A Lion’s Tale has ratings and reviews. Dan said: A Lion’s Tale is the biography of wrestler Chris Jericho, going from childhood to his moments. THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “An action-packed, uplifting, exceed-your -dreams thrill ride.” -Associated PressChris Jericho has been. A Lion’s Tale: Around the World in Spandex is an autobiography of professional wrestler, Chris Jericho. It details his life from his early years, to his début for.
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With an Introduction by John Miller. No trivia or quizzes yet. This was the early stories of how a young Y2J became a wrestling cris and a music fan.
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He depends on a lot of in-jokes, and I suppose chgis you aren’t up to speed on old movies, heavy metal music, and old school wrestli This was a remarkably fun book to read for me. Though I may have to re-read “Have a Nice Day! He also admits he’s had his share of bad matches, like the Super Liger debacle. Jul 24, Arjun Mishra rated it it was ok Shelves: A Lion’s Tale is the biography of wrestler Chris Jericho, going from childhood to his moments right before walking through fhe curtain in his WWF debut.
Although wolrd got is name out there to the masses WCW was not the place for Jericho to grow as a performer. After reading 2 fairly brainy books in a row, I was struggling to start a third when my roomate handed this to me. If you’re a wrestling jdricho and only want to buy one wrestling book, you could do a lot worse than this one.
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Nov 15, jersey rated it it was amazing Shelves: Easy to read and very entertaining. February Learn how and when to remove this template message. Want to Read saving…. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
He’ll dish the dirt on how he worked his way through the ranks alongside major wrestling Chris Jericho is the first undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the WWE and WCW, and has been called one of the fifty greatest wrestlers of all time. I’ve now read quite a few of these wrestling auto biographies and this is easily one of the best.
You aren’t going to become a better person or be able to cure cancer after reading it, but you will find yourself waking up your wife while trying not to laugh, and that is always worthwhile!
A Lion’s Tale : Around the World in Spandex by Chris Jericho (2007, Hardcover, Revised)
I am mostly disappointed because Jericho truly is a versatile star in various fields wrestling, music, entertainment and as his moniker goes, “best in the world at what I do. Chris Jericho lives in Los Angeles and Florida. I’ve read this book several times and it’s not any less enjoyable Chris Jericho is a funny guy. Sep 29, Andrew rated it really liked it Shelves: Join Me on Twitter Tweets by retropwrestling.
Before I got into reading it however, I wanted to go right back to the beginning of Y2J’s journey, and picked up my old copy of A Lion’s Tale: This article needs additional citations for verification.
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The book has also rekindled my love for pro wrestling, something that I’ve found severely lacking in the last couple of months since I last wrote anything here on Retro Pro Wrestling. It was made even more entertaining by going to YouTube and watching some of the things he’d written about. I could rant about this book’s awfulness all day, so I’ll just say that this book is highly recommended if you’re such a wrestling mark that you’ll consume any product you can get your hands on.
He would do so a month later, on June He’s relentlessly funny, charming and, at times, painfully aorld. More books by Chris Jericho. This guy, on the other hand, illustrates what a roller-coaster of a ride a life of a PW’er is. Mick appears on the back cover, lamenting that this book might be better than his. Read it, you’d dig it for sure. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. It looks glamorous, but it is a hard way to make it to the top.
So charming and funny is Chris Jericho’s journey from body-slammingly painful naivety to worldly wrestling champ, that his memoirs will leave cynics finding time for a private read – GQ.
A Lion’s Tale: Around the World in Spandex
It tells his days of being a independent nobody xpandex becoming a international success. Dec 15, Dan Schwent rated it really liked it Shelves: Reccommended for wrestling fans and especially fans of Jericho. Other editions – View all A Lion’s Tale: But it wasn’t until he was 25 that he hit the big time.
Chris is a talented and humble man who has kept his humor and logical sense while still appreciating the little things that helped catapult him to the top of WWE’s superstars. And all of these adventures are presented in such an entertaining way with all of the jokes thee fluidly intertwining with the story.
Oct 28, Noel rated it did not like it Recommends it for: