Bruce Lee: The Evolution of a Martial Artist
Tracing Bruce Lee’s path from wing chun kung fu student to jeet kune do founder, this biography chronicles his physical journey — from Hong Kong to Seattle to Oakland to Los Angeles and back to Hong Kong — as well as his voyage of self-discovery and actualization. Written by Tommy Gong, the book draws on numerous conversations with Bruce Lee’s childhood classmates, former students and family friends, offering unique insight into the life of the legendary martial artist. It also offers a wealth of rare photos, letters and personal writings courtesy of Bruce Lee’s wife Linda Lee Cadwell and his daughter Shannon Lee. As you learn about his progression in self-defense techniques and training methods, you also will discover how Bruce Lee’s personal philosophy of continuously adapting to changing conditions can be applied to life.