MONDO LUCHA A GO-GO - THE BIZARRE AND HONORABLE WORLD OF WILD MEXICAN WRESTLING
[Pop Culture - Lucha Libre]
In Latin America, Lucha Libre wrestling has piqued an obsession with, and loyalty to, their own unique brand of extreme ringside action. Worldwide, it has transcended its roots to become one of the new superstars of pop culture. In Mondo Lucha A Go-Go, Dan Madigan takes readers on a sensational and revealing journey from the birth of the sport to its current incarnation as a mainstream phenomenon. He traces its history and influence, and profiles some of the biggest celebrity Lucha Libre wrestlers. This book is the ultimate guide for die-hard fans and the merely curious alike, and is packed with photos, wrestling cards, handbills, and mementos. Madigan also presents personal recollections, quotes, and stories from Luchadores, whose theatrics provide the backdrop for this completely unique experience in sports.
Rayo (2007) 272 p. 19 x 24 cm - Hardcover - In English