Elvis : American Idol by Susan Doll
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Fans will devour Elvis: American Idol, an intimate and entertaining chronicle of the life and legend of the King of Rock 'n' Roll. This fascinating, unique look at Elvis Presley is crammed with colorful anecdotes, memorable quotations, fun facts, and stories that celebrate his life and career. Filled with hundreds of gorgeous photos, Elvis: American Idol is an unparalleled tribute to the King. Elvis: American Idol pays tribute to each stage of Elvis's life, from his Sun Records roots to his untimely death in 1977. It is organized into chapters that explore the different facets of Elvis's life, career, and legacy: bull; "Follow that Dream: From Tupelo to Memphis" bull; "All Shook Up: Rock 'n' Roll Rebel" bull; "Flaming Star: A Hollywood Leading Man" bull; "One Night with You: Concert King" bull; "Burning Love: Fan Phenomenon" In addition to the gripping stories and essays, recurring elements throughout the book provide at-a-glance insights: bull; "Myth vs. Fact" pages, which unveil the true stories behind Elvis's first trip to the Memphis Recording Studio, Colonel Tom Parker's influence, and Elvis's final appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show bull; "Elvis's Favorites" and "Elvis's Firsts" bull; Top-ten lists, including best Elvis collectibles, best movie costars, best movie quotes, and great movie tunes bull; "Just the Facts" trivia Flip through the pages of Elvis: American Idol and become immersed in the life of the King of Rock 'n' Roll. This beautifully designed, 320-page hardbound book-with a jacket that is embossed and is embellished with foil accents-makes a terrific gift. Keywords: elvis presley books, elvis presley photos, elvis presley quotes, elvis presley trivia, elvis presley memorabilia Bio Film historian Susan Doll, Ph.D., is the author of Elvis: A Tribute to His Life, The Films of Elvis Presley, Elvis for Dummies, Best of Elvis, Marilyn: Her Life and Legend, Understanding Elvis, Elvis--Forever in the Groove, and On Location Florida: Filmmaking in the Sunshine State. Dr. Doll also is an instructor of film studies and writes articles and reviews on film, pop culture, and history for various journals and magazines.


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