Striking Distance: Bruce Lee & the Dawn of Martial Arts in America

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In the spring of 1959, eighteen-year-old Bruce Lee returned to San Francisco, the city of his birth, and quickly inserted himself into the West Coast's fledgling martial arts culture. Even though Asian fighting styles were widely unknown to mainstream America, Bruce encountered a robust fight culture in a San Francisco Bay area that was populated with talented and trailblazing practitioners such as Lau Bun, Chinatown's aging kung fu patriarch; Wally Jay, the innovative Hawaiian jujitsu master; and James Lee, the no-nonsense ...

Striking Distance: Bruce Lee and the Dawn of Martial Arts in America 2016, University of Nebraska Press

ISBN-13: 9780803269606

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Striking Distance: Bruce Lee & the Dawn of Martial Arts in America 2016, Blackstone Audiobooks

ISBN-13: 9781504748308

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