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The Resource Andre the Giant : closer to heaven, written by Brandon Easton ; illustrated by Denis Medri ; with a foreword written by Robin Roussimoff

Andre the Giant : closer to heaven, written by Brandon Easton ; illustrated by Denis Medri ; with a foreword written by Robin Roussimoff

Label
Andre the Giant : closer to heaven
Title
Andre the Giant
Title remainder
closer to heaven
Statement of responsibility
written by Brandon Easton ; illustrated by Denis Medri ; with a foreword written by Robin Roussimoff
Creator
Contributor
Author
Author of introduction
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
He was called the "Eighth Wonder of the World" and became an inspiration for millions of wrestling fans all over the globe. While his in-ring exploits were full of flash and spectacle, the personal life of Andre "The Giant" Roussimoff was complicated by an excess of partying and the devastating physical toll of his deteriorating health. This graphic novel biography explores the bookmarks of Andre's story
Summary
Traces the life of the performer who gained fame as Andre the Giant, balancing the story of his public persona with his personal struggles with his health and alcohol dependence
Illustration
Biography type
individual biography
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10460138
Cataloging source
ZQP
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Easton, Brandon
Dewey number
796.812092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
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  • Roussimoff, Robin
  • Medri, Denis
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True
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  • Andre
  • Andre
  • Wrestlers
  • Wrestlers
  • France
Target audience
adult
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closer to heaven
Label
Andre the Giant : closer to heaven, written by Brandon Easton ; illustrated by Denis Medri ; with a foreword written by Robin Roussimoff
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn953971631
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged):
Isbn
9781941302149
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)953971631
Label
Andre the Giant : closer to heaven, written by Brandon Easton ; illustrated by Denis Medri ; with a foreword written by Robin Roussimoff
Publication
Note
Title from cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn953971631
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged):
Isbn
9781941302149
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)953971631

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