By Mick Foley
The undisputed king of the literary ring is again with one other handwritten, hardcore domestic run. disregard the ghost author and the pc keyboard - this enthralling memoir is directly from the pen and pc paper of the Hardcore Legend, Mick Foley, chronicling the heart-pounding build-up to "Lockdown", probably the most very important fits of his lengthy and storied occupation. Foley's each restrict is confirmed, as he battles again the ambitious tag-team of dad Time and mom Nature - overcoming a number of accidents and critical self-doubts to come again within the ring with considered one of his all-time favourite foes. together with his trademark mix of wit and knowledge, wildness and heat, Foley dishes formerly untold tales from his outstanding lifestyles, together with his transition from WWE to TNA, his ill-fated stint as a tv commentator, his tumultuous courting with Vince McMahon, his concepts on functionality bettering elements in activities, the troubling record of wrestlers death method too younger, and his soul saving paintings in Sierra Leone.
Raw, dynamic, and unabashedly sincere, COUNTDOWN TO LOCKDOWN charts Foley's wrestling rebirth, and upward push to heights that his lovers inspiration he might by no means see back.
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