Drawing Heat the Hard Way
How Wrestling Really WorksPaperback - 2009
A personal and insightful look at the sport of wrestling, this memoir explores how and why professional wrestling captivates millions of loyal fans. Exposing how wrestling really works--how it is booked, promoted, reported on, and broadcast, as well as how steroids come into play--this book scrutinizes the sport's power brokers, including Dave Meltzer and Vince McMahon, and analyzes how announcers and wrestlers are reshaping the sport through illusion and spectacle that, despite mistakes and controversies, continues to win the devotion of fans. Revealing personal experiences with zeal, this tell-all is the ultimate take on what it means to be a wrestling fan, from someone who understands the inner workings of the business.--From publisher description.
Published: Toronto : ECW Press, c2009.
Branch Call Number: 796.812 MAT
Characteristics: x, 259 p.,  p. :,ports. (chiefly col.) ;,25 cm.