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Wrestling Babylon : piledriving tales of drugs, sex, death and scandal

Author: Irvin Muchnick
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : ECW Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Professional wrestling's most notorious scandals and drug-fueled spectacles are laid out using insider details and investigative journalism in this powerful exposé of the sport. Featuring pieces previously published in magazines such as Penthouse and People, this book examines the demise of the old Mafia-like territories, whose wake, with the help of cable television and deregulation, helped fuel the astonishing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Muchnick, Irvin.
Wrestling Babylon.
Toronto, Ont. : ECW Press ; Chicago, IL : Independent Publishers Group [distributor], ©2007
(OCoLC)84647015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Irvin Muchnick
ISBN: 9781554907618 1554907616 9781554902866 155490286X
OCLC Number: 244769018
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 152 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Responsibility: Irvin Muchnick.

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Professional wrestling's most notorious scandals and drug-fueled spectacles are laid out using insider details and investigative journalism in this powerful exposé of the sport. Featuring pieces previously published in magazines such as Penthouse and People, this book examines the demise of the old Mafia-like territories, whose wake, with the help of cable television and deregulation, helped fuel the astonishing growth of professional wrestling. These solemn and thoroughly investigated accounts-of Hulk Hogan's drug use, the untimely death of Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka's gir.

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