Who Was Bruce Lee?

Who Was Bruce Lee?

by Jim Gigliotti, John Hinderliter, Nancy Harrison
     
 

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Bruce Lee was a Chinese American action film star, martial arts instructor, filmmaker, and philosopher. His Hong Kong and Hollywood-produced films elevated the traditional martial arts film to a new level of popularity and acclaim.  Through such films as Way of the Dragon and Enter the Dragon, Lee helped to change the way Asians

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Overview

Bruce Lee was a Chinese American action film star, martial arts instructor, filmmaker, and philosopher. His Hong Kong and Hollywood-produced films elevated the traditional martial arts film to a new level of popularity and acclaim.  Through such films as Way of the Dragon and Enter the Dragon, Lee helped to change the way Asians were presented in American films and, in the process, he became an iconic figure known throughout the world. Although he died at the young age of 32, Bruce Lee is widely considered to be the one of the most influential martial artists of all time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780448479491
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
05/01/2014
Series:
Who Was...? Series
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
44,654
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
890L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

Jim Gigliotti is a freelance writer based in Southern California. A former editor at the National Football League, he has written more than 50 books for all ages. His writing credits include biographies for young readers on Olympian Jesse Owens and baseball star Roberto Clemente.

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