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Body Slam: The Jesse Ventura Story Jake Tapper

Body Slam: The Jesse Ventura Story

Jake Tapper

Published July 22nd 2014
Kindle Edition
266 pages
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In every arena, Jesse Ventura puts a headlock on the competition--now hes turning the country on its ear.How did an outrageous, outspoken, boa-wearing pro wrestler nab the title of Minnesotas governor in an overwhelming upset? This is the question the nation is asking--and Washington journalist Jake Tapper provides the fascinating answers in Body Slam: The Jesse Ventura Story. From Jesse Venturas Navy SEAL days, to his infamous wrestling years, to his stunning political victory, read the story of the Body, a man who truly embodies the American Dream.Get the real story on:-His intense training to become an elite Navy SEAL and his experiences overseas during the Vietnam War-His lengthy career in the pro wrestling field--from flamboyant pro wrestler to colorful commentator--including his feuds with Hulk Hogan and Vince McMahon Jr.-Venturas acting stints, including a part in the film Predator-How the Body mouthed his way to the top of shock radio-His rise through the ranks of politics, from mayor to governor--and maybe beyond-Venturas political vision--what he sees for Minnesota and the country-And Much, much more!The Body Politic Will Never Be the Same