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The Best in the World : At What I Have No Idea

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The "New York Times" bestselling author, wrestler, metal rocker, and over-the-top media personality shares his latest wild and hilarious adventures World Wrestling Entertainment has named Chris Jericho as one of the top ten wrestlers and one of the top five talkers of all time. Certainly, the past six years have been spectacular for Jericho. After a sluggish return from his 2005 sabbatical, Jericho found new inspiration in watching "No Country for Old Men" and completely reinvented his character ultimately going on to capture three world WWE titles. "The Best in the World" chronicles some of the incredible and often preposterous highlights of Jericho s recent career, including: How Mickey Rourke challenged Jericho to a match, then backed outJericho s award-winning feud with Shawn Michaels, which culminated in Jericho knocking out Michael s wife in the ring . . . for realHis escape from the 2010 Icelandic volcanoes in a broken-down, European rental-car shuttleHis encounters with Bob Barker, Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Al Sharpton, and Mike Tyson; and his on-again-off-again relationship with WWE chief Vince McMahonJericho has a one-of-a-kind comedic voice and a knack for getting himself into screwball situations both in and out of the ring. See for yourself why he is the best in the world."

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Product details

  • Hardback | 412 pages
  • 149.86 x 231.14 x 43.18mm | 657.71g
  • GOTHAM BOOKS
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, colour illustrations
  • 1592407528
  • 9781592407521
  • 54,117

About Chris Jericho

Chris Jericho is the son of NHL hockey player Ted Irvine. He splits his time between Los Angeles and Tampa, where he lives with his wife and three children. Peter Thomas Fornatale is a freelance writer, editor, and Jerichoholic. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and daughter."

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Praise for UNDISPUTED "It is here that Jericho shines and proves once again that, next to Mick Foley, he is an insightful and funny observer of pro wrestling's absurd universe."- Publisher's Weekly "It s honest, its entertaining and it s insightful, I highly recommend it, and to Mick Foley I d say watch out, Jericho could quickly become the 'undisputed' wrestling author champion of the world."- Bleacher Report Praise for A LION'S TALE "Brash, compulsively readable...as bracing as a body slam." - Kirkus Reviews "A cleverly told, fun-filled story...But it's really more than that. It's the story of a man living out his dream" - ChicagoSports.com "The best book centered around a wrestler I've read." - Jerry Green, Orlando Sentinel "Funny, earthy, and outrageous." - Tampa Tribune Praise for "Undisputed: " "Jericho could quickly become the 'undisputed' wrestling author champion of the world." Bleacher Report"

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