How Dr. Death Became Dr. Life

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Sports Pub. L.L.C., 2007 - Sports & Recreation - 226 pages
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Steve Williams, better known to wrestling fans as "Dr. Death," faced his greatest opponent in 2004 advanced throat cancer. After multiple surgeries and months of radiation treatments, he is now cancer-free. In How Dr. Death Became Dr. Life, Williams tells his inspiring story, from his childhood and adolescent years, to his amateur college wrestling and football career at the University of Oklahoma, to his stint with All-Japan Wrestling, the NWA, WCW, and WWF, to his recent battle with throat cancer. It's an inspirational and powerful story that no football, amateur wrestling, or professional wrestling fan can afford not to read.

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User Review  - badgenome - LibraryThing

Doc is one of the most acclaimed wrestlers of the '80s and '90s and certainly has a great story to tell, but this book was somewhat of a letdown. The harrowing nature of his battle with throat cancer ... Read full review

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User Review  - Guy Campbell - Goodreads

Not the deepest of biographies but does give some insight in to his conversion and also the rough life as a professional wrestler.Finished reading this and found out he had died just a day earlier. Read full review

About the author (2007)

Dr. Tom Caiazzo is a Professor of Political Science at East Georgia College who has also served as a wrestling promoter, scriptwriter, and talent. He is published in his discipline and this is his third professional wrestling biography. Caiazzo resides in Statesboro, Georgia.

Barry Switzer led the Oklahoma Sooners to three national championships. He was head coach from 1973 1988 and still holds the fourth-best all-time winning percentage in college football history. He now lives in Norman, Oklahoma.

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