skip to content
Charlie Chan : the untold story of the honorable detective and his rendezvous with American history Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

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

Author: Yunte Huang
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Chang Apana; Chang Apana
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yunte Huang
ISBN: 9780393069624 0393069621 9780393340396 0393340392 9781611294262 1611294266
OCLC Number: 449865408
Awards: Winner of Edgar Allan Poe Awards: Best Young Adult Mystery 2011.
Winner of New York Times Notable Book 2010.
Shortlisted for National Book Critics Circle Awards 2010.
Description: xx, 354 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
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.
Responsibility: Yunte Huang.
More information:

Abstract:

Winner of the 2011 Edgar Award for Best Critical/Biographical Book and Shortlisted for the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography: "An ingenious and absorbing book...It will permanently  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"A virtuoso of curiosity... Huang digs up fascinating research on everything from the demographics of capital punishment in Honolulu to the origins of The Manchurian Candidate... a work of Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(5)

User lists with this item (4)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/449865408> # Charlie Chan : the untold story of the honorable detective and his rendezvous with American history
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "449865408" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/335114520#Topic/detectives_hawaii> ; # Detectives--Hawaii
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/891581> ; # Detectives
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/335114520#Person/apana_chang_1871_1933> ; # Chang Apana
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1208724> ; # Hawaii.
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/363.25092/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/852025> ; # Chan, Charlie (Fictitious character)
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/121069663> ; # Chang Apana
   schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "2010" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/32213698> ; # Yunte Huang
   schema:datePublished "2010" ;
   schema:description "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."@en ;
   schema:description "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."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/335114520> ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Charlie Chan : the untold story of the honorable detective and his rendezvous with American history"@en ;
   schema:productID "449865408" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/449865408#PublicationEvent/new_york_w_w_norton_2010> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/335114520#Agent/w_w_norton> ; # W.W. Norton
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780393340396> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781611294262> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780393069624> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB078228> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/449865408> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/335114520#Person/apana_chang_1871_1933> # Chang Apana
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1871" ;
   schema:deathDate "1933" ;
   schema:familyName "Apana" ;
   schema:givenName "Chang" ;
   schema:name "Chang Apana" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1208724> # Hawaii.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Hawaii." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/852025> # Chan, Charlie (Fictitious character)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Chan, Charlie (Fictitious character)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/891581> # Detectives
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Detectives"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/121069663> # Chang Apana
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1871" ;
   schema:deathDate "1933" ;
   schema:familyName "Apana" ;
   schema:givenName "Chang" ;
   schema:name "Chang Apana" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/32213698> # Yunte Huang
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Huang" ;
   schema:givenName "Yunte" ;
   schema:name "Yunte Huang" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780393069624>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0393069621" ;
   schema:isbn "9780393069624" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780393340396>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0393340392" ;
   schema:isbn "9780393340396" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781611294262>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1611294266" ;
   schema:isbn "9781611294262" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/449865408>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/449865408> ; # Charlie Chan : the untold story of the honorable detective and his rendezvous with American history
   schema:dateModified "2016-05-11" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.