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- ECW Press 2015; US$ 13.99
The anticipated memoir from a sports entertainment fandom legendAs a kid growing up in New York in the late 50s, Bill Apter fell in love with professional wrestling, and it wasnt long before he was rubbing shoulders with the greats as a young reporter and photographer. Hes since become the worlds best-known wrestling magazine... more...
- Sports Publishing 2015; US$ 26.99
Bob Backlund began life as a poor farm boy in the little village of Princeton, Minnesota, with a population of just over 2,000 people. He was a below-average student with a lackluster work ethic and a bad attitude, who hung with the wrong crowd and made a lot of bad choices. He was a kid whose life was headed for disasteruntil a local coach took interest... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2015; US$ 21.99
?I don?t know how Michele Weldon made wrestling, breast cancer, and single parenting tie together so naturally, so beautifully, but in fact each is a perfect metaphor for this book?s message of soulful triumph.? ?Elizabeth Berg, New York Times ?bestselling author, The Dream Lover Deftly lacing heartbreak with humor and insight, Michele... more...
- ECW Press 2015; US$ 13.99
The definitive take on the McMahon familys journey to wrestling dominationFor decades, the northeastern part of the United States, better known to insiders as the territory of the Capitol Wrestling Corporation, was considered the heart of the professional wrestling world. Capitol territory from Boston southward to Washington, D.C. ... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2015; US$ 23.00
What does it take to be an Olympic gold medalist and to coach a collegiate team to fifteen NCAA titles? In A Wrestling Life: The Inspiring Stories of Dan Gable , famed wrestler and wrestling coach Dan Gable tells engaging and inspiring stories of his childhood in Waterloo, Iowa; overcoming the murder of his sister as a teenager; his sports career... more...
- Zondervan 2015; US$ 17.99
In Wrestling for My Life, WWE superstar Shawn Michaels shares from his heart about the highs and lows of his life inside the WWE. Included are never-before-shared stories and an intimate look into his current life of the WWE, family, and faith. more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.92
Die Gattung Professional Wrestling gilt als ein medial inszeniertes Spektakel, welches athletische Artistik mit dramatischen Formen verbindet. Die Akteure stehen sich dabei auf allegorische Weise meist in einer gespielten Auseinandersetzung als ?Gut? und ?Böse? gegenüber. Von Kritikern wird dieser theatrale Inszenierungscharakter häufig aufgegriffen.... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 12.78
Foxcatcher by Mark Shultz - the story that inspired the major motion picture Madmen, money, murder.... and wrestling. The Foxcatcher estate, Pennsylvania, January 1996. Dave Schultz, Olympic gold medallist and wrestling golden boy, is shot in the back by billionaire John du Pont. After a two day siege at the ranch du Pont is finally captured.... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99
In every arena, Jesse Ventura puts a headlock on the competition--now he's turning the country on its ear. How did an outrageous, outspoken, boa-wearing pro wrestler nab the title of Minnesota's governor in an overwhelming upset? This is the question the nation is asking--and Washington journalist Jake Tapper provides the fascinating answers in ... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2014; US$ 129.99
This dictionary covers Wrestling?s history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 600 cross-referenced entries on important amateur and professional wrestling, wrestling personalities, announcers, wrestling organizations, and managers and promoters from all eras. more...