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The Resource Charlie Chan : the untold story of the honorable detective and his rendezvous with American history, Yunte Huang

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

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Charlie Chan : the untold story of the honorable detective and his rendezvous with American history
Title
Charlie Chan
Title remainder
the untold story of the honorable detective and his rendezvous with American history
Statement of responsibility
Yunte Huang
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Huang, Yunte
Dewey number
  • 363.25092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HV7571.H3
LC item number
H83 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Apana, Chang
  • Chan, Charlie (Fictitious character)
  • Detectives
Label
Charlie Chan : the untold story of the honorable detective and his rendezvous with American history, Yunte Huang
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-336) and index
Contents
pt. 1. 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 -- pt. 2. Charlie Chan's pop -- The other Canton -- Lampoon -- The raconteur -- The house without a key -- pt. 3. Charlie Chan, the Chinaman -- The heathen Chinee -- Fu Manchu -- Charlie Chan, the Chinaman -- Kaimuki -- Pasadena -- A meeting of East and West -- pt. 4. Charlie Chan at the movies -- Hollywood's Chinoiserie -- Yellowface -- Between the real and the reel -- Rape in paradise -- The Black Camel -- Racial parables -- pt. 5. 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 1 : A list of Charlie Chanisms -- Appendix 2 : A list of Charlie Chan films
Control code
ocn449865408
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xx, 354 p.
Isbn
9780393340396
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010016653
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)449865408
Label
Charlie Chan : the untold story of the honorable detective and his rendezvous with American history, Yunte Huang
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-336) and index
Contents
pt. 1. 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 -- pt. 2. Charlie Chan's pop -- The other Canton -- Lampoon -- The raconteur -- The house without a key -- pt. 3. Charlie Chan, the Chinaman -- The heathen Chinee -- Fu Manchu -- Charlie Chan, the Chinaman -- Kaimuki -- Pasadena -- A meeting of East and West -- pt. 4. Charlie Chan at the movies -- Hollywood's Chinoiserie -- Yellowface -- Between the real and the reel -- Rape in paradise -- The Black Camel -- Racial parables -- pt. 5. 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 1 : A list of Charlie Chanisms -- Appendix 2 : A list of Charlie Chan films
Control code
ocn449865408
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xx, 354 p.
Isbn
9780393340396
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010016653
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)449865408

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