By Bruce Lee
Letters of the Dragon: Correspondence, 1958-1973 is an interesting glimpse of the personal Bruce Lee at the back of the general public image.
It portrays a guy with the persistence and challenge to commit as a lot attempt to crafting a considerate own solution to the letter of a tender fan as to these from his outdated neighbors and colleagues; an incredibly lively guy by no means too busy to find time for an outdated family members pal wanting easy companionship; a guy who by no means wrote with no cautious idea, and not proposal from the heard on my own, yet continuously from the top and middle together.
The letters during this inspiring booklet tune Bruce Lee's occupation and improvement from his choice, made whereas he used to be nonetheless in secondary college, to maneuver to the U.S. to additional his schooling, in the course of the many setbacks, redirected efforts, and triumphs of lifestyles that formed his martial artwork and humanity, the entire option to the final letter he ever composed, simply hours prior to his surprising death.
After soaking up the letters during this quantity, the reader will necessarily locate that the non-public Bruce Lee was once each piece as nice because the public Bruce Lee, and deeper and broader via some distance. Letters of the Dragon: Correspondence, 1958-1973 is conclusive proof lifestyles lived good isn't too brief a life.
This Bruce Lee publication is a part of the Bruce Lee Library which additionally features:
- Bruce Lee: extraordinary Thoughts
- Bruce Lee: the distinguished lifetime of the Golden Dragon
- Bruce Lee: The Tao of Gung Fu
- Bruce Lee: Artist of Life
- Bruce Lee: The paintings of Expressing the Human Body
- Bruce Lee: Jeet Kune Do
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Extra resources for Bruce Lee: Letters of the Dragon: An Anthology of Bruce Lee’s Correspondence with Family, Friends, and Fans 1958-1973
Truly yours, Bruce 1965 To Taky Kimura The following announcement card was posted on February 1, 1965, the day that Brandon Bruce Lee was born. February 1, 1965 Our Baby’s here. Name: Brandon B. Lee Date: Feb. , eleven oz. Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Lee A big healthy boy of course! Brandon Bruce Lee—July 1965 To Taky Kimura February 1965 Taky, When I mailed my letter today, I received your letter. Thank you for the income tax form and what not. You know, if you were a Chinaman I would think you are trying to be funny by ending the letter, “Your See Hing” [Your Senior], Taky.
To Linda Posted from Kowloon, Hong Kong, on February 17, 1965, at 8:00 AM Linda, The family is now calming down a lot, but there are as yet a lot of things to be done. Tomorrow we will have to go to the lawyer to obtain the will, and according to the lawyer the will cannot be settled till after six months. Right now I’m trying to finish all necessary official documents on my part. You know, we will have to pay eighteen thousand dollars for legacy tax! Most likely I am coming back somewhere [around] March 8 in as much as I like to be with you and Brandon.
If you don’t aim at an object, how the heck on earth do you think you can get it? Warm regards, Bruce 1963 To Linda19 Oct. 20, 1963 To the sweetest girl, from the man who appreciates her. Linda, To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion, to be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich; to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry never. In other words, to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious, grow up through the common.