( epub or PDF ) The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam ☆ Ann Marie Fleming



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    This book is largely kept alive by the fact that the story of Chinese magician Long Tack Sam is so interesting in and of itself Though listed as a memoir this is essentially an adaptation of a documentary Fleming m

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    Ann Marie Fleming dedicates this book to her grandmother Mina daughter of Chinese performer Long Tack Sam Long Tack Sam an

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    Trained as a documentary filmmaker Anne Marie Fleming has created something truly remarkable in The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam an engrossing “documentary comic” that tells in vivid detail the life story of “the greatest of the Chinese magicians” while providing vivid snapshots of the major events of the 20th Century it

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    This combination biographymemoir in graphic novel form is a complete delight Ann Marie Fleming knew vaguely that

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    Long Tack Sam's life or what of it can be deciphered from this graphic novel was pretty amazing While the format was visually interesting it didn't do any favors to cohesion I do agree with the sentiment that history is personal and relative though so I can appreciate what the author was trying to do

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    I read this book at my local Books Brews last night A perfect graphic novel to read while secretly people watchingThis bo

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    This is a wonderful illustrated memoir about a woman's great grandfather a famous Chinese acrobat told through the history of the 20th century It made me think that some of the best stories can be found within your own family

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    The story which is about the author's grandfather a Chinese magician was very interesting Her drawings were pretty

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    I had no idea who Long Tack Sam was when I picked up this book but considering it says it is an illustrated memoir I figured

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    Long Tack Sam was Ann Marie Fleming’s great grandfather He was a stage and vaudeville magician back in the first half of the 1900s She pieced his life together from photographs and interviews with people who had known him – surprisingly her own family knew very little or shared very little about his career as a magician Flemi

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He was an acrobat A magician A comic An impresario A restaurateur A theater owner A world traveler An East West ambassador A mentor to Orson Welles He was considered the greatest act in the history of vaudeville In this g Long Tack Sam s life or what of it can be deciphered from this graphic novel was pretty amazing While the format was visually interesting it didn t do any favors to cohesion I do agree with the sentiment that history is personal and relative though so I can appreciate what the author was trying to do

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The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam

A full color graphic memoir inspired by the award winning documentary and the life and mystery of China's greatest magician Who was Long Tack Sam He was born in 1885 He ran away from Shangdung Province to join the circus This book is largely kept alive by the fact that the story of Chinese magician Long Tack Sam is so interesting in and of itself Though listed as a memoir this is essentially an adaptation of a documentary Fleming made and I get the sense that she is slightly precious about preserving what she pieced together in the film Random screen captures from the movie often with the subtitles still visible are just one of the many clumsy moves the author makes Her page construction suggests she doesn t understand comic books very well and the visual flow of her pages is uite regularly confusing and unsophisticated Her personal cartooning is also limited I m holding out

Read ó E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ç Ann Marie Fleming

Orgeous graphic memoir his great granddaughter the artist and filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming resurrects his fascinating life for the rest of the world It's an exhilarating testament to a forgotten man And every picture is tr I had no idea who Long Tack Sam was when I picked up this book but considering it says it is an illustrated memoir I figured he was a real person and with cover art like that probably pretty interesting Inside we get a brief history of the author who is the great granddaughter of Long Tack Sam and starts thinking about her grandmother s stories after her passing and decides to find out who this man was that her grandmother loved From what I understand she made a film and was offered a chance to create this book after the fact so I might find the film someday to compare but for now I am satisfied reading the book first though for once it came secondThe rest of