The Eighth Wonder of the World
Short DescriptionThe most definitive and exhaustive biography of André the Giant on the market. While exploring André’s amazing in-ring career and the indelible mark he left on pop culture, Laprade and Hébert have crafted the most complete portrait of a modern-day mythical being.
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The recent HBO documentary André the Giant is the most-watched sports documentary in HBO’s history, and author Pat Laprade was a field producer on the project.
The book features interviews with André’s family and friends and examines who he was as a public figure and wrestler, as well as a person experiencing gigantism.
Recounts André’s behind-the-scenes experiences and reflections on his role in the cult classic film The Princess Bride.
ECW will target our well-established wrestling media contact lists to share the book with the wrestling community.
Those who watched the HBO documentary André the Giant and want to learn more
Readers of celebrity biography and fans of The Princess Bride