Bill Lee's Chinese Playground: A Memoir PDF

By Bill Lee

ISBN-10: 0967002303

ISBN-13: 9780967002309

ISBN-10: 1500128503

ISBN-13: 9781500128500

This stark and unsentimental recollection of early life and coming of age within the again alleys and bustling streets of San Francisco's Chinatown unearths the sinister and pervasive affects of prepared crime. “Chinese Playground: A Memoir” lines writer invoice Lee’s maturation from blameless baby in a bothered relations to a road punk, gang member, and school graduate suffering to damage freed from his involvement in escalating violence.

Lee’s own debts of 2 high-profile homicide incidents are engrossing. The 1977 Golden Dragon bloodbath in San Francisco that left 5 lifeless and 11 wounded, used to be performed by way of his blood-brothers who have been engaged within the so much violent Asian gang battle in U.S. historical past. A decade later, a mad gunman killed seven and injured 4 at ESL, a excessive tech company in Sunnyvale, California the place Lee was once hired. An not likely hero emerges as he accepts his destiny, utilising his highway instincts to avoid wasting coworkers through the murderous rampage. Startling information on either crimes are published for the 1st time.

Lee is additionally the writer of “Born to Lose: Memoirs of a Compulsive Gambler.” and “Born-Again Buddhist.”

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