Author(s): Gillian G. Gaar
This book tells the personal story of Elvis and his relationships with those near and dear to him and contains more than 150 colour and black and white photographs from the Graceland archives, accompanied by insightful text from an author with a proven Elvis track record. To take you closer than ever before to the King, 30 items of rare memorabilia are carefully reproduced on the page, including personal letters, receipts, telegrams, publicity material and other fascinating items which provide new insight into the life of a legend. There are photographs of Elvis himself, Elvis with friends and family, and all manner of personal artifacts, including guitars, jewelry, clothing, vehicles and more.
Gillian G. Gaar is a popular music journalist and author who has written and contributed to many books (the highly acclaimed Return of the King: Elvis Presley's Great Comeback, The Rough Guide to Nirvana, Goldmine: The Beatles Digest, She's A Rebel: The History of Women in Rock & Roll and more), countless articles for a wide variety of newspapers and magazines (Rolling Stone, Goldmine, Q, Classic Rock, Record Collector and many more, websites (allmusic.com, Examiner.com, SonicNet etc.) and a variety of official liner notes (for Heart, Laurie Anderson, Nirvana, Judy Collins, Pat Benatar etc.). She lives in Seattle, WA.