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Author Huang, Yunte

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

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : W. W. Norton, [2010]
Edition First edition
 CCRI-Lincoln  HV7571 .H3 H83 2010    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Prov.  HV7571 .H3 H83 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HV7571.H3 H83 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  HV7571.H3 H83 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HV7571.H3 H83 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xx, 354 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-336) and index
Contents 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 -- Charlie Chan's pop. The other Canton -- Lampoon -- The raconteur -- The house without a key -- Charlie Chan, the Chinaman. The heathen Chinee -- Fu Manchu -- Charlie Chan, the Chinaman -- Kaimuki -- Pasadena -- A meeting of East and West -- Charlie Chan at the movies. Hollywood's Chinoiserie -- Yellowface -- Between the real and the reel -- Rape in paradise -- The Black Camel -- Racial parables -- 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 I. A list of Charlie Chanisms -- Appendix II. A list of Charlie Chan films
Note 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
LC subject Apana, Chang, 1871-1933
Chan, Charlie (Fictitious character)
Detectives -- Hawaii -- Biography
ISBN 9780393069624