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Lucha libre, the family portraits

Author: Lourdes Grobet
Publisher: México D.F, México : Editorial RM, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Lourdes Grobet has documented the spectacle of Mexican professional wrestling, known as lucha libre (free fighting), for more than 25 years. The only woman to have worked in such proximity to the sport, Grobet has photographed the masked luchadores in many contexts--and always in their signature disguises, which practitioners have worn since 1942, when a wrestler named El Santo stepped into a Mexico City ring  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
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Grobet, Lourdes.
Lucha libre, the family portraits.
México D.F, México : Editorial RM, 2009
(OCoLC)743081594
Named Person: Lourdes Grobet; Lourdes Grobet
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lourdes Grobet
ISBN: 9786077515043 9788492480432 8492480432 6077515043
OCLC Number: 276332829
Description: 76 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 28 x 29 cm
Other Titles: Lucha libre, family portraits
Family portraits
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Ever since she was a little girl, Lourdes Grobet has been interested in the spectacle of Mexican professional wrestling, or lucha libre. She is the only woman to have worked in the area for more than  Read more...

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