Terry Funk, with the help of contributor Scott E. Williams, recalls his days as a professional wrestler in this wildly entertaining memoir. Funk details how his love of wrestling grew from a familial obsession to a career that took him all over the world, eventually leading to gigs with major pro organizations like WWF, ECW, and WCW, and Jeremy Arthur performs with a passionate, dramatic flair that fits its subject matter perfectly. Terry Funk: More than Just Hardcore is a fascinating look behind the scenes of the ever-changing landscape of pro wrestling, told by one of its most esteemed veterans.
He’s been a fixture in professional wrestling for five decades. He helped introduce a hardcore wrestling style that you see in the WWE and Japan today. He’s made his mark in Hollywood. He’s Terry Funk, and this is his story.
In this captivating look at the life of a living legend, Funk opens up about growing up in a wrestling family, working with various entertainment companies (including the ECW, WWE, and WWF), and so much more.
©2006, 2012 Terry Funk and Scott E. Williams (P)2012 Audible, Inc.
"An absolute must-read for professional wrestling fans interested in learning what a life devoted to this thrilling sport is truly like.” (Midwest Book Review)
Honestly I didn't know a ton about Terry Funk, I obviously knew he was a legend but my exposure to him was a limited number of ECW matches and a little of the time he had with Foley in the late 90s.
With that said I really enjoyed the book. Everything struck me as completely believable and the book reads as if he was speaking to you. Parts of the book are very funny and it's always interesting. Basically if you have even a small amount of interest in the book I believe you'll enjoy this - just keep your expections in check. This isn't Have a Nice Day but it's much better than some of the other audiobooks avaialble on the subject.
The reader does a good job -- not sure if he's a fan of wrestling or not but he seems to hit the right tone for pretty much everything and even does an acceptable Dusty Rhodes, which is much more than I can say for Dusty's own book.
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