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Encyclopedia of American wrestling

by Mike Chapman

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Published by Leisure Press in Champaign, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Wrestling -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 533.

      StatementMike Chapman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1198.12 .C43 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 533 p. :
      Number of Pages533
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2184809M
      ISBN 100880113421
      LC Control Number89002701

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