The Queen of the Ring: Sex, Muscles, Diamonds, and the Making of an American Legend

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Atlantic Monthly Press, 2009 - 356
The Queen of the Ring is the little-known story of Mildred Burke, the longest reigning champion of female wrestling, In his researched account, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jeff Leen pulls back the curtain on a forgotten era of American history - a time when a petite Midwesterner used her beauty and brawn to captivate audiences across the globe and dominate America's most masculine sport.

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THE QUEEN OF THE RING: Sex, Muscles, Diamonds, and the Making of an American Legend

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The gripping history of a largely forgotten legend of wrestling.Washington Post managing editor Leen (co-author: Kings of Cocaine: Inside the Medellin Cartel, 1989) illuminates the murky history of ... Przeczytaj pełną recenzję

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Jeffrey Leen is the assistant managing editor for the Washington Post's investigations unit, where his work has helped win six Pulitzer Prizes. Also the author of KINGS OF COCAINE, the first book-length investigation of Columbia's Medellin cartel, he lives in Maryland.

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