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The Bruce Lee Story

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Here is the complete story of the great martial artist/actor Bruce Lee, told with great personal insight by Linda Lee with hundreds of photos from Lee's personal albums. ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published February 1st 1989 by Black Belt Communications
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Jan 15, 2014 rated it really liked it
This book is basically a retelling of the author's first book Bruce Lee: The Man Only I Knew. With differences of course, with some information of the previous book missing(view spoiler) but having much more new information(view spoiler).
Of course your reading experience might be different than mine since I got a copy from the library where a fan made const
Feb 08, 2020 rated it really liked it
I didn't know too much about Bruce Lee before picking-up this book however, I definitely learned a lot after finishing it! I was keen to read that Bruce was enthusiastic about his work, and wanted to learn from as many individuals as possible. I also loved how Linda spoke of his personal life as well, and his ability to separate both aspects in a professional manner. The pictures added an element of imagination, as I was able to see Bruce in combat with certain individuals, or conversing with ot ...more
P.S. Winn
Sep 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
Great book complete with pictures. The life of Bruce Lee is interesting and this book is written by the person who knew him well. Linda Lee, wife of Bruce Lee tells his story with love and compassion and also truthful insight.
Oct 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Skimming thru piles of organized mess i came across this dusty book stepped on neglected by my careless ass. Henceforth i ruminate and organize my readings.

The depth of comprehension becomes deeper when you re-read works that inspired you years ago. I did not re-read the whole book, theres just a fudge load of words. Birthdays gossip siblings achievements pages i skipped over. The pages that drew my attention was always of “honestly expressing yourself” (dislike for false humility) and the amou
Rosalyn Leigh
Sep 15, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: bruce lee fans who want more than his films
i read this a while back when i was ridiculously obsessed with bruce lee (which i still am, but in a closeted fashion). this book was frickin' awesome as his wife Linda told his story. it had its heart felt moments where Linda detailed the racial hardships of their relationship when it first came to light for their families but plenty of funny ones too and it broke my heart every time she mentioned that 'her' spaghetti was his favorite dish..aside from that...this book touched on a lot of person ...more
Serge Pierro
Aug 26, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: martial-arts
When I was younger, Bruce Lee was the first person who became an "idol" in my life. I was totally entranced by his seemingly "super hero"-like martial arts skills, and his impressive physical training. I found this book to be an insightful, and interesting look, into the life of perhaps the most important man ever to perform/promote martial arts in contemporary society. Even decades after his death, his influence is just as profound as when he was alive. Linda Lee is able to convey insights into ...more
John Lee
Feb 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book. You learn a lot from the perspective of his wife. It has family photos and stories you wouldn't expect. It humanizes Bruce Lee and it makes you admire him (and his journey through life) that much more. You also hear some of his philosophies, some of which have really stuck with me. ...more
Jan 12, 2008 rated it liked it
This is one of those big paperbacks that has too many pictures and not enough story. But it was a good quick read nonetheless.
Elizabeth Bartucci
Mar 08, 2012 rated it really liked it
"I Am Bruce Lee" Doc is the better bet.
Jesse J
A Great book and i Even shared some on my facebook timeline, with friends
Sep 24, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: nonfiction
Interesting guy; the writing is not that great, but I felt like I was getting good info.
Calvin Vĩnh
I think this book too interesting. Through this book, I know about the history of Bruce Lee
Chi-Wai Li
Jan 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: martial-arts
One of my favourite book on Bruce Lee, showing the more human side of the great man. Well worth a read if you want to know about the man behind the martial artist
Meghrajsinh Gohil
Jul 08, 2015 rated it really liked it
Very nice book.
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