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National Wrestling Alliance

Tim Hornbaker

National Wrestling Alliance

the untold story of the monopoly that strangled professional wresting

by Tim Hornbaker

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Published by ECW Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National Wrestling Alliance -- History.,
  • National Wrestling Alliance -- Corrupt practices.,
  • Wrestling promoters -- United States.,
  • Wrestling -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Wrestlers -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementTim Hornbaker.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 372 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23106555M
    ISBN 101550227416
    ISBN 109781550227413


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