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Not your China doll : the wild and shimmering life of Anna May Wong  Cover Image Book Book

Not your China doll : the wild and shimmering life of Anna May Wong

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"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780593183991
  • ISBN: 0593183983
  • ISBN: 9780593183984
  • Physical Description: xvii, 458 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2024]

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General Note:
Place of publication from publisher's website.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Subject: Wong, Anna May 1905-1961
Chinese American motion picture actors and actresses Biography
Motion picture industry California Los Angeles History 20th century
Cinéma Industrie Californie Los Angeles Histoire 20e siècle
Genre: Biographies.
Biographies.

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  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Athens Regional Library System.

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