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"Willing is not enough—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 Bruce Lee: The Celebrated Life of the Golden Dragon recall the notable achievements and thoughts left by this leading icon of the martial arts world.From his childhood to his international stardom, th"Willing is not enough—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 Bruce Lee: The Celebrated Life of the Golden Dragon recall the notable achievements and thoughts left by this leading icon of the martial arts world.From his childhood to his international stardom, the book reveals a quiet family man behind the charismatic public persona. It shows the real Bruce Lee—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 Bruce Lee: In His Own Words.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....

Title : Bruce Lee: The Celebrated Life of the Golden Dragon
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ISBN : 9780804844079
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 200 Pages
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Bruce Lee: The Celebrated Life of the Golden Dragon Reviews

  • JD
    2018-12-15 06:17

    I've only seen Bruce Lee in films a couple times. I know him more as a legend than a person. John Little's book, comprised of pictures of Lee throughout his life and career, and Lee's own words paint a picture of a genuinely interesting dude who dedicated his life to living how he wanted and was only interested in putting forth his best effort. The pictures here are big and capture the essence of someone worth admiring. Lee talks a great deal about his martial art, Jeet Kune Do, and it's fascinating to hear someone talk about something he understands so fully. I definitely want to read more about martial arts and fighting styles after reading this book. Being somewhat of a coffee table book, it's not super in depth, but as a deeper look into the life of Bruce Lee, it's a fascinating curiosity. I definitely want to check out Little's documentary "Bruce Lee in His Own Words" after reading this book.

  • Krystal
    2018-12-11 05:10

    The book had a lot of pictures of Bruce Lee, the book explained well about the attitude of Bruce Lee. In the book, Bruce Lee explained that if we just keep the same technique, and not try your own style, no new moves would be made and nothing would improve. He is also an huge inspiration to world wide and I admire his efforts for his career

  • Sue
    2018-12-04 09:21

    one of our students is obsessed with bruce lee. this book came back from another school so i decided to read it (is is probably 75%) pictures. very interesting about his life. makes me want to go and get a couple of his movies to watch!

  • Kam Yau
    2018-12-14 04:22

    An amazing account of Bruce Lee's life full of inspirational quotes, wise reflections and a wide array of photos from his past.

  • Jeffrey Reed
    2018-11-19 06:21

    The book is very good for a biography and very good to read. If u want to know how the inspiration of holly wood king fu movies then read this because he was in the early movies in he 70's. i high recommend this book to anyone who watches fighting movies.