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The Last Wrestlers

A Far Flung Journey In Search of a Manly Art

by Marcus Trower

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Ebury Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel writing,
  • Wrestling,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Travel / Essays & Travelogues,
  • Travel - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9270313M
    ISBN 100091910676
    ISBN 109780091910679

    Unlike other major sports, it wasn’t until the last decade or so that wrestler deaths were even acknowledged by mainstream media. Another wrestler dies and the news would practically be swept under the rug. WWE deaths were not looked at in the same light as those in the NFL or MLB. Fishpond Australia, The Last Wrestlers: A Far Flung Journey In Search of a Manly Art by Marcus TrowerBuy. Books online: The Last Wrestlers: A Far Flung Journey In Search of a Manly Art, ,

    It includes those that worked for the company in the past when it was known as the World Wrestling Federation. Pages in category "Former WWE wrestlers" The .   Instead of offering an autobiographical take from a renowned wrestler, this book offers an inside look at someone who covered wrestling from the outside. Bill Apter is the most prolific journalist.

    Above are the more well known wrestlers who have died before age If you’re looking for our full list, please go here and sort the table by clicking the age heading. Our database currently has + wrestlers who have died before age Aloysius Martin "Lou" Thesz (Ap – Ap ) was an American professional officially six-time world champion, he held the NWA World Heavyweight Championship three times for a combined total of 10 years, three months and nine days (3, days) – longer than anyone else in history. Considered to be one of the last true shooters in professional wrestling, Thesz is.


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“Adorable” Adrian Adonis – – Car Accident. What’s so chilling about the last photos of “Macho Man” Randy Savage is that finally, after decades of living the dizzy life of the circus that is wrestling, Savage had now managed to find some semblance of normality and happiness.

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Michael Fessler's newest book will be required reading for my wrestlers before each season begins. I plan on referring to the stories and thoughts that Michael has shared from his personal journey throughout our wrestling season.

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While I read in the forward that it took some convincing to co-author a book by a wrestler of a different generation then you are used to, I’m glad you did. Sadly, I’m not old enough to have experienced the glory days of the '60s, '70s and early '80s.

The highlight of this book is the mentions of the Von Erich family, described to non-wrestling fans as the wrestling equivalent to The Kennedy Family .