Elvis Presley: Rock and Roll's King

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Lives Curt Short

Lives Curt Short offers a well-rounded look at influential figures in pop culture who met tragic, untimely deaths. Each title covers biographical information as well as career challenges and successes of these remarkable personalities.

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Overview

Lives Curt Short

Lives Curt Short offers a well-rounded look at influential figures in pop culture who met tragic, untimely deaths. Each title covers biographical information as well as career challenges and successes of these remarkable personalities.

Essential Library

Biographies, historic events, current debates, and social issues are all an essential part of the curriculum. Readers can meet these research needs with the Essential Library, a well-researched, well-written, and beautifully designed imprint.

The Essential Library offers tremendous research tools:

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617834820
  • Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 8/1/2012
  • Series: Lives Cut Short Set 2 Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 1,277,181
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Lexile: 990L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephanie Watson

STEPHANIE WATSON is an independent scholar who has written and contributed to numerous works, including World of Genetics and Science and Its Times. She is the author of The Urinary System, and coauthor of The Endocrine System, both in Greenwood's Human Body Systems series.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Shaking up Variety Shows 6

Chapter 2 Born in a Shotgun Shack 12

Chapter 3 Sun Studio Spark 22

Chapter 4 Colonel's Control 34

Chapter 5 Elvis Fever Spreads 42

Chapter 6 Presley Goes to Hollywood 50

Chapter 7 Presley in the Army 58

Chapter 8 Money, Movies, and Love 66

Chapter 9 Viva Las Vegas 78

Chapter 10 The King is Gone 88

Timeline 96

Quick Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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