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Includes bibliographical references (p. -184) and index. Origins - Barnstormers - Catch-as-catch-can - The art of deception - Gimmicks and television - Holding the line - The rise of Vince McMahon. Traces the history of professional wrestling in the United States, exploring the myths and legends of professional wrestling and profiling the sport's most influential characters.
Thankfully, there have been countless books since that have helped to up the general standard. Each one of these books is a must-read
Thankfully, there have been countless books since that have helped to up the general standard. It'd be easy to imagine that this list would be comprised solely of wrestling autobiographies, but that would miss out so many essential titles. It's not only the actual wrestlers themselves who have so much to say; there are also books on shoot interviews, the history of entire promotions, and even crime novels that fully deserve to be featured. Each one of these books is a must-read. Stories of youth, training, the road, the ring, and beyond make up much of the appeal.
One new entry this week, : At the intersection of sport, entertainmen. ro Wrestling Books. 15 October at 08:00 ·. (This originally ran as a "critical analysis" piece in the Pro Wrestling Press newsletter.
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