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Unsettled Matters: The Life & Death of Bruce Lee 1st Edition
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In my view the book is not a well-balanced account of Bruce Lee's life and gives an unfair portrayal of Lee's character. The author shows little respect for his subject (despite pleading the opposite), and seems intent on depicting a negative image of Lee. Though I'm sure he had his faults, I'm not convinced he was the arrogant, promiscuous, drug-addict, who was only interested in fame and fortune, that Mr Bleeker seeks to portray him here. The book has a distinct lack of quotes from Lee's friends and at no time is there any mention of Lee's acts of kindness towards his friends and colleagues, or his love for his family. His son and daughter barely even warrant a mention.
The fact remains that Bruce Lee isn't here to defend himself and, unfortunately, taking out civil actions against people merely prompts the reaction that there's no smoke without fire. Mr Bleeker takes the title Unsettled Matters from the saying that "the buried man will not live in peace. There are unsettled matters!". I do indeed doubt that Bruce Lee will live in peace, at least while books like this are being written about him. My opinion of Bruce Lee is still that he was basically an honourable, truthful man.Read more ›
From Scientific American
I just finished reading Unsettled Matters and all I can say is that I could not sleep last night. The world should know the truth, and Mr. Bleecker is right to tell it.
From The New Yorker
I finished reading Unsettled Matters today. It is the best book I have ever read on the subject of Bruce Lee. I give it a 5-star rating.
Who do you think you are kidding? Couldn't you aim a little more realistic and say "San Leandro Daily News" or "KPGX Lite Rock"? How feasible is it that Scien-friggin'-tific American would write a review on a vanity project about Bruce Lee? Or The New Yorker? And I'm pretty sure you'd get demoted to copy editor in charge of mass e-mails if you turned in bad writing like that at both of those publications.
I think attaching fake prestige reviews to a self-published book has to be a new low. Then again, I noticed that to promote another one of his titles, this Bleeker character sent the book to the White House, then took the resulting form letter and characterized it as "praised by Barack Obama." Gotta almost respect the shamelessness of it. In fact, if he writes a book about indecent self-promotion, it might have the ring of authenticity distinctly lacking in this clumsy hatchet job.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
A good enough writer, but after reading a few of his publications and hearing his thoughts ... I find myself preferring he trying his hand at writing more non-fiction than fiction.Published 10 months ago by Just Sayin
A must for Bruce Lee fans. "unsettled Matters" reveals a lot of facts - overwhelming. Really amazing what Bruce Lee went through.Published on January 15, 2013 by NIshat Hayat
Megastars and superstars take hold of us, and in our awe of them an elaborate mythology can be built around them. Read morePublished on September 22, 2012 by Duncan
I read the PDF version of the book. I have also read both of the books with Linda Lee listed as the author (ghost written both times - Shadrake(1975), Bleecker(1988)), the Tao of... Read morePublished on September 15, 2012 by MotherSkadi
This so called "writer" wrote a book on how to conquer hatred but doesn't live by his words. He spends his time blogging on sites and if you disagree with his beliefs, he spews... Read morePublished on April 18, 2012 by Adrianne Clark
first, information provided in this book about Lee is not new. it is new to the american world or world outside of Hong Kong. Read morePublished on March 9, 2012 by Spike Spiegel
Unsettled Matters The Life & death of Bruce Lee is a must read for all Bruce Lee
fans imo you will find it very interesting
I've admired Bruce Lee since i was a little boy and he was a god among men. There have been many books written on Bruce, but when i heard about Tom Bleecker's Unsettled Matters, my... Read morePublished on November 12, 2011 by ZZEBRA3
I must say I have been a fan of Bruce Lee since the 60's and I've always wonder what the hell happened to him. Read morePublished on November 12, 2011 by R. M.