By Shaun Assael
“Current lovers and getting better Hulkamaniacs alike may still locate [Sex, Lies, and Headlocks] as gripping because the Camel Clutch.” —Maxim
Sex, Lies, and Headlocks is the last word behind-the-scenes examine the backstabbing, scandals, and high-stakes gambles that experience made wrestling a permanent tv phenomenon. the guy in the back of all of it is Vince McMahon, a ruthless and unique visionary whose expert antics make a few of the flamboyant characters within the ring glance tame by means of comparability. through the publication, the authors hint McMahon’s upward thrust to strength and think about the attraction of the industry’s greatest stars—including Ed “Strangler” Lewis, wonderful George, Bruno Sammartino, Ric aptitude, and, so much lately, Stone chilly Steve Austin and The Rock. In doing so, they express us that whereas WWE inventory is traded to the general public on Wall road, wrestling is still a shadowy international guided by way of a century-old code that stresses secrecy and loyalty.
With a brand new afterword, this is often the definitive e-book in regards to the historical past of professional wrestling.
“Reading this glorious behind-the-scenes examine wrestling promoter McMahon . . . is virtually as wonderful and surprising as gazing the main severe antics of McMahon’s comic-book variety creations reminiscent of Steve Austin and The Rock.”
“A quintessentially American luck tale of a cocky opportunist defying the chances and hitting it gigantic . . . glowing cultural heritage from an writer clever sufficient to enable the proof and personalities converse for themselves.”—Kirkus Reviews
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