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Forbidden City, USA : Chinese American nightclubs, 1936-1970

Author: Arthur E Dong; Lorraine Dong; Lisa See; Forbidden City (Nightclub: San Francisco, Calif.)
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : DeepFocus Productions, ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Features interviews with nightclub performers, histories of individual clubs and illustrations of memorabilia.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur E Dong; Lorraine Dong; Lisa See; Forbidden City (Nightclub: San Francisco, Calif.)
ISBN: 9780991573301 0991573307
OCLC Number: 878982918
Notes: "Forbidden City, USA was published in coordination with an exhibition about Chinese American nightclubs curated by Arthur Dong for the San Francisco Public Library's Jewett Gallery (April 12-July 6, 2014)"--Colophon.
"List of clubs": page 210.
Awards: American Book Award winner, 2015
Description: 216 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 28 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Lisa See --
Preface / by Arthur Dong --
Chinese American nightclubs, 1936-1970 / by Arthur Dong and Lorraine Dong --
Interviews. Charlie Low ; Dottie Sun ; Frances Chun ; Ivy Tam ; Jackie Mei Ling ; Jade Ling ; Jadin Wong ; Larry Ching ; Mary Mammon ; Noel Toy ; Tony Wing ; Toy and Wing (Dorothy Toy; Paul Wing) ; Toy Yat Mar ; Walton Biggerstaff --
The clubs. China Doll ; Chinese Sky Room ; Club Shanghai ; Forbidden City ; Kubla Khan ; Lion's Den ; Oakland clubs (Club Oakland; New Shanghai Cafe; New Shanghai Terrace Bowl) ; Shangri-la --
Memorabilia. Matchbook covers ; Menus ; Cocktail napkins ; Photo folder covers.
Other Titles: Forbidden City, U.S.A.
Responsibility: Arthur Dong [and Lorraine Dong ; foreword by Lisa See].

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Features interviews with nightclub performers, histories of individual clubs and illustrations of memorabilia.

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