The Queen of the Ring
Sex, Muscles, Diamonds, and the Making of An American LegendBook - 2009
At only five foot two, Mildred Burke was an unlikely candidate for the ring. A waitress barely scraping by on Depression-era tips, she wanted more, and she saw her chance when she witnessed her first wrestling match. Even against all odds, she knew that she could become a female wrestler. What followed was a gritty, glittering testament to the golden age of wrestling, when beauty and brawn captivated the world.
Published: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
Branch Call Number: B BUR
Characteristics: 356 p.,  p. of plates :,ill. ;,24 cm.