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By Adam Copeland

ISBN-10: 1439121761

ISBN-13: 9781439121764

Adam Copeland on Edge is greater than an autobiography. It's what the writer himself describes as "a psychological picture" that he has lengthy desired to paint for the reader. It's additionally a dream--"one of many"--that he made up our minds to achieve whereas at domestic getting better from power career-ending neck surgical procedure. And it's a trip that explores not just his existence but additionally his innermost thoughts.

Despite transforming into up with "a lot much less materially than different people" within the small city of Orangeville, Ontario, Copeland remembers his early life fondly. He recalls a loving mom who, whereas operating a number of jobs simply to pay the hire, nurtured her son's ardour for Spider-Man comics and KISS albums. He additionally recollects the kinfolk tragedy that created a void in his existence at 9 years of age, and the way that void was once quickly crammed via the yellow-and-red-clad type of wrestling legend Hulk Hogan, whose depth and character "made me believe like i'll accomplish anything."

With shiny element and sincerity, Copeland deals his options approximately not just gratifying his pursuits but additionally construction upon them. whereas revisiting his maximum suits, he stocks his genuine shock over successful the Intercontinental name for the 1st time; the nervousness he felt whereas splitting up with Christian and developing a solo occupation; his eventual choice "to seize the rattling ball out of someone's fingers and take off" on SmackDown!; the misery of just about wasting his lengthy blond hair to Kurt attitude; his ask yourself over having fun with a quick Tag group name reign with the icon who first encouraged him; the simultaneous discomfort of a damaged marriage and ruptured discs in his neck; and the frightened power of returning to uncooked in March 2004 and environment his attractions at the WWE international Heavyweight Championship.

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Me and Matt are mates. We’ve been through some capers. I’ve dragged him through brothels and made him score me smack. We’ve been in gruesome threesomes and nasty rows. Across the floor and through the silence Matt hears the wordless question. ” Slowly and with no trace of doubt Matt nods. And fire. There is, however, a further challenge. Shaun Ryder, the legendary front man and doomed genius who fronted the Happy Mondays, had been up to collect an award and was a bit “the worse for wear”. He was as “worse for wear as a newt”.

Phantoms dance and drink, but all that’s real is her. You have to go into overdrive to sustain normalcy, to be normal around her is a tremendous effort – she exists beyond her own being, photographed to endorse and beautify products. The potency of her beauty is so great that anything she touches will become beautiful, be it a wristwatch or a blouse or a fucking shampoo, if it’s near her it is by association beautiful, so tonight I am beautiful, I am rendered beautiful by her company. The tricky thing with chatting up the world’s most beautiful woman is – WHAT THE FUCKING HELL DO YOU SAY TO HER THAT SHE HASN’T HEARD UMPTEEN TIMES?

There is, however, a further challenge. Shaun Ryder, the legendary front man and doomed genius who fronted the Happy Mondays, had been up to collect an award and was a bit “the worse for wear”. He was as “worse for wear as a newt”. I admire Shaun, he is the Queen Mother of junkies, but later in the script we had a reference to him, which was funny but, after seeing him looking a bit vulnerable, was now inappropriate and defunct. After an emotionally exhausting night, with which I was coping, with the end just in sight I stood at the podium relieved it was almost over, when I noticed the offending joke on the teleprompter.

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