Elvis: The Legend

The Authorized Book from the Graceland® Archives

By Gillian G. Gaar (Author)


Format Hardcover


Elvis: The Legend

The Authorized Book from the Graceland® Archives

by Gillian G. Gaar



Barnes and Noble Indiebound
Authorized by the Graceland® Archives, this remarkable illustrated biography marks the 40th anniversary of Elvis’s 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’s 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.

Pub Date: 8/22/2017

ISBN: 9781780979571

Price: $35.00

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 192 pages, 150 color & b-w photos

Trim: 9.625 x 11.125 Inches

Territories: US Only

Category: Music / Rock

Publisher: Carlton Books