James Brown and Muhammed Ali were inspired by him, and the entire nation was intrigued by the first of the flamboyant television-savvy wrestlers. Capouya will discuss and sign GORGEOUS GEORGE: THE OUTRAGEOUS BAD-BOY WRESTLER WHO CREATED AMERICAN POP CULTURE, the definitive account of not only the icon's life, but also the astonishing influence and legacy of the platinum blonde, fashion forward wrestler and his visionary promoter, wife Betty. Capouya is a widely published magazine writer and editor, now a Professor of Journalism at the University of Tampa. (booksense)
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