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Accepted : how the first gay superstar changed WWE / Pat Patterson with Bertrand Hébert ; foreword by Vincent K. McMahon.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Moorhead Public Library 796.812 PAT (Text) 33500012399556 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781770412934 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 177041293X (hardback)
  • Physical Description: pages cm.
  • Publisher: Toronto : ECW Press, 2016.

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  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2016 June #1
    Born Pierre Clermont in 1941 in Montreal, Pat Patterson is one of the consummate performers in the history of professional wrestling. In this intimate and candid memoir, he describes his world travels as a wrestler, his success as a member of the popular Blond Bombers tag team, and his personal life with the late LouisDondero, his partner of 38 years. Patterson's being gay didn't affect his relationships with most of the wrestling community; his family supported him, and most of the wrestlers and management didn't find his sexuality to be an issue. He partied with André the Giant, mentored Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, and was a confidant of Vince McMahon, Jr., and eventually a vice president of the WWE. Part confessional, part history, and part autobiography, this rambling narrative of a man who believes being a wrestler is the greatest job in the world will be of great interest to wrestling fans fascinated by the early days of the sport. Copyright 2014 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Pat Patterson was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 1996 and currently works as a creative consultant for WWE. Bertrand Hébert is the co-author of Mad Dogs, Midgets and Screwjobs and the upcoming “Mad Dog” Vachon biography. Vincent K. McMahon is the Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer of WWE. A third generation promoter, McMahon purchased the company from his father in 1982. Under his leadership, WWE has developed into one of the most popular and sophisticated forms of global entertainment today.

Subject: Patterson, Pat, 1941-
Wrestlers > Canada > Biography.
Gay athletes > Canada > Biography.
Wrestling > United States.
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.

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