Andre the Giant

Andre the Giant

Closer to Heaven

Graphic Novel - 2015
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"He was called the 'Eighth Wonder of the World' and became an inspiration for millions of wrestling fans all over the globe. While his in-ring exploits were full of flash and spectacle, the personal life of Andre 'The Giant' Roussimoff was complicated by an excess of partying and the devastating physical toll of his deteriorating health. This graphic novel biography explores the bookmarks of Andre's story, from his upbringing in the French countryside to his early success in Japanese pro wrestling to his monumental popularity in American wrestling territories"--Page [4] of cover.
Publisher: [Saint Louis, Missouri] : The Lion Forge, LLC, 2015
Branch Call Number: B A5552ea PBK
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged): chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
ISBN: 9781631404009
1631404008

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Aug 08, 2016

An interesting, but short look into the rise of Andre and Pro wrestling. Wonderfully illustrated and written. Was very interesting to see how Andre helped wrestling rise to the popularity it had in my childhood. A great read for fans of wrestling or Andre.

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