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Last Train To Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley
Guralnick, Peter (1994)

Abacus , London (UK)
ISBN 0-349-10651-7 , 578 pages
softcover , 19.7 x 13 x 4 cm , 0.486 kg

Extended biography from 1935 to 1958. Superb book. A must have!

This book has been rated by 13 person(s), 12 of them have read this book.
Their average rating is 8.8.
Their comments:

" fantasic book "

" a must have "

" this is the definite biography of Elvis's first 23 years of life. Well written, well thought out, and well excecuted by Mr. Guralnick. A must have. M. from TN "

" whish he had done the second book the same way...too bad but this one is great! "

" it starts off slow but i love the rest "

" This book togehter with Careless love, from the same author , gives a good and detailed biography of Elvis life . Some fans even call them The old and The new testament for Elvis fans! "

" Great Biography on Elvis in the beginning years. It is too bad Peter did not do a more detailed job on the second book, but this volume is excellent. "

" first half of the best yet bio on Elvis, bulky but easy to read, value for money. an 8 i gave careless loves a 9 but thats my fav period. MB. "

" Excellent bio by a first-rate rock writer. If you get a chance, hear him speak, too. "

" One of the all time best bios on Elvis. (And there is only a handfull.)An absolute must have for every serious Elvis historian.It is well researched, full of interesting little details and easy to read. "