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Elvis Decoded: A Fan's Guide To Deciphering The Myths And Misinformation

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Author Patrick Lacy is more than an Elvis fan. He has spent nearly ten years researching, writing and talking to some of the most credible -- and incredible -- sources in the strange, claim-filled world surrounding the myths and legend of Elvis. His travels have taken him from the Washington to Memphis, from Lauderdale Courts to Graceland, and from Tupelo to Las Vegas.

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Overview

Author Patrick Lacy is more than an Elvis fan. He has spent nearly ten years researching, writing and talking to some of the most credible -- and incredible -- sources in the strange, claim-filled world surrounding the myths and legend of Elvis. His travels have taken him from the Washington to Memphis, from Lauderdale Courts to Graceland, and from Tupelo to Las Vegas.

Rave reviews for "Elvis Decoded: A Fan's Guide..."

"Few human beings in our lifetime created the stir and intrigue that Elvis Presley did...but with that status comes misinformation concerning practically every aspect of Elvis's life. These myths and outright lies have taken on a life of their own, leaving the true Elvis fan in limbo.

Enter Patrick Lacy who, in this well-researched book, delves headfirst into the maze of misinformation created by the seemingly endless, and contradictory, list of 'experts' willing to spin their side of the story...Lacy has an uncanny ability to take these different versions of the same event and, without any sleight of hand, make the real truth appear, as if by magic, using the simple power of reasoning and elimination. At the same time he makes a terrific, fascinating, read on the life of Elvis Presley.

The author's sincere search for the truth and his years of unbiased Elvis research shine through...I highly recommend this book to any Elvis fan."

---Review by Jim Cox, co-author, with Nancy Rooks (Elvis's maid), of "Inside Graceland"

"Finally - a book on Elvis Presley that is not only warranted but sorely needed. Author Patrick Lacy sifts through a mountain of information and dissects the singer's life and death with the precision of a surgeon and the analytical mind of a forensic scientist. If you're still convinced that Elvis is alive after reading this well-researched offering, perhaps you need to have your pulse checked."

---Review by Marshall Terrill, co-author of "Elvis: Still Taking Care of Business" and "Sergeant Presley"

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781425955908
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse
  • Publication date: 12/8/2006
  • Pages: 392
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.87 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 20, 2007

    Thank you, Patrick for writing the most honest book on Elvis ever published

    This is the book I wished I had purchased several books ago! Author Patrick Lacy has done painstaking research surrounding the last days - and death - of Elvis Presley. His sleuthing and subsequent documentation of various events plaguing both fans and interested observers alike are carefully laid down on paper. Without ego or arrogance, Lacy allows the reader to make up his or her mind by presenting as much detailed evidence as possible with as much coherence as possible. Elvis himself would have been proud. Definitely a book not to be without.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 10, 2007

    Fascinating Book

    I was always interested in the myths behind the life and death of Elvis Presley, but after reading this book, I am now a true fan. Pat Lacy's book is written in a unique format and is intriguing, to the point where I did not want to put it down. The author has obviously done excellent research, and is articulate in presenting the information. I would recommened this book to anyone wanting to know more about some of the more well known, as well as less heard of, theories and myths behind the great Elvis Presley. I cannot wait for Mr. Lacy's next book!

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