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Peter Guralnick Last Train To Memphis

£55.25

A rare uncorrected proof copy of Peter Guralnick’s best selling book Last Train to Memphis The Rise of Elvis Presley.

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Peter Guralnick Last Train To Memphis

A rare uncorrected proof copy of Peter Guralnick’s best selling book Last Train to Memphis The Rise of Elvis Presley.

An uncorrected proof is a printed copy of a book that needs to be reviewed for errors and corrections. They are released prior to official publication, and generally are very plainly bound, and distributed only for final editing or promotion. This kind of edition is similar to an advance review copy, though technically those copies are supposed to be finished. Often the terms “proof copy” and “review copy” are used interchangeably.

No missing pages however this rare proof copy book has a broken spine and the pages are loose. Please refer to photos to ascertain condition.

Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley is the first biography to go past that myth and present an Elvis beyond the legend. Based on hundreds of interviews and nearly a decade of research, it traces the evolution not just of the man but of the music and of the culture he left utterly transformed, creating a completely fresh portrait of Elvis and his world.

Last Train to Memphis takes us deep inside Elvis’ life, exploring his lifelong passion for music of every sort (from blues and gospel to Bing Crosby and Mario Lanza), his compelling affection for his family, and his intimate relationships with girlfriends, mentors, band members, professional associates, and friends. It shows us the loneliness, the trustfulness, the voracious appetite for experience, and above all the unshakable, almost mystical faith that Elvis had in himself and his music. Drawing frequently on Elvis’ own words and on the recollections of those closest to him, the book offers an emotional, complex portrait of young Elvis Presley with a depth and dimension that for the first time allow his extraordinary accomplishments to ring true.

Peter Guralnick Last Train To Memphis

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