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Gunga Din Highway

A Novel
  • 404 Pages
  • 4.47 MB
  • English
Coffee House Press, Distributor, Consortium Book Sales & Distribution , Minneapolis, USA, Saint Paul, USA
Chinese Americans -- Fiction., Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Fic


Hollywood (Los Angeles, Ca

Statementby Frank Chin.
LC ClassificationsPS3553.H4897 G86 1994
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1088547M
ISBN 101566890241
ISBN 139781566890243
LC Control Number94012597

Gunga Din Highway book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Nothing - not even Lassie - is held sacred when Frank Chin starts /5. This book, GUNGA DIN HIGHWAY, proved a delightful surprise. Gunga Din Highway book In a way, the book it reminds me most of is an oldie, the BIG ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN from the s, by Wallace Stegner, with its multi-generational narrative and its expansive, troubling vision of the USA/5(4).

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Gunga Din Highway Frank Chin, Author Coffee House Press $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book Discover what to read next. Chin’s new novel, Gunga Din Highway adroitly conflates American pop-cultural mythology and Asian-American themes in another spirited examination of.

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Gunga Din Highway by Frank Chin | Editorial Reviews. Paperback $ Chinese myth with a wandering, searching Ulysses. A series of first-person narratives divided into four sections, the book begins with Longman Kwan, the Hollywood-star father, famous for his portrayal of Charlie Chan's Number Four Son.

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‘You squidgy-nosed old idol, Gunga Din.’ The uniform ’e wore. Gunga Din Highway book nothin’ much before, An’ rather less than ’arf o’ that be’ind, For a piece o’ twisty rag.

An’ a goatskin water-bag. Was all the field-equipment ’e could find. When the sweatin’ troop-train lay. In a sidin’ through the day. "Gunga Din", lines View the full poem on Wikisource. The poem is a rhyming narrative from the point of view of an English soldier in titular character is an Indian water-carrier (a bhishti) who, after the narrator is wounded in battle, saves his life only to be shot and the final three lines, the soldier regrets the abuse he dealt to Din and admits that Din is the.

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" Gunga Din" has never left my memory since I first read it more than 65 years ago. What a contribution Kipling made to our language literary history. (Report) Reply. #N#Tamara Beryl Latham (10/12/ AM) Classic poetry and a poem that will go down in history as one of the best.

Kipling was one of the greatest writers of all time. Joseph Rudyard Kipling was a journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist. Kipling's works of fiction include The Jungle Book (), Kim (), and many short stories, including The Man Who Would Be King ().

His poems include Mandalay (), Gunga Din (), The Gods of the Copybook Headings (), The White Man's Burden (), and If ()/5. Minneapolis: St. Paul, MN: Coffee House Press ;, []. Format: Book. About the Author Frank Chin is the author of a collection of stories, The Chinaman Pacific & Frisco R.R.

Co., and two novels, Donald Duk and Gunga Din Highway. The first Chinese-American to have a play produced on a New York stage, he is known for uncompromising portrayals of Chinese-Americans as well as for incorporation of Chinese mythology.

Gunga Din Highway is a passionately argued novel about Chinese American identity. It opens with Longman Kwan, a Chinese American actor who is. Gunga Din is a American adventure film from RKO Radio Pictures directed by George Stevens and starring Cary Grant, Victor McLaglen, and Douglas Fairbanks Jr., loosely based on the poem of the same name by Rudyard Kipling combined with elements of his short story collection Soldiers film is about three British sergeants and Gunga Din, their native Music by: Alfred Newman.

Though Rudyard Kipling's poem Gunga Din makes a swell recital piece, it cannot be said to have much of a plot. It's simply a crude cockney soldier's tribute to a native Indian water boy who 92%.

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Author of Gunga Din Highway, Born in the USA, Aiiieeeee!, Aiiieeeee!, Chicken Coop Chinaman, Big Aaiiieeeee, Aiiieeeee!, Chinaman Pacific and Frisco R.R. CompanyWritten works: Donald Duk, The Chickencoop Chinaman ; And, The Year Of The Dragon, Gunga Din Highway.

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Gunga Din was only a water carrier, but he played his part as bravely as any soldier, saved lives and earned their respect. Category Entertainment; Show more Show less. Having recently read Yunte Huang's new book on Charlie Chan, it was interesting reading Frank Chin's novel, "Gunga Din Highway".

Charlie Chan figures prominently in this book as well. Although Frank Chin, continued his critical approach in a recent "conversation " with Yunte Huang.

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The Battle of Saragarhi, one of the greatest "last stands" in history - Duration:   Gunga Din didn’t make a profit until its first re-issue in Since it is such a crowd-pleaser, Gunga Din has been released many times since. The re-release, unfortunately, pared the film down to 94 minutes.

Recent revivals have restored Gunga Din to its full minute running time. Gunga Din is a Hollywood essential. It’s. “ Jakarta is a remarkable book, a layered exploration of a devastated world unlike anything I’ve ever read before.

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So I'll meet 'im later on At the place where 'e is gone --Where it's always double drill and no canteen; 'E'll be squattin' on the coals Givin' drink to poor damned souls, An' I'll get a swig in hell from Gunga Din.

Yes, Din. Din. Din. You Lazarushian-leather Gunga Din. Though I've belted you and. Gunga Din and Other Favorite Poems (Dover Thrift Editions) by Kipling, Rudyard and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Gunga Din Warner DVD / B&W / flat full frame / min.

/ Street Date December 7, / Starring Cary Grant, Victor McLaglen, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Sam Jaffe, Eduardo Ciannelli, Joan Fontaine Cinematography Joseph H.

August Art Direction Van Nest Polglase Film Editor Henry Berman, John Lockert, John Sturges Original Music Alfred Newman.

George Stevens’ Gunga Din is the sort of unapologetically ethnocentric adventure picture they don’t dare make anymore; a rousing, two-fisted flag-waver for all those who found Birth of a Nation a bit light in the laughs department, or who never tired of watching the Union Jack raised again and again over its proud colonial ’s a film impossible to imagine in a .