ECW Press announced the publication of the definitive and exhaustive biography of André the Giant, The Eighth Wonder of the World. The book will be officially released on April 14, 2020.
This comprehensive biography addresses the burning questions, outrageous stories, and common misconceptions about his height, his weight, his drawing power as a superstar, and his seemingly unparalleled capacity for food and alcohol. The Eighth Wonder of the World: The True Story of André the Giant transports readers beyond the smoke and mirrors of professional wrestling into the life of a real man.
The book is written by Pat Laprade and Bertrand Hébert. Laprade has been involved in pro wrestling for more than 15 years and was a field producer for HBO’s critically acclaimed documentary André the Giant. Involved in wrestling for more than 25 years, Hébert also co-wrote Pat Patterson’s biography, Accepted.
The hardcover book contains 440 pages and is selling for $26.95 on Amazon.com. A Kindle version is available for $16.18. It’s available for pre-ordering now.