Jesse Ventura

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Lerner Publishing Group, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 112 pages
A biography of the former professional wrestler and radio talk show host addresses his political career in addition to his colorful past, where in 1998 he became the governor of Minnesota and the only Reform Party candidate ever elected to a major office. Original.

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paper 0-8225-9680-6 A biography that highlights Ventura's controversial gubernatorial campaign; unfortunately, the book spends too much time fawning over Jesse "the Body" and too little time analyzing ... Read full review


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Keith Elliot Greenberg coauthored "Legends of Wrestling: Freddie Blassie -- Listen, You Pencil Neck Geeks" with wrestling icon "Classy" Freddie Blassie shortly before his death in 2003. A third-generation wrestling fan and senior writer for World Wrestling Entertainment publications, Greenberg is the author of more than thirty nonfiction children's books, and has written for "The New York Observer, USA Today" and "The European, " among others. He's also an award-winning television producer whose credits include "48 Hours, America's Most Wanted, " Court TV, VH-1, PBS, and The History Channel. He and his family live in Brooklyn, New York.

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