Have A Nice Day: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks

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HarperCollins, Oct 3, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 768 pages
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Mick Foley is a nice man, a family man who loves amusement parks and eating ice cream in bed. So how to explain those Japanese death matches in rings with explosives, golden thumbtacks and barbed wire instead of rope? The second-degree burn tissue? And the missing ear that was ripped off during a bout-in which he kept fighting? Here is an intimate glimpse into Mick Foley's mind, his history, his work and what some might call his pathology. Now with a bonus chapter summarizing the past 15 months-from his experience as a bestselling author through his parting thoughts before his final match. A tale of blood, sweat, tears and more blood-all in his own words-straight from the twisted genius behind Cactus Jack, Dude Love, and Mankind.

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Writing style is just okay, but the story grabs you. - Goodreads
... bad book, bad writer!!! - Goodreads
... honest and frank portrayal of pro wrestling - Goodreads
I'm doing research for something I'm writing 2. - Goodreads
A portrayal of one man's life in wrestling. - Goodreads
His 1st effort from wrestler to writer. - Goodreads

Review: Have a Nice Day!: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks

User Review  - Priscilla - Goodreads

I am a wrestling fan and have been for a long time. I know the story lines are fake and actually refer to the shows as my 'soap opera' I respect the wrestlers for what they do. I know that some of ... Read full review

Review: Have a Nice Day!: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks

User Review  - Hriday - Goodreads

I bought this for 5 rupees at Daryaganj! Honest, brutal and dorky! Who thought professional wrestlers could write well? Foley delivers with the wit and wisdom of a professional writer Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Mick Foley is the former Commissioner of the World Wrestling Federation and one of its biggest Superstars. He loves amusement parks, is an American history buff, and can withstand more pain in one hour than most of us could in a lifetime. He is the author of two New York Times bestsellers: Have a Nice Day! and Mick Foley's Christmas Chaos. He currently lives in New York State with his wife and three children.

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