Elvis passed away in 1977 but his spirit lives on. His records still sell, his movies are still hugely popular and his concerts are still discussed by new generations of fans. The Elvis Presley estate has tens of thousands of photographs and miles of video footage from all eras of Elvis' career and fans' hunger for new imagery and information on the King remains unsated. This book adds up to a beautiful, desirable package, ideal for any Elvis fan.
Gillian G. Gaar is the author of Return of the King: Elvis Presley's Great Comeback, She's A Rebel: The History Of Women In Rock & Roll, Nirvana: In Utero and The Rough Guide To Nirvana. Her work has appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines including Trouble Girls: The Rolling Stone Book of Women In Rock; Goldmine: The Beatles Digest; and The Nirvana Companion. She has also written for Mojo, Rolling Stone, Goldmine, and the Seattle Experience Music Project museum, among others. She lives in Seattle, Washington, USA.
This book tells the personal story of Elvis and his relationships with those near and dear to him and contains more than 150 color and black and white photographs from the Graceland archives, accompanied by insightful text from an author with a proven Elvis track record.; To take you closer than ever before to the King, twenty items of removable facsmile memorabilia are carefully included in the pages of the book: for example personal letters, receipts, telegrams, publicity material and other fascinating material which provide new insight into the life of a legend. To complete this exclusive package there is a DVD of superb home movie footage.; The photographs are of Elvis himself, Elvis with his friends and family, and all manner of personal artifacts, including guitars, jewellery, clothing, vehicles and more.