'Elvis: The Legend: The Authorized Book from the Graceland Archives' is a remarkable illustrated biography marking the 40th anniversary of Elvis' death - and tells his story as never before.
Take a journey through the Graceland archives and get an inside, close-up look at the King of Rock and Roll. Featuring insightful text from a respected music journalist who has written extensively on Presley, this authorized book recounts every aspect of his history: Elvis' closest relationships, his hit albums, his successful movie career, and his lasting legacy. More than 150 color and black-and-white photographs capture Elvis with friends and family, and show personal items, including his jewelry, guitars, clothing, vehicles, letters, and publicity material.
Gillian G. Gaar is a popular music journalist and author who has written and contributed to many books, including the highly acclaimed Return of the King: Elvis Presley's Great Comeback (Jawbone Press), The Rough Guide to Nirvana (Rough Guides), Green Day: Rebels With a Cause (Omnibus Press), and She's A Rebel: The History of Women in Rock & Roll (Seal Press). She has also written countless articles for newspapers and magazines such as Rolling Stone, Goldmine, Q, Classic Rock, and Record Collector; websites (allmusic.com, Examiner.com, SonicNet); and official liner notes for Heart, Laurie Anderson, Nirvana, Judy Collins, and Pat Benatar. She lives in Seattle, WA.
Hardcover: 192 pages
Publisher: Carlton Books (August 22, 2017)
Product Dimensions: 9.9 x 0.8 x 11.4 inches