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Bruce Lee: The Celebrated Life of the Golden Dragon


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"Willing is not enoughand#8212;we must do." These famous words from the most powerful martial arts superstar who ever lived represent the essence of his life. The images and texts in andlt;iandgt;Bruce Lee: The Celebrated Life of the Golden Dragonandlt;/iandgt; recall the notable achievements and thoughts left by this leading icon of the martial arts world.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;From his childhood to his international stardom, the book reveals a quiet family man behind the charismatic public persona. It shows the real Bruce Leeand#8212;who was so much more than an international film and martial arts celebrity. This brilliant photo essay is compiled and edited by Bruce Lee expert John Little. With a preface by Shannon Lee and a foreword by Linda Lee Cadwell, the text is drawn directly from Bruce Lee's own diaries and journals, as well as from interviews and the award-winning documentary andlt;iandgt;Bruce Lee: In His Own Wordsandlt;/iandgt;.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;For fans of Chuck Norris, martial arts, Wing Chun, Jeet Kune Do, and the Green Hornet, this book reveals the full range of Lee's talents and achievements through stunning and rare photography spanning the period 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, John Little presents a photographic catalog, accompanied by descriptive commentary, of all facets of this fascinating man, from the start of his career to his untimely and tragic death in 1973.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;John Littleandlt;/bandgt; is the world's preeminent authority on Bruce Lee and his work. He is the former associate publisher of Bruce Lee magazine, former managing editor of Knowing Is Not Enough the official newsletter of the Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do Nucleus, and former director of the Bruce Lee Educational Foundation. He's shared this information with Lee's fans in his other edited books published by Tuttle Publishing, including: andlt;iandgt;The Art of Expressing the Human Body, Bruce Lee: Artist of Life, Jeet Kune Do: Bruce Lee's Commentaries on the Martial Way, Letters of the Dragon, The Tao of Gung Fu: A Study in the Way of Chinese Martial Art,andlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Livingandlt;/iandgt;.

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Little, John
Tuttle Publishing
Lee, Bruce
Lee, Shannon
Lee Cadwell, Linda
Cadwell, Linda Lee
General Sports & Recreation
Sports and Fitness-Sports General
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Bruce Lee books; books about Bruce Lee; martial arts; Bruce Lee; Jeet Kune Do
Sports and Fitness-Martial Arts
Biography-Entertainment and Performing Arts
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Hardcover with Jacket
Bruce Lee Library
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176 color and bandamp;w photos
279.4 x 184.15 mm

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