Careless Love: The Unmaking of Elvis Presley by Peter Guralnick PDF

Careless Love: The Unmaking of Elvis Presley by Peter Guralnick PDF

By Peter Guralnick

Careless Love is the total, actual, and captivating tale of Elvis Presley's final twenty years, within the long-awaited moment quantity of Peter Guralnick's masterful two-part biography.

Last teach to Memphis, the 1st a part of Guralnick's two-volume lifetime of Elvis Presley, was once acclaimed by way of the recent York instances as "a triumph of biographical art." This concluding quantity recounts the second one 1/2 Elvis' lifestyles in wealthy and formerly unimagined aspect, and confirms Guralnick's prestige as one of many nice biographers of our time.

Beginning with Presley's military provider in Germany in 1958 and finishing together with his dying in Memphis in 1977, Careless Love chronicles the unravelling of the dream that after shone so brightly, homing in at the complicated playing-out of Elvis' courting along with his Machiavellian supervisor, Colonel Tom Parker. It's a wide ranging revelatory drama that for the 1st time locations the occasions of a too-often mistold story in a clean, plausible, and comprehensible context.

Elvis' adjustments in the course of those years shape a sad secret that Careless Love unlocks for the 1st time. this can be the critical American tale, encompassing components of race, type, wealth, intercourse, song, faith, and private transformation. Written with grace, sensitivity, and keenness, Careless Love is a distinct contribution to our knowing of yankee pop culture and the character of luck, giving us precise perception eventually into essentially the most misunderstood public figures of our occasions.

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