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A Lion’s Tale has ratings and reviews. Dan said: A Lion’s Tale is the biography of wrestler Chris Jericho, going from childhood to his moments. THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “An action-packed, uplifting, exceed-your -dreams thrill ride.” -Associated PressChris Jericho has been. A Lion’s Tale: Around the World in Spandex is an autobiography of professional wrestler, Chris Jericho. It details his life from his early years, to his début for.

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The writing is brimming his charisma and sense of humour. I have no shame in admitting that the former Undisputed Champion is something of a personal hero of mine, as much -if not more- for his work ethic and unwaivering commitment to pursuing his dreams as anything he’s ever done on television to keep me and millions of other fans entertained.

Before I got into reading it however, I wanted to go right back to the beginning of Y2J’s journey, and picked up my old copy of A Lion’s Tale: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Sep 29, Andrew rated it really liked it Shelves: Chris’ insights into the grappling world are gripping, interesting and comical and he certainly has a story to tell.

Aug 06, Steve rated it really liked it. I’ve now read quite a few of these wrestling auto biographies and this is easily one of the best.

While I don’t particularly like the direction that Jericho’s character has taken on WWE, I’d love to sit down for a drink with the Jericho that wrote this smart, insightful and at times intensely funny book. I’ve read this book several times and it’s not any less enjoyable A wide-ranging biography — from a geographic and emotional perspective — you get a front-row seat to the rise I am mostly disappointed because Jericho truly is a versatile star in various fields wrestling, music, entertainment and as his moniker goes, “best in the world at what I do.

Chris Jericho writes a great book. Archived from the original on I’ve been a big fan of Jericho especially during his latest run with the company. The book tells his story from the beginning of his career through his days at WCW, before he became a star in the WWE. The writing is just that abysmal and lamentable. Return to Book Page.


A Lion’s Tale : Around the World in Spandex by Chris Jericho (2007, Hardcover, Revised)

Chris Jericho lives in Los Angeles and Florida. WWF – Wrestlemania Who knew he is more than just a pretty face? Back then, he was my favorite wrestler. It’s the Jericho Curse bitch! It was at this point, frustrated by the lack of faith shown in him to be a top draw in the wrestling business, that Jericho realized his WCW career was over. Find a book you’ll love, get our newsletter name email. He’ll dish the dirt on how he worked his way through the ranks alongside major wrestling Chris Jericho is the first undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the WWE and WCW, and has been called one of the fifty greatest wrestlers of all time.

Learning of Chris Jericho’s path from a kid with a dream to the bright lights of the then WWF was fun, aroujd has seen a lot and done a lot in this business all of which contribute to the showman he is now.

Almost certainly the best wrestling autobiography I’ve read, and I don’t give that accolade lightly.

I might sound like a wworld person in saying this but I’m happy that it was not censored by the actions of Chris Benoit in mid – Arounc feel that it would not have been all that accurate in depicting Jericho’s early career if that had happened. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag.

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Lists with This Book. With self-deprecation and mordant wit, he admits to sexual snafus, humiliating gaffes in protocol pro wrestling is governed by an unspoken code of conduct as Byzantine as that of a Regency court and at least one horrific bout of diarrhea.

Jul 24, Arjun Mishra rated it it was ok Shelves: He has been through so much and overcome all the odds to become “The best aroubd the world at what he does. Even before I got home I was thinking in my head whether Jericho would speak about Benoit, I looked up and realised this would have been written around the same time, and it was heartbreaking to read the Author’s Note at the beginning of the book which addresses the situation.


This page was last edited on 24 Arkundat Sadly, the angle was dropped and the match never materialized. No Is a Four-Letter Word: Chris just hijacks your attention and takes you on a ride of your or his, to be exact life.

A Lion’s Tale: Around the World in Spandex

This is a funny, and enjoyable autobiography of professional wrestler and singer Chris Jericho. It was a fun book that gave me a deeper respect for Jericho and how hard the business of professional wrestling is. Then you reach the chapter where the goal was fulfilled and you’d find that it actually happened somewhere in the middle of the sidetrack. Probably one of the most entertaining biographies I have ever read. This prompted Jericho to want to train at the infamous Hart Dungeon, where students were pushed to their breaking jricho with painful submission holds and wrestling tactics.

Apr 18, Ryelor rated it liked it.

No wonder he is one of the greatest promos in the business today. This book really took me back in time. Though I was not worlx to follow Jericho’s wrestling career as it hap In one of the greatest sporting autobiographies ever written, the man known across the world as “Y2J” Chris Jericho takes the reader on an incredible, no-holds-barred journey in highlighting his humble beginnings from wrestling in bingo halls and bowling alleys to years spent in promotions in Mexico, Germany, and Japan – as well as ECW and WCW – all of which finally granted him entrance into the granddaddy of them all: No trivia or quizzes yet.

But it wasn’t until he was 25 that he hit the big time. His willingness to exploit the scene of professional wrestling, even more than his predecessors Mick Foley and Bret Hart had, and sharing every last detail of his inspirational journey from bingo hall to the WWE, chhris put this first of Jericho’s aruond over the top in my mind.

Any fan of autobiographies would, I think, really enjoy this book. Readers beware Y2J fans especially it’s the chgis called Undisputed: