The Main Event: The Moves and Muscle of Pro Wrestling

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Millbrook Press, 1 lis 2013 - 64
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Nothing in wrestling can match the excitement of the main event. It's the match that everyone wants to see, the match that will have fans talking the next day. Author Patrick Jones takes readers deep inside the world of pro wrestling and shows how its stars—and the wild characters they portray—have turned pro wrestling into a billion-dollar industry. Take a seat and gear up for the greatest show in wrestling—the main event!

 

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THE MAIN EVENT: The Moves and Muscle of Pro Wrestling

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A tight yet thorough history of wrestling as "sports entertainment"—read that as meaning staged—from Jones.This is not the story of the sport or of two Olympians or high schoolers going at it for ... Przeczytaj pełną recenzję

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CONTENTS
5
Ten Great Main Events
16
Great Wrestlers of the Past and Present
30
Wrestlings Most Devastating Finishing Moves
43
Wrestlings Most Memorable Moments
49
The Future of Pro Wrestling
56
Further Reading
62
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Patrick Jones lives in Minneapolis and is the author of many novels including the Support and Defend series. A former librarian, Jones received lifetime achievement awards from the American Library Association and the Catholic Library Association.

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