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'Daughter of the Dragon' reclaims Anna May Wong's story

The cover of "Daughter of the Dragon" by Yunte Huang. (Courtesy of W.W. Norton)
The cover of "Daughter of the Dragon" by Yunte Huang. (Courtesy of W.W. Norton)

The new book “Daughter of the Dragon” is a reclamation of the Chinese American movie star Anna May Wong.

Author Yunte Huang talks with host Scott Tong about anti-Chinese xenophobia, sexism and ageism toward women in Hollywood and the U.S.

Book excerpt: ‘Daughter of the Dragon’

By Yunte Huang

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