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DAUGHTER OF THE DRAGON Anna May Wong's Rendezvous with American History

by | Read by Rebecca Lam

Biography & Memoir • 13.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2023

Rebecca Lam unfolds the incredible events behind Anna May Wong's rise to fame as the first female Chinese actor in American cinema. Lam smoothly transports listeners to the glamorous, tumultuous world of Hollywood in the 1920s. With precision and clarity, Lam captures Wong's journey from her early struggles to her rise to stardom. She recounts the challenges Wong faced as an Asian actor in a predominantly white industry with a directness that mirrors the actor's personality. With her steady pace, emotional depth, and nuanced character portrayals, Lam brings this captivating biography to life. This is a must-listen for history buffs and cinephiles alike. Fans of Hollywood history hearing Wong's story for the first time are in for a treat. M.R. © AudioFile 2024, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2024]

Trade Ed. • HighBridge Audio • 2023

DD ISBN 9781696613101 $19.99

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