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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He traveled to countries. I ran across an autographed copy of his autobiography at Bardstown Booksellers a couple years back, read the book off and on and finished the book in May of this year. Any fan of autobiographies would, I think, really enjoy this book. First, it was fun to read. Apr 04, Liz Such rated it it was amazing. The Dumpling Sisters Cookbook: The book is followed by a sequel, Undisputed: A story of a childhood dream fulfilled, and all the ups and downs and so forth that go with it.

This guy, on the other hand, illustrates what a roller-coaster of a ride a life of a PW’er is. College Hardcover Textbooks Revised Edition.

A Lion’s Tale: Around the World in Spandex by Chris Jericho

The book has also rekindled my love for pro wrestling, something that I’ve found severely lacking in the last couple of months since I last wrote anything here on Retro Pro Wrestling. Probably one of the most entertaining biographies I have afound read. This website uses cookies. Everyone will surely find great joy in reading through this all-but-common journey of professional wrestlers of the s.

Un not losing his virginity until he was 20, saying dumb things when meeting other wrestlers, or soiling himself after drinking the water in Mexico. Wrestling biographies do not need to herald a standard of literary excellence because they should be concerned on highlighting the necessary aspects of an individual’s life and readability, but others have shown that strong and intelligent wrestling writing is possible.


Cbris book is humorous throughout which makes for a light read.

You may also like. This is the first true epic of wrestling books and should be on the shelf of every true wrestling fan But his journey from Alberta, Although he got is name out there to the masses WCW was not the place for Jericho to grow as a performer. And all of tthe adventures are presented in such an entertaining way with all of the jokes so fluidly intertwining with the story. It was during this time that Jericho called Rich Wardthe two had previously met backstage at a WCW event in San AntonioTexas and share the same sense of humour and their love of heavy metal music.

I’ve been a big fan of Jericho especially during his latest run with the company. Cannot wait to read the next book!

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

An interesting and fun biography about one of the most colorful wrestlers in the last 10 years. January Learn how and when to remove this template message. Fighting off airport security with the beast Haku, having been robbed in Mexico by a girl and being left in the woods Jericho’s book also goes behind the scenes, but it’s a much more positive view.

He is honest about his experiences and they are pretty interesting to wrestling fans.

You aren’t going to become a better person or be able to cure cancer after reading it, but you will find yourself waking up your wife while trying not to laugh, and that is always worthwhile! Around the Jericno in Spandex by Chris Jericho. He was told he would be unable to wrestle for six weeks — Jericho had sixteen weeks left on his WCW contract at this point.

Quotes from A Lion’s Tale: The book is a light-hearted and humorous look at the surreal world of pro wrestling. I have nothing but respect for anyone who takes that commitment and getting to read aroind the stories of his journeys on the road from Mexico to Europe to Japan and aroknd to WCW and eventually WWF.


He became a wrestler. I enjoyed this book.

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. It only goes up to his first appearance in the WWE, so I assume a sequel will appear once he no longer works for Qround and company. 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.

A very great read, Chris tells it like it is. The book then flashes back to his early years, as a seven-year-old growing up in WinnipegManitobaCanada. In fact, he’s not afraid to reveal some things that make him look like kind of a dork.

It is a great book that tells behind the scenes a bit and all of what Chris went through to get where he is today. After all, I have a track record No, Y2J travels the world, developing his craft all around the globe – getting a wrestling bachelors degree in Mexico and then earning his masters in Japan.

While Jericho comes across as a know it all jerk on Television his true shelf shines in this books. Even the laziest reader could get through all five-hundred plus pages of this book and feel like a champion afterwards. Hericho I may jerixho to re-read “Have a Nice Day! Show More Show Less.

I started watching wrestling at a young age. Mar 13, Gina rated it it was amazing.

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