Books tagged: Wrestling

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Foreword by Vincent K. McMahon
With Bertrand Hébert

 

“Pat is one of the greatest mentors I’ve ever had in the world of sports-entertainment. ” — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

When Pat Patterson was 17 years old, he was asked to leave his home after telling his parents he was in love . . . with a man. Moving from Montreal ... Read more

Adventures in Larryland!

By Larry Zbyszko

 

Wrestling’s self-proclaimed “Living Legend” may never wear a championship belt again, but he’s definitely not down for the count. Adventures in Larryland! is the entertaining, often hilarious story of Larry Zbyszko’s remarkable ascent to wrestling notoriety.

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Bang Your Head

By Dewey Robertson & Meredith Renwick

A much-loved character of U.S. and Canadian rope operas is revealed in this tale of the true-life events that led to the birth, life, and downfall of The Missing Link. The Link was a bizarre, seemingly primitive character, his body-builder`s physique juxtaposed with the dress ... Read more

Beer, Blood & Cornmeal

By Bob Calhoun

Incredibly Strange Wrestling was the bastard offspring of post-punk garage rock and masked Mexican lucha libre. Fielding a cast of crazed characters with names like El Homo Loco, Macho Sasquatcho and El Pollo Diablo, the show lived up to its name. Christians fought lions, Ku ... Read more

Benoit

By Irvin Muchnick, Heath McCoy, and Greg Oliver

 

In the wake of the horrific double-murder suicide, four noted wrestling writers grapple with the life and death of Chris Benoit in this book by Steven Johnson, Heath McCoy, Irvin Muchnick, and Greg Oliver, all respected investigative journalists committed to looking at this ... Read more

Between the Ropes

By Brian Fritz & Christopher Murray

The power players behind the wildly popular and often controversial world of professional wrestling are examined in this chronological look at the past 10 years of wrestling entertainment.

Between the Ropes

By Brian Fritz & Christopher Murray

 

As wrestling dominated the pop culture airwaves in the late 90s, wrestlers like The Rock and “Stone Cold” Steve Austin became international cultural icons. But, by the turn of the millennium, wrestling began its downward descent. In early 2001, both WCW and ECW closed ... Read more

Bodyslams!

By Gary Michael Cappetta

 

They're held captive by the glamour and the grotesque of the oldest spectacle known to man. But the inquisitive public at large, along with a vast international network of pro wrestling aficionados, yearn for more than the intriguing soap opera scenarios and daring athleticism ... Read more