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Great stories and history of stars that left the sport too soon.
I had some issues with the kindle version (example-sometimes the footnotes would not go back to original page), but dealt with it without much frustration.
I've been reading Shoemaker's pieces on Grantland and was excited to hear about this book.
The author tries too hard to incorporate pro wrestling into his larger fake intellectual narrative. The entire project comes across like it was written by a high school English... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Elevation Nation
A must-read for any wrestling fan, and even recommended for the curious non-fan observer. An excellent insight into the art and business of professional wrestling, those who have... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Clarence
A fascinating and engaging read on the toll the industry takes on professional wrestlers. Shoemaker has clearly done his research, and you can tell he loves this business even... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Daniel Fry
Very interesting book if you like pro wrestling. Good background on many stars who unfortunately are not with us.Published 3 months ago by Michael Merican
As a child, just prior to WW 2, I was privileged to attend the pre-fight preparations for wrestling matches performed in Saint Joseph, Missouri at the city stadium, a wonderful... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Richard Craig
Great insight into the behind the curtain live. Many stories about these guys I had never heard. Would recommend into to any fan.Published 4 months ago by john hicks