Bodyslams!: Memoirs of a Wrestling Pitchman

Bodyslams!: Memoirs of a Wrestling Pitchman

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by Gary Michael Cappetta
     
 

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This memoir documents 20 years of the author's experience as an announcer for the WWF, independent pro wrestling venues, and the WCW. He provides a personal perspective on pro wrestling and a global view of the dangerous games that wrestlers and their employers play to acquire wealth, fame, and power.

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This memoir documents 20 years of the author's experience as an announcer for the WWF, independent pro wrestling venues, and the WCW. He provides a personal perspective on pro wrestling and a global view of the dangerous games that wrestlers and their employers play to acquire wealth, fame, and power.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"Bodyslams! is the most realistic book about pro wrestling."  —Chicago Sun-Times

"What makes Bodyslams! a must-read is Cappetta's analysis and scrutiny of the wrestling business as a whole."  —John Molinaro, Slam! Wrestling

"From the first page, Cappetta takes his readers on an odyssey into the secretive world of professional wrestling. He ends up seeing the good, the bad, and everything in between, all without losing his unquenchable passion for the business."  —Chris Sabga, editor, IGN Wrestling

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781550227093
Publisher:
ECW Press
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Edition description:
New & Expanded Edition
Pages:
305
Sales rank:
1,203,363
Product dimensions:
6.82(w) x 9.76(h) x 0.81(d)

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Meet the Author


Gary Michael Cappetta was a teacher before he joined the WWF as an announcer in 1974, where he worked for 20 years. He lives in Jackson, New Jersey.

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