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Gene Kiniski : Canadian wrestling legend

Author: Steven Verrier
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Gene Kiniski (1928-2010) was internationally known to a generation of wrestling fans and to Canadians everywhere as "Canada's Greatest Athlete." Drawing on recollections from fellow wrestlers, promoters, and friends, this first biography of Kiniski gives a full account of the life of a champion pro wrestler who won over fans throughout the U.S., Canada, and Japan"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Verrier, Steven.
Gene Kiniski.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2019]
(DLC) 2018054650
(OCoLC)1077482663
Named Person: Gene Kiniski
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Verrier
ISBN: 9781476634272 1476634270
OCLC Number: 1081038582
Notes: "Table of Contents Forewords Preface Introduction: The Historical Backdrop 1. The Kiniskis of Chipman, Alberta 2. Edmonton and Tucson: Tale of Two Cities 3. Arizona Wildcat 4. Learning the Ropes 5. Return to the Gridiron 6. Long Road to Hollywood 7. Hot in California 8. Breakthrough Years 9. Indianapolis and Minneapolis 10. Vancouver Territory, 1961/1963 11. Julia Kiniski 12. 1964 ... a Very Good Year 13. More of a Very Good Year 14. Height of His Career 15. Passing the Torch 16. Passing of Nicholas And Julia 17. Still Going Strong, 1969/1973 18. The Only Woman He Ever Loved 19. Focusing on Home 20. Kiniski/Tomko: An Uneasy Alliance 21. Slowly Winding Down 22. Endgame 23. "You couldn't help but love the guy" 24. A Largely Retired Life 25. Final Decade 26. Celebration of Life Selected Bibliography Index."
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Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Foreword by Nick Kiniski; Foreword by Kelly Kiniski; Preface; Introduction: The Historical Backdrop; 1. The Kiniskis of Chipman, Alberta; 2. Edmonton and Tucson: Tale of Two Cities; 3. Arizona Wildcat; 4. Learning the Ropes; 5. Return to the Gridiron; 6. Long Road to Hollywood; 7. Hot in California; 8. Breakthrough Years; 9. Indianapolis and Minneapolis; 10. Vancouver Territory, 1961-1963; 11. Julia Kiniski; 12. 1964 ... A Very Good Year; 13. More of a Very Good Year; 14. Height of His Career; 15. Passing the Torch; 16. Passing of Nicholas and Julia 17. Still Going Strong, 1969-197318. The Only Woman He Ever Loved; 19. Focusing on Home; 20. Kiniski-Tomko: An Uneasy Alliance; 21. Slowly Winding Down; 22. Endgame; 23. "You couldn't help but love the guy"; 24. A Largely Retired Life; 25. Final Decade; 26. Celebration of Life; Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: Steven Verrier ; Forewords by Nick Kiniski and Kelly Kiniski.

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Few stones are left unturned in this account of the life of a champion professional wrestler old-time fans and wrestling historians remember well for his accomplishments in the ring, his run-'em-over  Read more...

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