In Search of Elvis: A Journey to Find the Man Beneath the Jumpsuit (CD-Audio)
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Short Description for In Search of Elvis From the bestselling author of ATTENTION ALL SHIPPING comes the first travel audiobook to examine the global appeal of the King of Rock'n'Roll
- Published: 01 February 2007
- Format: CD-Audio 1 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781405502337 ISBN 10: 1405502339
- Sales rank: 1,592,398
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Full description for In Search of Elvis
INCLUDES AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH THE AUTHOR Since his death in 1977 Elvis Presley has become an even greater cultural icon than when he was making records and consuming deep-fried peanut-butter-and-banana sandwiches. IN SEARCH OF ELVIS sees Charlie Connelly set off on a journey to discover what makes Elvis so significant today and how his spirit is being kept alive more than half a century after he changed popular culture for ever. Charlie's odyssey takes him to Finland to meet an academic who performs Elvis songs in long-dead languages - while wearing a kilt; to Canada to find the orthodox Jewish Elvis tribute artist, Schmelvis; to Scotland to get fitted out with the Presley tartan; and culminates in Memphis, where Charlie stays at the Heartbreak Hotel (which is at the end of Lonely Street) and records a song in Sun Studio, the very room where Elvis arguably invented rock'n'roll. Hilarious yet informative, with all Charlie Connelly's customary wit and charm, this audiobook will appeal to Elvis fans of all ages, plus the many travel-book aficionados who delighted in ATTENTION ALL SHIPPING.