Elvis Presley: A Life

Elvis Presley: A Life

3.4 7
by Bobbie Ann Mason
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

A vibrant, sympathetic portrait of the once and future king of rock ?n? roll by the award-winning author of Shiloh and In Country

To this clear-eyed portrait of the first rock ?n? roll superstar, Bobbie Ann Mason brings a novelist's insight and the empathy of a fellow Southerner who, from the first time she heard his voice on the family…  See more details below

Overview

A vibrant, sympathetic portrait of the once and future king of rock ?n? roll by the award-winning author of Shiloh and In Country

To this clear-eyed portrait of the first rock ?n? roll superstar, Bobbie Ann Mason brings a novelist's insight and the empathy of a fellow Southerner who, from the first time she heard his voice on the family radio, knew that Elvis was ?one of us.? Elvis Presley deftly braids the mythic and human aspects of his story, capturing both the charismatic, boundary-breaking singer who reveled in his celebrity and the soft-spoken, working-class Southern boy who was fatally unprepared for his success. The result is a riveting, tragic book that goes to the heart of the American dream.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101201381
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/31/2007
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
533,030
File size:
428 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >

Elvis Presley 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Im the worlds biggest Elvis Presley lover and this made me love him even more!!!!!!!"
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
He has cool hair and he ricks
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
ELVIS STARTED ROCK N ROLL HE WAS AWEDOME A GREAT INGER AND WITHOUT ELVIS THERE WOULDNT BE THR BEATLES AND THEN NOW BOY BANDS? YOU FONT KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT ELVIS WITCH IS WHY YOU SHOULD READ THIS?. YOU CANT JUDGE ABOUT SOMTHING THAT YOU DONT KNOW
Christina Drill More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Im not going to buy this because i dont care about a dead guy with poofy hair. But i like 1of his songs. Dont waste ur $$ on this book.