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The Resource The Road Warriors : danger, death, and the rush of wrestling, by Joe "Animal" Laurinaitis ; with Andrew William Wright ; foreword by "Precious" Paul Ellering

The Road Warriors : danger, death, and the rush of wrestling, by Joe "Animal" Laurinaitis ; with Andrew William Wright ; foreword by "Precious" Paul Ellering

Label
The Road Warriors : danger, death, and the rush of wrestling
Title
The Road Warriors
Title remainder
danger, death, and the rush of wrestling
Statement of responsibility
by Joe "Animal" Laurinaitis ; with Andrew William Wright ; foreword by "Precious" Paul Ellering
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Joe 'Animal' Laurinaitis shares his perspective of the dangers of being in the ring, the death of his lifelong friend and tag team partner 'Hawk,' and the rush of leaving a legacy in tag team wrestling unmatched to this day"--From publisher description
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Laurinaitis, Joe
Dewey number
  • 796.812092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV1195
LC item number
.L38 2011
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wright, Andrew William
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Laurinaitis, Joe
  • Hegstrand, Michael
  • Wrestling
  • Wrestlers
Label
The Road Warriors : danger, death, and the rush of wrestling, by Joe "Animal" Laurinaitis ; with Andrew William Wright ; foreword by "Precious" Paul Ellering
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Foreword: Monsters of the Midway / Paul Ellering -- Acknowledgments -- Prologue -- Animal's abridged prehistory -- Bouncing around and taking a chance -- Education of a road warrior -- Assault on Georgia Championship Wrestling -- Destroy everything that moves -- Unleashed on the AWA -- Boom of professional wrestling -- Face-to-face with Vince -- Getting hitched, being cloned, and spiking our image -- Snacking on danger and dining on eeath -- Scaling dizzying heights -- Golden age of Jim Crockett Promotions and the NWA -- And it all comes crumbling down -- When one door closes, smash yourself a new one -- Legion of doom dominates the WWF -- Hawk soars too close to the sun -- Resurrection of the road warriors -- Our continuing journey into the unknown -- Spiritual rebirth and the end of an era -- Laurinakis legacy -- Afterword: The it factor
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
368 p., [26] p. of plates
Isbn
9781605421421
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010050859
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • ocn617445957
  • (OCoLC)617445957
Label
The Road Warriors : danger, death, and the rush of wrestling, by Joe "Animal" Laurinaitis ; with Andrew William Wright ; foreword by "Precious" Paul Ellering
Publication
Contents
Foreword: Monsters of the Midway / Paul Ellering -- Acknowledgments -- Prologue -- Animal's abridged prehistory -- Bouncing around and taking a chance -- Education of a road warrior -- Assault on Georgia Championship Wrestling -- Destroy everything that moves -- Unleashed on the AWA -- Boom of professional wrestling -- Face-to-face with Vince -- Getting hitched, being cloned, and spiking our image -- Snacking on danger and dining on eeath -- Scaling dizzying heights -- Golden age of Jim Crockett Promotions and the NWA -- And it all comes crumbling down -- When one door closes, smash yourself a new one -- Legion of doom dominates the WWF -- Hawk soars too close to the sun -- Resurrection of the road warriors -- Our continuing journey into the unknown -- Spiritual rebirth and the end of an era -- Laurinakis legacy -- Afterword: The it factor
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
368 p., [26] p. of plates
Isbn
9781605421421
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010050859
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • ocn617445957
  • (OCoLC)617445957

Library Locations

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