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andlt;bandgt;A behind-the-scenes look at the life of the most extraordinary martial artist of all timeand#8212;Bruce Lee.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;Bruce Lee: The Celebrated Life of the Golden Dragonandlt;/iandgt; 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 Leeand#8212;the man who was so much more than an international film and martial arts celebrity.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;This brilliant photo essayand#8212;compiled and edited by Bruce Lee expert John Little with the assistance of Lee's widow, Linda Lee Cadwelland#8212;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.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;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, andlt;iandgt;Bruce Lee: In His Own Wordsandlt;/iandgt;, sections include:andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt;Chronology of the Life of Bruce Leeandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Early Yearsand#8212;why he began studying gung fu (kung fu) and took up wing chun, his first starring role, and his return to the USandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Hollywoodand#8212;why he got the part in andlt;iandgt;The Green Hornetandlt;/iandgt;, teaching Steve McQueen, James Coburn and Stirling Silliphant, filming andlt;iandgt;Enter the Dragonandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;The Way of the Dragonandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Fist of Furyandlt;/iandgt; and more, training and acting with Chuck Norris, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Dean Martin and Sharon Tate, and the creation of Jeet Kune Do (JKD)andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Familyand#8212;meeting Linda, having children, daily lifeandlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt; This Bruce Lee Book is part of Tuttle Publishing's Bruce Lee Library which also features:andlt;iandgt;andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt;Bruce Lee's Striking Thoughtsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;Liandgt;Bruce Lee's The Tao of Gung Fuandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Bruce Lee Artist of Lifeandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Bruce Lee: Letters of the Dragonandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Bruce Lee: The Art of Expressing the Human Bodyandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Bruce Lee Jeet Kune Doandlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;andlt;/iandgt;

Synopsis:

The full range of Bruce Lee's talents are revealed in this compilation of photographs spanning his career, from his early stage performances in Hong Kong to his world-wide success. This photographic record is accompanied by a descriptive commentary dicussing the facets of this martial arts legend.

Synopsis:

A photographic record of all facets of this fascinating man, from the start of his career to his untimely death nearly 35 years ago

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andlt;bandgt;The celebrated life of Bruce Lee in his own words, illustrated with rare family photographs and stills from his movies and television appearancesandlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In the pages of andlt;iandgt;Bruce Lee: The Celebrated Life of the Golden Dragonandlt;/iandgt;, we invite you to examine the real Bruce Lee, the man behind the imageand#8212;the man who was so much more than an international film and martial arts superstar. In a brilliantly assembled photographic essay compiled and edited by John Little, this history of the life and career of Bruce Lee covers Bruce from childhood to international stardom, from the charismatic public persona to the quiet family man. With a preface by Shannon Lee and a foreword by Linda Lee Cadwell, the text is drawn directly from Bruce Lee's own words, as recorded in his diaries and journals, as well as from interviews and the documentary andlt;iandgt;Bruce Lee: In His Own Wordsandlt;/iandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;This Bruce Lee book is part of Tuttle Publishing's andlt;bandgt;andlt;iandgt;Bruce Lee Libraryandlt;/iandgt;andlt;/bandgt; which also features:andlt;iandgt;andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt;Bruce Lee's Striking Thoughtsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;Liandgt;Bruce Lee's The Tao of Gung Fuandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Bruce Lee Artist of Lifeandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Bruce Lee: Letters of the Dragonandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Bruce Lee: The Art of Expressing the Human Bodyandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Bruce Lee Jeet Kune Doandlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;andlt;/iandgt;

Synopsis:

The first compilation of Bruce Lee photographs published in association with the Bruce Lee estate. This book reveals the full range of Lee's talents. It includes rare photos spanning from his early stage career in Hong Kong to his worldwide success as an actor and martial arts phenomenon. Selected with the assistance of Lee's widow, Linda Lee Cadwell, Bruce Lee expert John Little presents a photographic record, accompanied by descriptive commentary, of all facets of this fascinating man, from the start of his career to his untimely death a quarter century ago. Included are photos from Bruce's personal family photos, from his childhood years, through the early years in Hollywood, to the peak of his career as an international star.

On the 60th anniversary of his birth, Lee remains a legendary figure of our time, and this comprehensive collection of photographs will be a must-have for all of Lee's millions of devoted followers.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;John Littleandlt;/bandgt; is the world's preeminent authority on Bruce Lee and his work. The editor of andlt;iandgt;Striking Thoughtsandlt;/iandgt;, he is also the publisher of andlt;iandgt;Bruce Leeandlt;/iandgt; magazine and managing editor of andlt;iandgt;Knowing Is Not Enoughandlt;/iandgt;, the official newsletter of the Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do Nucleus, as well as director of the Bruce Lee Educational Foundation.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804832304
Editor:
Little, John
Preface:
Keasler, Shannon Lee
Preface by:
Keasler, Shannon Lee
Preface:
Keasler, Shannon Lee
Editor:
Little, John
Author:
Cadwell, Linda Lee
Author:
Lee Cadwell, Linda
Author:
Lee, Bruce
Author:
Lee, Shannon
Author:
Little, John
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Location:
Boston, Mass.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts - Actors & Actresses
Subject:
Actors
Subject:
Motion picture actors and actresses
Subject:
Martial artists
Subject:
Sports - General
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Actors -- United States.
Subject:
Lee, Bruce
Subject:
Biography-Sports
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Bruce Lee books; books about Bruce Lee; martial arts; Bruce Lee; Jeet Kune Do
Subject:
Biography-Entertainment and Performing Arts
Subject:
Bruce Lee books ; books about Bruce Lee ; martial arts
Subject:
martial arts; Bruce Lee; Bruce Lee books; Bruce Lee writings; Bruce Lee workout; Bruce Lee training
Subject:
jeet kune do; jeet kune do bruce lee; jeet kune do book; jeet kune do philospohy
Subject:
Bruce Lee biography;
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Bruce Lee Library
Series Volume:
no. 1
Publication Date:
20001131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
176 color and bandamp;w photos
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
11 x 7.25 in 34 oz

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Product details 200 pages Tuttle Publishing - English 9780804832304 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The full range of Bruce Lee's talents are revealed in this compilation of photographs spanning his career, from his early stage performances in Hong Kong to his world-wide success. This photographic record is accompanied by a descriptive commentary dicussing the facets of this martial arts legend.
"Synopsis" by ,
A photographic record of all facets of this fascinating man, from the start of his career to his untimely death nearly 35 years ago
"Synopsis" by , andlt;bandgt;The celebrated life of Bruce Lee in his own words, illustrated with rare family photographs and stills from his movies and television appearancesandlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In the pages of andlt;iandgt;Bruce Lee: The Celebrated Life of the Golden Dragonandlt;/iandgt;, we invite you to examine the real Bruce Lee, the man behind the imageand#8212;the man who was so much more than an international film and martial arts superstar. In a brilliantly assembled photographic essay compiled and edited by John Little, this history of the life and career of Bruce Lee covers Bruce from childhood to international stardom, from the charismatic public persona to the quiet family man. With a preface by Shannon Lee and a foreword by Linda Lee Cadwell, the text is drawn directly from Bruce Lee's own words, as recorded in his diaries and journals, as well as from interviews and the documentary andlt;iandgt;Bruce Lee: In His Own Wordsandlt;/iandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;This Bruce Lee book is part of Tuttle Publishing's andlt;bandgt;andlt;iandgt;Bruce Lee Libraryandlt;/iandgt;andlt;/bandgt; which also features:andlt;iandgt;andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt;Bruce Lee's Striking Thoughtsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;Liandgt;Bruce Lee's The Tao of Gung Fuandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Bruce Lee Artist of Lifeandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Bruce Lee: Letters of the Dragonandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Bruce Lee: The Art of Expressing the Human Bodyandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Bruce Lee Jeet Kune Doandlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;andlt;/iandgt;
"Synopsis" by , The first compilation of Bruce Lee photographs published in association with the Bruce Lee estate. This book reveals the full range of Lee's talents. It includes rare photos spanning from his early stage career in Hong Kong to his worldwide success as an actor and martial arts phenomenon. Selected with the assistance of Lee's widow, Linda Lee Cadwell, Bruce Lee expert John Little presents a photographic record, accompanied by descriptive commentary, of all facets of this fascinating man, from the start of his career to his untimely death a quarter century ago. Included are photos from Bruce's personal family photos, from his childhood years, through the early years in Hollywood, to the peak of his career as an international star.

On the 60th anniversary of his birth, Lee remains a legendary figure of our time, and this comprehensive collection of photographs will be a must-have for all of Lee's millions of devoted followers.

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