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Hitman : my real life in the cartoon world of wrestling

by Hart, Bret.

Format: Print Book 2008
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Summary
Written without collaborators and based on decades of tape recordings he made throughout his career, HITMAN is Bret Hart's brutally honest, perceptive and startling account of his life in and out of the ring that proves once and for all that great things come in pink tights.
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Hart's account of his professional wrestling career is almost literally blow-by-blow, with detailed descriptions of the choreography of many of his most prominent matches in the former World Wrestling Foundation and the now-defunct World Championship Wrestling. (And, yes, he freely admits that the outcomes are determined in advance, while the wrestlers work out the actual moves for themselves.) To hear him tell it, everybody hailed him as "the best damn worker in the business," a storyteller with the comparative artistry of a De Niro. But the manipulative schemes of WWF head Vince McMahon (and several of his colleagues) kept Hart from reaching his full potential as a champion until injuries sidelined him for good. The memoir goes deep into Hart's family history--his father was one of the pioneers of the Canadian pro wrestling circuit, and his brothers and brothers-in-law followed him into the business. Wrestling fans will eat up all the backstage drama, but even those who don't care for the shows should be impressed by Hart's meticulous eye for telling detail--the bittersweet story that results is simultaneously a celebration and an exposE. 32 pages of photos. (Oct. 8) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Subjects Hart, Bret.
Wrestlers -- Canada -- Biography.
Publisher New York :Grand Central Pub.,2008
Edition 1st Grand Central Publishing ed.
Other Titles Hit man
Language English
Notes Reprint. Originally published: Toronto : Random House Canada, c2007.
Includes index.
Description xvi, 569 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN 9780446539722
0446539724
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