Mad Dog: The Maurice Vachon Story by Bertrand Hébert,Pat Laprade,Paul Vachon,George Tombs,Kathie

By Bertrand Hébert,Pat Laprade,Paul Vachon,George Tombs,Kathie Vachon

The real tale of 1 of professional wrestling’s so much charismatic, feared, and loved icons

Who used to be Maurice the guy, and who used to be Mad puppy the nature? Maurice “Mad puppy” Vachon used to be a gold medalist, a pro-wrestling legend, and a popular culture icon — yet he used to be additionally a son, husband, and father. Mad Dog explores Vachon’s profession and private struggles with painstakingly certain ancient study and during either Maurice’s personal memories and people of the folk who knew him best.

As a tender guy, Maurice may have selected a dismal felony direction, yet then wrestling and relations replaced him. Chronicling his sluggish yet regular upward thrust to prominence throughout the United States and across the world in a few of professional wrestling’s most crucial territories, this in-depth biography indicates how Vachon’s lifestyles got here to be outlined by way of the phrases of Mark Twain: “It’s now not the dimensions of the puppy within the struggle, it’s the dimensions of the struggle within the dog.” Fiercely proud, prompted, and supremely gifted, Vachon’s tale can be the fantastic story of ways a lifelong make-believe heel grew to become a real-life hero open air of the ring.

With a foreword through his brother, Paul Vachon, and an afterword by means of his widow, Kathie Vachon.

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