A Lion's Tale: Around the World in Spandex

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Orion, May 12, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 432 pages
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The controversial story of Chris Jericho, the former undisputed Heavyweight Champion of WWE.

From the age of eight, Chris dreamed of becoming a wrestler. But it wasn't until he was 25 that he hit the big time. Nicknamed 'Lion Heart', Chris eventually attained his ultimate goal - joining the WWF (now WWE). He became one of their biggest stars, even defeating wrestling powerhouses The Rock and 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin in the same night to be crowned the undisputed Heavyweight Champion.

Now Chris dishes the dirt on his rivalries with other wrestling legends. Whether ripped-off by promoters, robbed at gunpoint or nearly paralysed after landing on his head during a match, Chris maintained his courage, determination and sense of humour about this dangerous and enthralling sport.

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Really enjoyable read, especially because of Jericho's engaging and fun writing style. Tons of great stories. Read full review

Review: A Lion's Tale: Around the World in Spandex

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I absolutely love reading Chris Jericho's biographies. He always is very detailed and straight forward. This one was pretty much like the other two books, except based around Jericho's early career up ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Chris Jericho was born in November 1970 and made his wrestling debut at the age of 19. In 2001 he became the first undisputed champion of the WWE (formerly WWF) and is the only performer to have held six different titles in WWE's 45-year history. Now retired from the sport, he has starred in films, is the lead singer of the rock band Fozzy and has appeared in numerous comedy series. He is married and has three children. Visit is website at www.chrisjericho.com, follow him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/IAmJericho or like him on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ChrisJericho.

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