The Sweetheart

The Sweetheart

A Novel

Book - 2015
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"It's 1953 and seventeen-year-old Leonie Putzkammer is cartoonishly tall and curvaceous, destined to spend the rest of her life waiting tables and living with her widowed father Franz in their Philadelphia row house. Until the day legendary wrestling promoter Salvatore Costantini walks into the local diner and offers her the chance of a lifetime. Leonie sets off for Florida to train at Joe Pospisil's School for Lady Grappling. There, she transforms into Gorgeous Gwen Davies, tag-team partner of legendary Screaming Mimi Hollander, and begins a romance with the soon-to-be Junior Heavyweight Champion Spider McGee."--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2015, c2014.
Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
ISBN: 9781476733876
Branch Call Number: MIR
Characteristics: 342 p. ; 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Sweet-heart : a novel

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