The Queen of the Ring

The Queen of the Ring

Sex, Muscles, Diamonds, and the Making of An American Legend

Book - 2009
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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.
ISBN: 9780802118820
Branch Call Number: B BUR
Characteristics: 356 p., [16] p. of plates :,ill. ;,24 cm.


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May 25, 2016

this book is amazing about Millie Bliss aka Mildred Burke former women wrestling champion of the world and the longest reigning Now that is the Fabulous Moolah. soon a next Generation Diva.


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