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By John Little

Here they're, on hand for the 1st time in a single assortment, Bruce Lee's conversations with the clicking from 1958 to 1973.

Words of the Dragon is an anthology of infrequent newspaper and journal interviews with Bruce Lee, many now not formerly released within the usa, revealing new phrases and motives of Bruce approximately himself, his paintings, and philosophy.

attention-grabbing and insightful, Words of the Dragon offers the reader a method to appreciate the true Bruce Lee, supplying us a special keyhole wherein to view the personal lifestyles and private struggles of the overdue martial arts celebrity. those interviews offer us with Lee's personal interpretations of lifestyles, the martial arts, foreign stardom, and his cross-cultural marriage in the course of a time of racism.

John Little is taken into account one of many world's preferable gurus on Bruce Lee, his education equipment, and philosophies. Little is the one one that has ever been approved to study everything of Lee's own notes, sketches, and analyzing annotations. he's at present the affiliate writer of Bruce Lee journal and the coping with editor of Knowing isn't Enough, the authentic publication of the Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do Nucleus. Little's articles have seemed in each martial arts and well-being and health journal in North the USA. he's the writer of The Warrior Within:The Philosophies of Bruce Lee, and co-author of Power issue education, The Golfer's 2-Minute Workout, and Static Contraction education For Bodybuilders.

This Bruce Lee publication is a part of Tuttle Publishing's Bruce Lee Library which additionally features:

  • Bruce Lee's extraordinary Thoughts
  • Bruce Lee's The Tao of Gung Fu
  • Bruce Lee Artist of Life
  • Bruce Lee: Letters of the Dragon
  • Bruce Lee: The artwork of Expressing the Human Body
  • Bruce Lee Jeet Kune Do

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Help yourself. " Between Two Worlds The fact that Bruce still has a longing for Hong Kong is evident in his desire to send Brandon there for some of his formative years. But his own plans to return have been altered, at least temporarily, by his plunge into acting. Bruce is expert at several sports. 34 Bruce had more than his athletic progress to recommend him. " So now Bruce has a brand-new career to contend with, as well as a mixed-up marriage and a (hopefully) mixed-up kid! "Basically, human traits are the same everywhere," he says wisely.

The pride in his voice deepens as he mentions his wife, and he spreads his hands in a gesture of surrender. "I guess Linda might not let Brandon go so far away without her. But, as the next best thing, may be we can bring a Chinese woman here to live with us and take care of him. " Bruce Lee's philosophy (like his well-tailored suit, his cuff links and his sapphire ring) is an exquisite import from Hong Kong. His slang-tinged vernacular is as jazzy and Western as a Sousa march. He has a snappy, up-to-the-minute, Holly wood-approved style, but immediately beneath the veneer, he's thoroughly, totally, completely Chinese.

I don't have any great longing to work. "On the other hand, I wanted to do something for myself-to bring honor to my own name. ' Whatever I did, it was a reflection of what my family had already accomplished. "When I went home, I wanted to be able to show my mother a handful of money and say, 'Here, take $10,000-or $50,000! I earned it. Help yourself. " Between Two Worlds The fact that Bruce still has a longing for Hong Kong is evident in his desire to send Brandon there for some of his formative years.

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