Haystacks Calhoun

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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The tremendous figures presented in this exciting, high-interest new series are some of the wrestling world's greatest heroes. Young teens drawn to the sport because of the colorful nature of its participants and because of the traits these men possess -- courage, tenacity, a sense of adventure, strength, endurance, and commitment -- will find hours of action-packed reading here. Each handsome volume, chock-full of fascinating photos and lively text, will provide an excellent read for any young wrestling fan.

The story of Haystacks Calhoun is a rags to riches classic -- a must read for all avid wrestling fans. This book provides an insightful account of this giant's career.

 

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Contents

My Size Has Made Me a Lonely Man
5
The Son of a Dirt Farmer
15
Just Give Me a Chance Mister
24
As Big as a Haystack
37
Making the Big Time
52
A Weighty Problem
67
International Hero
79
Nothing FancyJust Haystacks
90
Glossary
98
For More Information
104
For Further Reading
106
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Davies was a founder director of the Oxford Institute of Retail Management in 1985. He is the author of numerous books and articles and has been a consultant to several UK and international retail and development companies, through his company Retailing and Planning Associates. He is presently Emeritus fellow at Templeton College and a visiting professor in retail management at the University of Surrey.

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