News - Samuel Porteous's new biography on Ching Ling Foo is now available in Ebook and/or Paperback form!

Ching Ling Foo: America's First Chinese Superstar
tells the incredible story of the iconic Chinese magician Ching Ling Foo's obstacle laden rise to unprecedented fame and private railway car riding fortune as a bustling, polyglot, entertainment mad, ever richer, disruptive technology embracing America burst into the Twentieth Century. Ching Ling Foo; reportedly the greatest illusionist ever seen on American soil along with his talented family of musicians and acrobats overcome on stage attacks, deportation attempts, homeland tragedy, and a talented and diabolically clever American copycat to make an indelible impact on American popular culture becoming the highest paid, most popular performers in the United States - twice!

Click here to go to webpage devoted to the Ching LIng Foo biography to learn moreor purchase -