Terry Funk: More Than Just Hardcore

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Simon and Schuster, 1 cze 2012 - 272
He’s been a fixture in professional wrestling for five decades. He helped introduce a hardcore wrestling style that you see in the WWE and Japan today. He’s made his mark in Hollywood. He’s Terry Funk, and this is his story. In this captivating look at the life of a living legend, Funk opens up about growing up in a wrestling family, working with various entertainment companies (including the ECW, WWE, and WWF), and so much more.
 

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Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Funk Family Tree
The Little Funker
West Texas State Running with the Outlaws
Breaking
Road Stories
Japans Wrestling
Working the Territories
My First Retirement Match
1983 The Wrestling War Begins
Working for Vince McMahon
Terry Funk PartTime Wrestler
On the NWAs Side
Back to What Was Left of the Territories

The Doctor Is Out of His Mind
My Brother the World Champ
My Japanese Debut
Losing Dory Funk
Terry Funk World Champ
Terry Funk ExWorld Champ
Everything Changes
The Art of the Promo
No Business Like Show Business
Getting Extreme in Japan
Home on the Ranch
Beyond Beyond the
Cactus and Chainsaw
The Twilight of
The End of the Wrestling
These Days
Epilogue
Prawa autorskie

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Michael Francis "Mick" Foley, Sr. was born June 7, 1965. He is an American professional wrestler, author, comedian, actor and voice actor. He has worked for many wrestling promotions. Shortly after he was born, Foley's family moved to Setauket, New York, where Foley attended Ward Melville High School. From May 7 to July 1, 1999, Foley wrote his autobiography, Have a Nice Day: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks. It became hugely popular and topped The New York Times bestseller list for several weeks. The follow-up, Foley Is Good: And the Real World Is Faker than Wrestling, was published in 2001 and debuted at number one on the Times list. Foley has also written three children's books, Mick Foley's Halloween Hijinx, Mick Foley's Christmas Chaos, and Tales from Wrescal Lane.

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