Monday, August 10, 2009
Celebrate Elvis Week 2009 with Adam Victor's THE ELVIS ENCYCLOPEDIA
It's Elvis Week in Memphis, and as thousands of fan gather to celebrate the King this week, we have just one bit of advice: All you need to know is in The Elvis Encyclopedia. Published last year by Overlook, Adam Victor's monumental testament to Elvis is an indispensable reference guide. The Elvis Encyclopedia is also a visual compendium of Elvis’s life, offering hundreds of photographs, ranging from never-before-seen unposed moments to the extraordinary iconic images the world has come to love. With this definitive one-stop resource, fans and scholars have easy access to all of the information on Elvis’s life and times, testing what is real against legend. The facts are represented in full—a childhood mired in poverty, his unstoppable rise to the top with over 150 gold, platinum, or multi-platinum albums, 31 feature films, and 14 Grammy awards, his marriage to Priscilla, his early death. Entries cover every significant aspect of Elvis and his world from family members, lovers, benefactors, mentors, agents, directors, co-stars, and coaches.Complete with cross-referencing and a comprehensive bibliography, The Elvis Encyclopedia surpasses everything that has come before it.