The Main Event by Patrick Jones
The Moves and Muscle of Pro Wrestling (Spectacular Sports)

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Nothing in wrestling can match the excitement of the main event. It's the match that everyone wants to see, the match that will have fans talking the next day. Author Patrick Jones takes readers deep inside the world of pro wrestling and shows how its stars—and the wild characters they portray—have turned pro wrestling into a billion-dollar industry. Take a seat and gear up for the greatest show in wrestling—the main event!
 

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PATRICK JONES received lifetime achievement awards from both the American Library Association and the Catholic Library Association for his work motivating young people to read. He is also the author of many teen novels, including The Tear Collector, Stolen Car, and Things Change. Patrick was born and raised in Flint, Michigan, and currently lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. www.connectingya.com
 
Published November 1, 2013 by Millbrook Press. 64 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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A tight yet thorough history of wrestling as "sports entertainment"--read that as meaning staged--from Jones.

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