Lee--the man who was so much more than an international film and martial arts celebrity.

This brilliant photo essay--compiled and edited by Bruce Lee expert John Little with the assistance of Lee's widow, Linda Lee Cadwell--reveals never-before-published family photos, including rare photos of Bruce's childhood in Hong Kong. Tender moments with his children are caught on camera and action shots from his martial arts films are shown.

With a preface by his daughter Shannon Lee and a foreword by wife Linda, the text is drawn directly from Bruce Lee's own diaries and journals. Based on the award-winning Warner Bros. documentary, Bruce Lee: In His Own Words , sections include: Chronology of the Life of Bruce Lee Early Years--why he began studying gung fu (kung fu) and took up wing chun, his first starring role, and his return to the US Hollywood--why he got the part in The Green Hornet , teaching Steve McQueen, James Coburn and Stirling Silliphant, filming Enter the Dragon , The Way of the Dragon , Fist of Fury and more, training and acting with Chuck Norris, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Dean Martin and Sharon Tate, and the creation of Jeet Kune Do (JKD) Family--meeting Linda, having children, daily life This Bruce Lee Book is part of the Bruce Lee Library which also features: Bruce Lee: Striking Thoughts Bruce Lee: The Tao of Gung Fu Bruce Lee: Artist of Life Bruce Lee: Letters of the Dragon Bruce Lee: The Art of Expressing the Human Body Bruce Lee: Jeet Kune Do
Publisher: Boston : Tuttle Pub., 2000
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780804832304
0804832307
Branch Call Number: 791.43028/LEE 4565 1
Additional Contributors: Little, John R. 1960-

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Jul 20, 2015

Some interesting photo's and comments from Bruce Lee, and if you are a fan, a good book to delve into. You will learn a lot about him, especially his family life, making you like him all the more. This gives additional reason to grieve his untimely death.

deleuzerimbaud Apr 04, 2015

Excellent testament to the life of Bruce Lee, filled with pictures, adages and biographical curiosities.

Shytie88 Dec 09, 2012

Very good book with information about Bruce Lee's life and career. The pictures are great. The pictures that show his family are my favorites.

Ólive Jul 04, 2012

he is the karate master he is a legend and i love all his acting and kicking butt

flash2121 Jul 03, 2012

profound words and love for life...

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