Books tagged: wrestling books

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Mae Weston Acrobat, Boxer and Wrestler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Mae Weston began wrestling competitively in the late 1930s. One of her earliest bouts was against her sister, Wilma Gordon, in 1938. In the 1940s Weston wrestled stars like Mildred Burke and Elvira Snodgrass. She contended for the title as a masked wrestler and unmasked. Mae had a number of wrestling aliases including Carole Starr, Astroette and Purple Flash. She was popular at wrestling reunions.
Ready to Rock: The Unauthorized True Story of Roman Reigns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
Featuring never before heard stories and insider observations, to sources claiming that Vince McMahon has already determined that The Rock and Roman Reigns will one day headline WrestleMania in a family feud of epic proportions, “Ready to Rock” chronicles Roman Reigns' inspiring journey to the top of the WWE and his impressive fight to remain there.
Beyond the Mat: The Lives and Legacies of WWE Legends The Undertaker, CM Punk, Brock Lesnar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,150. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
For the first time, go behind the scenes of World Wrestling Entertainment in this groundbreaking and unauthorized series of bestselling WWE superstar profiles of The Undertaker, Brock Lesnar, and CM Punk.
June Byers Women's World Champion Wrestler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
June Byers was a force in the world of female wrestling until a fan tossed a bottle into her windshield and she had to re-retire from wrestling in 1964. A leg injury put an end to a career that began in the 1940s. My book looks at her roots in Houston, Texas and June's disputed victory in a world title bout with Mildred Burke. I have used old newspaper and magazines as well as more recent sources.
Nell Stewart The Marilyn Monroe of Women's Wrestling
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Nell Stewart was among the greatest female wrestlers of her era. She used her aggressive style in combination with her natural beauty to succeed in a violent sport that appealed to large crowds throughout the United States and Canada. She was also very photogenic,a quality that endeared her to promoters and the executives of the National Wrestling Alliance. My e-book looks at her roots and career.
Mildred Burke Champion Girl Wrestler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Weightlifting
Mildred Burke's story describes a young woman who gave up a traditional career for a woman in the twentieth century to enter a violent sport that was scorned by the majority of people, especially when women were involved. Yet she preserved her femininity throughout her wrestling life. Observers remarked that she looked, spoke, and acted like a professional secretary away from the ring.
Cora Livingston World Champion Female Wrestler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Cora Livingston's training regimen is still relevant today. The world champion female wrestler considered brisk walks, of 5 and 8 miles daily, an essential part of preparing for important wrestling matches. In the early 1900s she bested much larger women, pinning them quickly because of her use of scientific methods. Noted wrestler Dan McLeod of San Francisco was one of the men she trained with.
Last Dance In Redondo Beach
Series: Sussman - Glick mystery trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,580. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Sportscaster Andy Sussman is plunged into the raucous and sometimes hilarious word of pro wrestling when Dr. Double XX drowns during the Network Celebrity Superstars race. Andy’s buddy, detective Murray Glick, joins him straight from one of his Mystery Cruises to help solve the case. The second in the acclaimed Andy Sussman/Murray Glick comic mystery trilogy.
The Unauthorized Story of Randy Orton and The Viper's Strike on WWE
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"The Unauthorized Story of Randy Orton" is a compelling, first of its kind, and completely unauthorized work from bestselling author Michael Essany. Is this eye-opening eBook, Orton's career today is probed by industry veterans and insiders who help shed light on where the WWE is taking one of its most promising and controversial young stars.