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Andre the Giant : life and legend

Author: Box Brown
Publisher: New York : First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Drawing from historical records about Andre's life as well as a wealth of anecdotes from his colleagues in the wrestling world, including Hulk Hogan, and his film co-stars (Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, etc), Brown has created in Andre the Giant, the first substantive biography of one of the twentieth century's most recognizable figures.
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Biographical comics
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Named Person: Andre, the Giant; Andre, the Giant; Andre, the Giant; Andre, the Giant
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Box Brown
ISBN: 9781596438514 1596438517
OCLC Number: 872712627
Description: 240 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Life and legend
Responsibility: Box Brown.

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Andre Roussimoff is known as both the lovable giant in The Princess Bride and a heroic pro-wrestling figure. He was a normal guy who'd been dealt an extraordinary hand in life. At his peak, he  Read more...

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*"A labor-of-love tribute, exquisitely rendered, to the larger-than-life wrestling giant." - "Kirkus Reviews," STARRED REVIEW "Larger-than-average Andre the Giant had a larger-than-life personality Read more...

 
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