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The Resource Slobberknocker : my life in wrestling, Jim Ross with Paul O'Brien ; foreword by Vincent K. McMahon ; afterword by "Stone Cold" Steve Austin ; as told to Scott E. Williams

Slobberknocker : my life in wrestling, Jim Ross with Paul O'Brien ; foreword by Vincent K. McMahon ; afterword by "Stone Cold" Steve Austin ; as told to Scott E. Williams

Label
Slobberknocker : my life in wrestling
Title
Slobberknocker
Title remainder
my life in wrestling
Statement of responsibility
Jim Ross with Paul O'Brien ; foreword by Vincent K. McMahon ; afterword by "Stone Cold" Steve Austin ; as told to Scott E. Williams
Title variation
Slobber knocker
Creator
Contributor
Author
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How did an Oklahoma farm kid with a vivid imagination and seemingly unattainable dreams became "The Voice of Wrestling" to millions of fans around the world? Ross became obsessed with professional wrestling having first saw it on his grandparent's TV. Over the years he held almost every job in the business. He's also recognized as the man who built and nurtured a once-in-a-generation talent roster that took the WWE to new heights. Readers will finally get the opportunity to hear never-before-told stories about the politics, wackiness, and personalities of all the biggest stars; about overcoming adversity and achieving your dreams
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
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Ross, Jim
Dewey number
  • 796.812092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1196.R67
LC item number
A3 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1978-
  • 1945-
  • 1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • O'Brien, Paul
  • McMahon, Vince
  • Austin, Steve
  • Williams, Scott E.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ross, Jim
  • Wrestling promoters
  • Sportscasters
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Label
Slobberknocker : my life in wrestling, Jim Ross with Paul O'Brien ; foreword by Vincent K. McMahon ; afterword by "Stone Cold" Steve Austin ; as told to Scott E. Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Part one: Before wrestling (1952-74) -- Growing up -- Watching wrestling -- Going to the matches -- Leaving home -- College -- The call -- The fundraiser -- Part two: Mid-south (1974-85) -- Start in the business -- Refereeing -- Still learning -- Behind the mic -- Not behind the mic -- Trying to stay in wrestling -- Out of the business -- Getting back in -- Back in the mid-south -- At the top table -- Changes from New York -- The greatest -- Going national -- Part three: UWF (1986-87) -- The expansion -- The decline and sale -- Part four: Crockett (1987-88) -- Crockett -- Let the games begin -- Returning home -- Last days of Crockett -- Part five: WCW (1988-93) -- Herd, Flair, and the ladies in the limo -- Booking committee -- Rotating announcers -- Steamboat and Flair -- Starrcade -- Some old faces return -- Building Sting -- Lady on a plane -- Heyman -- Changes, old and new -- Japan -- Flair leaves -- Changing of the guard -- My last days in WCW -- Part six: WWF (1993-99) -- Vince -- WCW Radio -- WrestleMania IX -- Growing pains -- Making friends -- In sickness and in health -- In and out -- Vince and good ol' JR -- The new and the old -- Market research -- Back to announcing -- Changing roles -- The "JJ role" -- Talent -- The black hat -- So long, Dad -- Sitting down with Foley -- Pillman -- Montreal -- A little more attitude -- Hell in a cell -- 2nd attack -- Coming home
Control code
ocn975135786
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 332 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781683581130
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • 1263898
  • (Sirsi) o975135786
  • (OCoLC)975135786
Label
Slobberknocker : my life in wrestling, Jim Ross with Paul O'Brien ; foreword by Vincent K. McMahon ; afterword by "Stone Cold" Steve Austin ; as told to Scott E. Williams
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Part one: Before wrestling (1952-74) -- Growing up -- Watching wrestling -- Going to the matches -- Leaving home -- College -- The call -- The fundraiser -- Part two: Mid-south (1974-85) -- Start in the business -- Refereeing -- Still learning -- Behind the mic -- Not behind the mic -- Trying to stay in wrestling -- Out of the business -- Getting back in -- Back in the mid-south -- At the top table -- Changes from New York -- The greatest -- Going national -- Part three: UWF (1986-87) -- The expansion -- The decline and sale -- Part four: Crockett (1987-88) -- Crockett -- Let the games begin -- Returning home -- Last days of Crockett -- Part five: WCW (1988-93) -- Herd, Flair, and the ladies in the limo -- Booking committee -- Rotating announcers -- Steamboat and Flair -- Starrcade -- Some old faces return -- Building Sting -- Lady on a plane -- Heyman -- Changes, old and new -- Japan -- Flair leaves -- Changing of the guard -- My last days in WCW -- Part six: WWF (1993-99) -- Vince -- WCW Radio -- WrestleMania IX -- Growing pains -- Making friends -- In sickness and in health -- In and out -- Vince and good ol' JR -- The new and the old -- Market research -- Back to announcing -- Changing roles -- The "JJ role" -- Talent -- The black hat -- So long, Dad -- Sitting down with Foley -- Pillman -- Montreal -- A little more attitude -- Hell in a cell -- 2nd attack -- Coming home
Control code
ocn975135786
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 332 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781683581130
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • 1263898
  • (Sirsi) o975135786
  • (OCoLC)975135786

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