Author: Larry Whittler
Region: Tampa, Fl
Memorable Quote 1: Do the best you can with the tools you have...
Memorable Quote 2: Your rights stop where my nose begins...
Author Comment / Biography:
Author of Wrestler/That Dog Hunts; Available at the Kindle Store
Born September 6, 1941, Larry Dale Whittler hit the ground running. He was snatched up by his parents, who took him on a life long adventure all over America that continues today. He traveled from California to Florida including Canada by age of 17. He attended 35 different schools, and participated in fishing in Canada, hunting in Illinois, rattle snake hunts in Tulsa, wild animal expeditions in the Florida Everglades, all before the age when he could acquire a driver’s license. He joined the Navy in 1959. He crewed on Blimps and served on isolated duty in Iceland. Upon discharge from the service he worked as first mate and professional diver on a charter boat ending up a yacht Captain in Clearwater and the Florida Keys. Adventure enticed him to join the carnival, and off he went to Ottawa, Canada. Soon after, the wrestling business called. He started Refereeing, coming full circle back to Florida. He went to college in Miami, and later joined the ranks of Small Business Owners. He became an AMA Motor Cross Rider where he developed, patented and manufactured items for the Motor Cycle industry. In 1983 he enrolled at USF in Tampa and began a career in acting. He turned SAG and started appearing in many national commercials. He started writing and directing commercials. He built a local advertising company. Now he has an RV traveling on old Route 66, this time as a 73 year old Barbarian. Come join Him as he travels back to the past.
Review by Better World Books:
This is a story about a wrestling family motivated by their quest for adventure. There is humor, drama and friendships that endure through the decades. Locker room stories are passed from town to town. There is the tragedy of grudge matches carried on outside the ring. There are fans who think they are tougher than the wrestlers. There is fishing and hunting with other well known celebrities of the day..... read the whole review at Better World Books... You can request a signed copy by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org $20.00 plus S & H or buy right now at the Kindle Store