This intimate portrait of Elvis Presley, America's favorite music idol, chronicles his remarkable life from a dirt-poor schoolboy in Memphis through his rise as a Rock n' Roll superstar to his final days in Las Vegas. Drawing on exclusive interviews with Elvis's closest friends and new documentary evidence, this biography reveals secrets about his relationships with his addictive mother Gladys, his ruthless manager Colonel Tom Parker, his musical rivals The Beatles, and the truth behind his marriage to Priscilla Beaulieu. Featuring a complete discography and filmography as well as sixteen pages of photographs--some never before published--Down at the End of Lonely Street cuts through the lies and the legends to present the real Elvis Presley, a man who was troubled, talented, and unfailingly human.
Peter Harry Brown and Pat H. Broeske are also the authors of the national bestseller Howard Hughes: The Untold Story Peter Harry Brown is also the author of the New York Times bestseller Marilyn: The Last Take The authors have conducted over 300 interviews with Elvis' friends and family Down at the End of Lonely Street paints a sympathetic and vivid portrayal of Elvis Presley, and in the first complete biography of his life
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Yet another account of the King, this time by best-selling biographer Brown (Howard Hughes: The Untold Story, Dutton, 1996) and veteran Entertainment Weekly reporter Broeske.
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Book Description Arrow, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110749323191