The Resource Wrestling in Akron, Dale Pierce, (ebook)

Wrestling in Akron, Dale Pierce, (ebook)

Label
Wrestling in Akron
Title
Wrestling in Akron
Statement of responsibility
Dale Pierce
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Language
eng
Summary
From the time it was founded in 1825, Akron was a town on the move. Once known as the "Rubber Capitol of the World," it brought droves of new workers to downtown and the suburban areas. With expansion came a need for entertainment, and wrestling was there for the multitudes. From the contrast of high school amateurs on mats to snarling villains and heroes in the professional ring, the sport thrived. There were the early days of traveling carnivals, with circuit-riding wrestlers who would take on all comers from the audience, to secretive fights set by shifty promoters in railroad yards with onlookers placing bets. There were the glory days of the Akron Armory--offering the crowd a chance to see such luminaries as the cigar-chewing Killer Tim Brooks, the smiling Johnny Powers, or the devious Don Kent--and beyond after the famed arena closed
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Midwest
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Pierce, Dale
Dewey number
796.81209771/36
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Wrestling
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adult
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Wrestling in Akron, Dale Pierce, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9781439643501
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11454755
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remote
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11454755
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MWT11454755
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Wrestling in Akron, Dale Pierce, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781439643501
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11454755
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11454755
System control number
MWT11454755
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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