By Bruce Lee

Letters of the Dragon: Correspondence, 1958-1973 is an interesting glimpse of the non-public Bruce Lee in the back of the general public image.

It portrays a guy with the endurance and hindrance to commit as a lot attempt to crafting a considerate own resolution to the letter of a tender fan as to these from his outdated pals and co-workers; a really energetic guy by no means too busy to find time for an previous kin pal short of easy companionship; a guy who by no means wrote with no cautious proposal, and not suggestion from the heard by myself, yet regularly from the pinnacle and center together.

The letters during this inspiring publication music Bruce Lee's occupation and improvement from his selection, made whereas he used to be nonetheless in secondary tuition, to maneuver to the united states to additional his schooling, during the many setbacks, redirected efforts, and triumphs of lifestyles that formed his martial paintings and humanity, the entire solution to the final letter he ever composed, simply hours earlier than his unexpected death.

After soaking up the letters during this quantity, the reader will unavoidably locate that the personal Bruce Lee used to be each piece as nice because the public Bruce Lee, and deeper and broader by way of some distance. Letters of the Dragon: Correspondence, 1958-1973 is conclusive facts existence lived good isn't too brief a life.

This Bruce Lee ebook is a part of the Bruce Lee Library which additionally features:

  • Bruce Lee: awesome Thoughts
  • Bruce Lee: the prestigious lifetime of the Golden Dragon
  • Bruce Lee: The Tao of Gung Fu
  • Bruce Lee: Artist of Life
  • Bruce Lee: The artwork of Expressing the Human Body
  • Bruce Lee: Jeet Kune Do

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February 1941 Appears in his first film. He is three months old. 1946 In Hong Kong, Bruce Lee begins to film the first of what will total twenty Cantonese-language films before the age of eighteen. 1952 Enters Hong Kong’s La Salle College, a Catholic boys’ school. 1953 Begins to study gung fu under Yip Man, the venerated grandmaster of the Wing Chun system. 1958 Wins Hong Kong’s Crown Colony Cha-Cha Championship. March 29, 1958 Enters St. Francis Xavier High School. April 29, 1959 Departs Hong Kong for America.

Thank you very much. I am truly yours, Bruce Lee 1959 A Letter to an Unknown Friend4 April 29, 1959 The first friend I met after boarding the ship, turned out to be an Indian person. We had a nice time chatting. He asked me to teach him Cha-cha. After speaking for a while, he bumped into one of his friends, so I ended up alone by myself. So I returned to a room. In this room I met with an elderly gentleman, Mr. Lok. Mr. Lok is a frequent traveler on these boats and he offered some pointers which I appreciated.

9. Melvin Dong was a friend during Bruce Lee’s teenage years in Hong Kong. 10. Bruce’s parents had contacts among overseas Chinese in the performing arts. 11. Shatin is an area in Hong Kong’s New Territories. 12. ” 13. Hawkins Cheung was one of Yip Man’s senior Wing Chun students, who trained at Yip Man’s kwoon in Hong Kong while Bruce Lee was training there in the 1950s. 14. The name of the recipient of this letter is unknown. This first draft was found in one of Bruce Lee’s earliest notebooks from Seattle, written while he was completing his high school requirements.

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