Charlie Chan : the untold story of the honorable detective and his rendezvous with American history / Yunte Huang.
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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.
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|Lake County Main Library - Lakeview||363.25 CHAN HUA (Text)||37620000707515||Adult Non-Fiction||Book||None||08/11/2011||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780393069624
- Physical Description: xx, 354 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton, 
- Copyright: ©2010.
|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.
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.
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