The Elvis Treasures
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The Elvis Treasures

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by Robert Gordon
     
 

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For Elvis fans everywhere, Graceland has opened the doors to its extensive archives, allowing the historic documents and memorabilia within to be reproduced in facsimile, collectible form. With the expert help of archivists from Elvis Presley Enterprises, the King's life story is told through handwritten letters, press releases, movie scripts, and additional

Overview

For Elvis fans everywhere, Graceland has opened the doors to its extensive archives, allowing the historic documents and memorabilia within to be reproduced in facsimile, collectible form. With the expert help of archivists from Elvis Presley Enterprises, the King's life story is told through handwritten letters, press releases, movie scripts, and additional memorabilia and photographs from the Graceland archives. These historic documents, combined with the evocative text of author Robert Gordon, create a moving portrait of the legendary performer in this one-of-a-kind collector's book.

Robert Gordon is the author of The King on the Road, about Elvis on tour, and It Came from Memphis, a chronicle of Memphis music and culture. He regularly contributes to music magazines such as Rolling Stone and has also produced a award-winning blues documentary, All Day and All Night, featuring B.B. King and Rufus Thomas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760781135
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
08/26/2006
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
12.12(w) x 10.75(h) x 1.12(d)

Meet the Author

Robert Gordon is the author The King on the Road, a narrative of Elvis' touring life, and he's currently working on a biography of Muddy Waters to be published by Little, Brown. As a filmmaker, Gordon directed the award-winning blues documentary All Day and All Night, featuring B.B. King and Rufus Thomas. The film aired nationally on PBS and was exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art. His music video work has appeared on MTV, BET, and CMT. He is a regular contributer to Rolling Stone and Spin. He lives in Memphis.

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The Elvis Treasures 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
A beautiful history trip down memory lane. You're able to examine historic letters, documents, etc. You definitely won't be disappointed.
Guest More than 1 year ago
An absolute treasure for the Elvis fan. Beautifully presented it is a great journey for fans.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I loved The Elvis Treasures! While there was little new information in the book, I enjoyed 'discovering' all the facsimiles of historic documents, chronicling the phenomenal career of Elvis Presley.