Books tagged: Wrestling
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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By Michael McAvennie
316 facts about WWE legend Stone Cold Steve Austin.
What’s “3:16 Day”? It’s a day when someone gives you a load of crap, and you give it back with a certain one-fingered gesture. “3:16 Day” is a day when you can open up a can of whoop-ass on anybody you want. A ... Read more
Bang Your Head
By Dewey Robertson & Meredith Renwick
Written with candor and the wisdom of experience, this account tells of struggles with substance--and with self--and of strength both in and out of the ring for the wrestler known as The Missing Link.
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
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
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
Blood and Fire
By Brian R. Solomon
Foreword by Rob Van Dam
The captivating story of how The Sheik captured the imagination of a generation, conquered the wrestling business, and lost it all in a blaze of flame and glory
He was the most vicious, bloodthirsty, reviled villain in the history of the ring. During the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, ... Read more