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Andre the Giant

Michael Krugman

Andre the Giant

a legendary life

by Michael Krugman

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Pocket Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Andre, -- the Giant, -- 1946-1993,
  • Wrestlers -- France -- Biography,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses -- France -- Biography

  • About the Edition

    A portrait of the seven-foot-five wrestling star"s life and career describes his childhood in a small French village, the progression of the medical condition that caused his gigantism, and his memorable television and film appearances.

    Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Krugman.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1196.A53 .K78 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 342 p. :
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23688564M
    ISBN 101416541128
    ISBN 109781416541127
    LC Control Number2009284212

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    ECW Press will release the Andre the Giant biography, The Eighth Wonder of the World by Pat Laprade and Bertrand Hebert, tomorrow. You can find full details below. ECW Press announces the. Get this from a library! Andre the Giant. [Ross Davies] -- Explores the life and career of a popular French-born wrestler.

    Andre the Giant Relation With His Daughter. The relation between Andre and her Daughter was not so good. Andre spent his entire adult life on the road for his wrestling gigs. Robin says she only saw her father a handful of times when the then-WWF had events in the town. "This book will thrill longtime fans and introduce a new generation to the man, the myth, and the legend known as the Eighth Wonder of the World.” —Mick Foley, three time WWE Champion, New York Times bestselling author “Box Brown's melancholy tale of the sad, angry life of Andre the Giant is .


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