Summary

The anticipated memoir from a sports entertainment fandom legend.
As a kid growing up in New York in the late '50s, Bill Apter fell in love with professional wrestling, and it wasn't long before he was rubbing shoulders with the greats as a young reporter and photographer. He's since become the world's best-known wrestling magazine personality, and he's had professional and personal relationships with a who's who of the business, like Triple H, Hulk Hogan, The Rock, Sting, and Ric Flair.
In his fun-loving memoir, Bill Apter takes us from the dressing rooms of the Bruno Sammartino era and the last days of the territories to the birth of WrestleMania, the emergence of "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, and the "Attitude Era" to today's WWE Superstars like John Cena, Daniel Bryan, and Roman Reigns. He also shares stories of his days photographing boxing stars like Muhammad Ali and other champions, and he documents his appearances on the WWE Network and his work as editor of 1wrestling.com.
Find out which wrestler threatened him, learn about the dead wrestler who was really alive, and discover how hanging out with Andy Kaufman led to the comic's notorious feud with Jerry "The King" Lawler. Still intimately involved in the wrestling business, the award-winning Apter has a story on everybody.
©2015 Bill Apter (P)2016 Audible, Inc.
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5 out of 5 stars
By Martin on 13-10-16

Bill Apter - is wrestling fixed

A must for any wrestling fan. Listened to this over the course of a few days whilst relaxing under the sun by the pool in Tenerife! Bill Apter always come across as a wonderful guy and that is evidenced through the stories in the book. Hope you continue to live your dream for years to come Mr Apter, a pleasure to hear your story!

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5 out of 5 stars
By domhemming49 on 15-10-16

A brilliant gem of a book

loved it from start to finish very easy on the ear with perfect ammount of details in the stories for the casual and diehard fan alike

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3 out of 5 stars
By Jason on 27-10-17

It was ok

If your looking for a book of stories about old school wrestling tales.... This book isn't it..... In all fairness to Mr. Apter I just finished Jim Ross's book that was much more enjoyable.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Dorian Foley on 23-04-17

Simply Amazing

Bill Apter is the man! Learned so much and have a new found respect for him. Thank you Mr. Apter and I hope to see you at the matches one day.

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