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Charlie Chan : the untold story of the honorable detective and his rendezvous with American history / Yunte Huang.

Huang, Yunte (Author).

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Summary:

A biography of cinematic hero Charlie Chan, based on the real-life Chinese immigrant detective, Chang Apana, whose bravado inspired mystery writer Earl Derr Biggers to depict his fictional sleuth as a wisecracking and wise investigator rather than a stereotype.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview 363.25 CHAN HUA (Text) 37620000707515 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 08/11/2011 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393069624
  • Physical Description: xx, 354 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton, [2010]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-336) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The "real" Charlie Chan. Sandalwood Mountains ; Canton ; Paniolo, the Hawaiian cowboy ; The Wilders of Waikiki ; "Book 'em, Danno!" ; Chinatown ; The See Yup man ; Desperadoes ; Double murder -- Charlie Chan's pop. The other Canton ; Lampoon ; The raconteur ; The house without a key -- Charlie Chan, the Chinaman. The heathen Chinee ; Fu Manchu ; Charlie Chan, the Chinaman ; Kaimuki ; Pasadena ; A meeting of East and West -- Charlie Chan at the movies. Hollywood's Chinoiserie ; Yellowface ; Between the real and the reel ; Rape in paradise ; The Black Camel ; Racial parables -- Charlie Chan carries on. Charlie Chan in China ; Charlie Chan soldiers on ; The Fu Manchurian candidate ; Will the real Charlie Chan please stand up? -- Appendix I. A list of Charlie Chanisms -- Appendix II. A list of Charlie Chan films.
Summary, etc.:
A biography of cinematic hero Charlie Chan, based on the real-life Chinese immigrant detective, Chang Apana, whose bravado inspired mystery writer Earl Derr Biggers to depict his fictional sleuth as a wisecracking and wise investigator rather than a stereotype.
Subject: Apana, Chang, 1871-1933
Chan, Charlie (Fictitious character)
Detectives > Hawaii > Biography.

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