Benoit: Wrestling with the Horror That Destroyed a Family and Crippled a Sport
ECW Press, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 160 pages
The life and alarming death of acclaimed professional wrestler Chris Benoit are explored in this timely and exhaustive biography. In June 2007 Benoit committed suicide after killing his wife and son, and the media coverage surrounding this event—as well as the facts of the case and its effects on professional wrestling—are all extensively addressed. Benoit’s life prior to and during his pro wrestling career is examined, as is his significant impact on the wrestling world and widespread popularity. This close-up look at one of pro wrestling’s greatest and most lamented figures also presents the place of his tragedy in the darker side of wrestling’s history.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - joshrskinner - LibraryThing
Good book. A set of essays covering different topics related to the Benoit murder/suicide. Some essays were better than others. The essay on the media reaction was especially good. Read full review
Benoit... the facts, not the assumptionsUser Review - JAYDEETRON3030 - Borders
The book provided a lot of facts on not only (what I expected) Chris Benoit, but his wife Nancy "Woman" Benoit as well. I was very pleased to find out that they didn't call the book "Benoit" just to ... Read full review