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Joshua Trentine

Ohio, USA

IT'S OUT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I'll be getting myself an early Christmas gift tomorrow :-)

The cover of the book is worth the price alone.

Here is a review someone wrote on the ironage forum:

Mine has been shipped! I can't wait to read about all the cheating, conniving, contest rigging, back-stabbing, vote-rigging and generally nice guys who contributed to the foundation of modern bodybuilding. [And those are just the character traits I was accused of harboring. ]

From the half-dozen chapters I've read, I can unambiguously state that Randy has written a bodybuilding masterpiece fit for the general marketplace. We're lucky he chose bodybuilding for his literary efforts. I'm certain the book will play out on Ironage for years---there's sensational stuff in the book that's never been written before. Joe, Ben, Arnold, Jones, DeMillia (sp), Mentzer, Kal---and many, many more---are all deftly tossed into the stew. And there are pictures---no nudes as far as I know.

Natural_O, you mentioned the hefty sticker price. Consider this the textbook for the ironage---in that light, it's under-priced. I have never met a professor who has put more effort into a venture; every comment is sourced and researched to pick the wheat from the shaft. It represents a truly remarkable effort, a finely written work.

And to beat all, it's a super-interesting "page turner."
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You guys gotta tell me what you think of this cover....it's soooooooo awesome.....Arnie with the ghost of AJ coming from behind.

I got to read most of the chapters as Randy was writing...Dudes this book is a MUST have.

Joshua

http://www.randyroach.ca/
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Joshua Trentine

Ohio, USA

http://bookstore.authorhouse.c...
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chasbari

Ohio, USA

I still have to get MS&M1
Must reads for sure. Incredible author.
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Tony Williams

If MS&M 2 is anywhere close to the first volume, it is well worth the price as Josh stated.

Roach is not only a fine writer, but more importantly a superb researcher.

MS&M 1 is difficult to put down once you start reading.

One day, I was sitting in a restaurant and must have stayed there an hour and half longer than I intended because the author had one great story after another.

One example, I can remember being intrigued about Mr. Delts, Don Howorth, a former Mr. America -- how he built his shoulders and why he decided to experiment in steroids as that era began to dawn.

http://search.aol.com/...ent96_searchbox

Fascinating stuff from cover to cover.

Just as I said about Dr. Darden's, "New Bodybuilding for Old School Results", your library is not complete without "Muscle Smoke & Mirrors".

Tony
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perrymk

I started typing in my addres in the order form but then my dog started badgering me. It was time for our walk. A man has got to have his priorities in order.

I ordered the book when we got home.
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perrymk

Thanks for the heads up!
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HamsFitness

Ordered my copy of volume one yesterday, arrival tomorrow, happy days.
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Joshua Trentine

Ohio, USA

IMO 2 is even better than 1....for me much more exciting era.

and that cover....WOW!
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J-son

The first one was nothing but excellent, loved it!

Will order #2 tonight.

//Jonas
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dhitquinn

Any idea where i can buy both in the UK guys?

Dave
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Michael Petrella

Ontario, CAN

Im going to Randy's to get a signed copy from the man himself. He has no equal in the iron industry. Univerally accepted by everyone for his honesty and research. I've listed to a couple of chapters on his computer in the past. Going to be an amazing read.

Michael
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marcrph

Portugal

Thanks Josh.

I will get my copy.

I'm really interested in the Nautilus slant.
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Joshua Trentine

Ohio, USA

Tony Williams wrote:
If MS&M 2 is anywhere close to the first volume, it is well worth the price as Josh stated.

Roach is not only a fine writer, but more importantly a superb researcher.

MS&M 1 is difficult to put down once you start reading.

One day, I was sitting in a restaurant and must have stayed there an hour and half longer than I intended because the author had one great story after another.

One example, I can remember being intrigued about Mr. Delts, Don Howorth, a former Mr. America -- how he built his shoulders and why he decided to experiment in steroids as that era began to dawn.

http://search.aol.com/...ent96_searchbox

Fascinating stuff from cover to cover.

Just as I said about Dr. Darden's, "New Bodybuilding for Old School Results", your library is not complete without "Muscle Smoke & Mirrors".

Tony


Tony,

Don's story continues in Volume II.

Joshua
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Joshua Trentine

Ohio, USA

dhitquinn wrote:
Any idea where i can buy both in the UK guys?

Dave


You can buy from the site which will direct you to Authorhouse3.
Authorhouse has UK printing facilities so shipping is not much

http://bookstore.authorhouse.c...
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dhitquinn

Joshua Trentine wrote:
dhitquinn wrote:
Any idea where i can buy both in the UK guys?

Dave

You can buy from the site which will direct you to Authorhouse3.
Authorhouse has UK printing facilities so shipping is not much

http://bookstore.authorhouse.c...

Thanks Josh
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J-son

marcrph wrote:
Thanks Josh.

I will get my copy.

I'm really interested in the Nautilus slant.


Just ordered mine, easy on Amazon.

//jonas
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Joshua Trentine

Ohio, USA

dhitquinn wrote:
Joshua Trentine wrote:
dhitquinn wrote:
Any idea where i can buy both in the UK guys?

Dave

You can buy from the site which will direct you to Authorhouse3.
Authorhouse has UK printing facilities so shipping is not much

http://bookstore.authorhouse.c...

Thanks Josh



u are welcome...

did i mention that this book rules :-)

the first one....lot's of necessary ground work...this one...straight to the punch and in the most fascinating time in the history of the iron game
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DNAHelix

New York, USA

Joshua Trentine wrote:
dhitquinn wrote:
Joshua Trentine wrote:
dhitquinn wrote:
Any idea where i can buy both in the UK guys?

Dave

You can buy from the site which will direct you to Authorhouse3.
Authorhouse has UK printing facilities so shipping is not much

http://bookstore.authorhouse.c...

Thanks Josh


u are welcome...

did i mention that this book rules :-)

the first one....lot's of necessary ground work...this one...straight to the bunch and in the most fascinating time in the history of the iron game


I am looking forward to reading this book...

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karthik2504

Joshua Trentine wrote:
dhitquinn wrote:
Any idea where i can buy both in the UK guys?

Dave

You can buy from the site which will direct you to Authorhouse3.
Authorhouse has UK printing facilities so shipping is not much

http://bookstore.authorhouse.c...

As excited as I am, I will have to wait until the book finds itself to one of the indian online book stores like flipkart.com.

Karthik
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entsminger

Virginia, USA

==Scott==
If it's any where near as good as the first book it will be great!! Great cover huh, funny, I didn't give permission to use my picture on the cover but I'm sure it won't be a problem.
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Tony Williams

As I understand it, Vol. 3 to follow will cover the era of the 1990s to the present.

As some of you may know, Randy has quite limited sight ... almost none.

To produce a 750-page book is a monumental task. To do so as a blind person is nearly unbelievable.

And he has now written two volumes now of the series with a third to come.

It truly is THE history of bodybuilding.

Regarding the price, a retail book of about 350 pages would often sell for $39 USD, so the price is not out of line.

In any case, if you are interested in this subject, as I know many of you are passionately, you will not be disappointed by "Muscle, Smoke and Mirrors".

P.S. The cover is quite clever as Josh pointed out.

Tony
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Tony Williams

Joshua Trentine wrote:
Tony Williams wrote:
If MS&M 2 is anywhere close to the first volume, it is well worth the price as Josh stated.

Roach is not only a fine writer, but more importantly a superb researcher.

MS&M 1 is difficult to put down once you start reading.

One day, I was sitting in a restaurant and must have stayed there an hour and half longer than I intended because the author had one great story after another.

One example, I can remember being intrigued about Mr. Delts, Don Howorth, a former Mr. America -- how he built his shoulders and why he decided to experiment in steroids as that era began to dawn.

http://search.aol.com/...ent96_searchbox

Fascinating stuff from cover to cover.

Just as I said about Dr. Darden's, "New Bodybuilding for Old School Results", your library is not complete without "Muscle Smoke & Mirrors".

Tony

Tony,

Don's story continues in Volume II.

Joshua


Thanks for the heads up Joshua.

That era around 1967 is quite interesting to me since I was around 14 to 15 at the time.

Tony
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Tony Williams

dhitquinn wrote:
Joshua Trentine wrote:
dhitquinn wrote:
Any idea where i can buy both in the UK guys?

Dave

You can buy from the site which will direct you to Authorhouse3.
Authorhouse has UK printing facilities so shipping is not much

http://bookstore.authorhouse.c...

Thanks Josh


Dave,

For some reason, I was unable to send a PM.

If you have any problems ordering, let me know, and I will order and ship to you.

How are things across the sea?

Tony
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Joshua Trentine

Ohio, USA

Tony Williams wrote:
Joshua Trentine wrote:
Tony Williams wrote:
If MS&M 2 is anywhere close to the first volume, it is well worth the price as Josh stated.

Roach is not only a fine writer, but more importantly a superb researcher.

MS&M 1 is difficult to put down once you start reading.

One day, I was sitting in a restaurant and must have stayed there an hour and half longer than I intended because the author had one great story after another.

One example, I can remember being intrigued about Mr. Delts, Don Howorth, a former Mr. America -- how he built his shoulders and why he decided to experiment in steroids as that era began to dawn.

http://search.aol.com/...ent96_searchbox

Fascinating stuff from cover to cover.

Just as I said about Dr. Darden's, "New Bodybuilding for Old School Results", your library is not complete without "Muscle Smoke & Mirrors".

Tony

Tony,

Don's story continues in Volume II.

Joshua

Thanks for the heads up Joshua.

That era around 1967 is quite interesting to me since I was around 14 to 15 at the time.

Tony



how cool!

i wasn't born yet : (

lol
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Tony Williams

If you have not yet read Vol. 1, you can buy new, softcover copies of the book on Amazon.com now for $36.85.

Tony
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