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Title:
Inside the ropes with Jesse Ventura
Author:
Hauser, Tom.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
xvii, 427 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
1. "We shocked the world" : Jesse Ventura's unlikely path to the Governor's Mansion -- 2. "I can kick your ass!" : the quotable Ventura becomes a media sensation -- 3. "Hooyah!" : Governor Ventura takes the oath -- 4. "Oh, am I in trouble now!" : taking on single mothers and drunken Irishmen -- 5. "We can't legislate against every stupid thing" : Ventura's vision for Minnesota -- 6. "A trick and ten dollars" : Jesse's book tells all -- 7. "I don't have to do anything, I'm a governor" : Ventura's talk-radio comeback -- 8. "A ritual political suicide" : shocking the world again -- 9. "I'm proud I'm a wrestler" : the Body's new Chyna policy -- 10. "Organized religion is a sham" : Playboy -- 11. "You have brought shame" : no apologies -- 12. "Blatant political garbage" : the Reform Party implodes while the Governor stands alone -- 13. "10,000 lakes and one goofy governor" : from The young and the restless to the Lincoln bedroom -- 14. "This governor is out of bounds" : moonlighting with the XFL -- 15. September 11, 2001 : Minnesota's Commander-in-Chief wages war on the media.
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9780816641871
Format :
Book

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Central Library F610.3.V46 H38 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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A reporter offers a revealing chronicle of the remarkable rise of Minnesota's unconventional governor, former wrestler Jesse Ventura. This is a political story that will leave readers feeling that truth really is stranger than fiction.


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