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Bret Hart’s Account Of His Life in Professional Wrestling

By C Douglas Baker On August - 1 - 2010


Hitman: My Real Life in the Cartoon World of Wrestling by Bret Hart
Grand Central Publishing, 2008
ISBN: 978-0-466-54607-2

Bret Hart’s account of his career in professional wrestling is not only an outstanding autobiography of an icon in the sport, but also of the history of pro wrestling period.

Bret Hart grew up in a wrestling family.  His father, Stu Hart, was a pioneer in the sport, promoting wrestling matches in Canada through the late 1940’s through most of the rest of his life. 

Up to the 1990s, wrestling was largely controlled by regional promoters who respected each other’s territories and shared wrestling talent for main events. 

As Bret tells of his growing up and early years in the sport wrestling for his father, you learn it really was a complete carnival-like atmosphere. 

From regular size true tough men and wrestling pioneers lik...

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