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The Main Event

The Moves And Muscle Of Pro Wrestling

By Patrick Jones

Nothing in wrestling can match the excitement of the main event. It's the match that everyone wants to see, the match that will have fans talking the next day. Author Patrick Jones takes readers deep inside the world of pro wrestling and shows how its stars—and the wild characters they portray—have turned pro wrestling into a billion-dollar industry. Take a seat and gear up for the greatest show in wrestling—the main event!

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9780761386353


Format: Book
Author: Jones, Patrick
Summary: This is not the story of the sport or of two Olympians or high schoolers going at it for pin or points, but of the art of making the blows and throws look like the real thing while the outcome has been predetermined.
Title: The main event : the moves and muscle of pro wrestling / Patrick Jones.
Publisher Date: Minneapolis, MN : Millbrook Press, c2013.
Subject: Wrestling -- History -- Juvenile literature. Wrestling -- History
Isbn: 9780761386353 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper) 0761386351 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
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Call Number: TNF 796.812 Jon
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Bib Id: 411993

Format: Book
Author: Jones, Patrick
Summary: This is not the story of the sport or of two Olympians or high schoolers going at it for pin or points, but of the art of making the blows and throws look like the real thing while the outcome has been predetermined.
Title: The main event : the moves and muscle of pro wrestling / Patrick Jones.
Publisher, Date: Minneapolis, MN : Millbrook Press, c2013.
Description: 64 p. : col. ill. ; 24 x 24 cm.
Series: Spectacular sports
Subjects: Wrestling -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Wrestling -- History
Notes: Includes index.
Contents: Introduction: It's Time for the Main Event -- The History of Wrestling: From Ancient Greece to Pay-per-View -- Ten Great Main Events -- The Stars: Great Wrestlers of the Past and Present -- Wrestling's Most Devastating Finishing Moves -- Wrestling's Most Memorable Moments -- Looking Forward: The Future of Pro Wrestling -- Glossary -- Further Reading -- Index.
LCCN: 2011046180
ISBN: 9780761386353 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0761386351 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
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Available Copies: 2
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Call Number: TNF 796.812 Jon