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Bruce Lee

A Life

by Matthew Polly

Hardcover, 640 pages, Simon & Schuster, List Price: $35 |


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Featuring rarely seen photos, an authoritative biography of the martial arts film legend traces his early years in Hong Kong cinema, his work as a celebrity trainer, and his stereotype-breaking achievements.

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Enter The Legend: 'Dragon' Turns 45

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