Not your China doll : the wild and shimmering life of Anna May Wong / Katie Gee Salisbury.
Book | Dutton | 2024
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xvii, 458 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary
"Set against the glittering backdrop of Los Angeles during the gin-soaked Jazz Age and the rise of Hollywood, this debut book celebrates Anna May Wong, the first Asian American movie star, to bring an unsung heroine to light and reclaim her place in cinema history"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
It all started with a dream -- Frosted yellow willows -- Happiness must be earned -- Year of the flapper -- The girl who can't help being Chinese -- Curious beasts -- The prodigal daughter returns -- Nobody's China doll -- Eating bitterness -- Forbidden blossom -- China through the looking glass -- Trying not to try -- These foolish things -- Hearts that know no other land -- The woman who died a thousand deaths.
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Online version: Salisbury, Katie Gee. Not your China doll [New York] : Dutton, [2024] 9780593183991 (DLC) 2023036288
ISBN
9780593183984 (hardcover)
0593183983 (hardcover)
9780593183991 (ebook)
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