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- Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available
Performance and Professional Wrestling is the first edited volume to consider professional wrestling explicitly from the vantage point of theatre and performance studies. Moving beyond simply noting its performative qualities or reading it via other performance genres, this collection of essays offers a complete critical reassessment of the popular... more...
- Sports Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99
Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) was one extreme contradiction on top of another. An incredibly influentialbut never profitablecompany in the world of professional wrestling in the 1990s, it portrayed itself as the ultimate in anti-authority rebellion, but its leadership was working covertly with the World Wrestling Federation and the World Championship... more...
- 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...
- Ebury Publishing 2015; US$ 11.27
YES! YES! YES! Daniel Bryan is the real deal. Everyone?s favorite underdog, he?s proven to the world and to all of WWE that looks can be deceiving. Just ask everyone who?s ever underestimated him?right before he went out and whipped the WWE Universe into a frenzy. This is Bryan?s behind-the-scenes story told for the first time ever ? from his beginnings... more...
- Hachette Children's Group 2015; US$ 8.99
Carnegie Medal shortlisted author Phil Earle's first novel for younger readers, Demolition Dad is Danny the Champion of the World in Spandex - a hilarious, warm-hearted story about family, friends and wrestling, illustrated by Waterstones Children's Book Prize shortlisted artist, Sara Ogilvie, and perfect for fans of David Walliams. This... 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...