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Local Sports Columnist Releases Pro Wrestling Tribute Book

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The Post and Courier's sports columnist Mike Mooneyham recounts the lives and deaths of famed pro wrestlers

CHARLESTON, S.C. - March 20, 2019 - s4story -- Evening Post Books is publishing "Final Bell," a new book from best-selling sports author Mike Mooneyham that is a collection of his previous sports columns that remember some of pro wrestling's finest movers and shakers. From their rise to fame to the end of their days, Final Bell: Legends of the Mat Remembered pays tribute to fallen wrestlers such as Dusty Rhodes, Roddy Piper and the Fabulous Moolah. The book also includes quotes from some of the industry's favorite wrestling professionals like J.J. Dillon, Jerry Brisco and Jim Cornette. Featuring two forewords by industry pros Les Thatcher and Jim Ross, this book is a must-have for all dedicated wrestling fans!

The official publication date is April 1. Retail price is $24.95 plus S.C. sales tax and shipping charges. Book measures six by nine inches in a softcover format, 272 pp, ISBN 978-1-929647-40-8.

"Final Bell" is available for pre-order online at http://www.evepostbooks.com/, inside The Post and Courier Building at 134 Columbus St., 29403, and by phone at (843) 958-7367. Review copies and high-res cover images are available upon request.

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Consumer Publications, LLC dba Evening Post Books began publishing titles in 2008 by S.C. authors with subject matter dedicated to the Lowcountry. Additional information may be found at http://www.evepostbooks.com/.

Mike Mooneyham began covering pro wrestling in the mid-1960s for a number of national wrestling publications. He was a writer, editor and columnist with The Post and Courier in Charleston, SC for nearly 40 years. He retired in 2016 but continues to write his popular Sunday wrestling column, which he started in 1989, making it the longest-running pro wrestling column in the country. In 2002, he co-authored the New York Times best-selling book, Sex, Lies and Headlocks: The Real Story of Vince McMahon and World Wrestling Entertainment. Mooneyham is a member of several halls of fame, including the George Tragos/Lou Thesz Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame in Waterloo, Iowa; the South Carolina Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame; the Lowcountry Wrestling Hall of Fame; and the Mid-Atlantic Legends Hall of Heroes. He received the James C. Melby Award, the industry's top writing award, in 2009.

Shaun Stacy

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