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Graceland: The Living Legacy of Elvis Presley
Graceland The Living Legacy of Elvis Presley Author:Chet Flippo Since Elvis Presley's death in 1977, Graceland, the house which he purchased in 1957 and in whose grounds he is buried, has become a shrine to the memory of the King of Rock 'n' Roll, and a center of pilgrimage for the thousands of fans who come to pay homage in Memphis each year. — Many of the spectacular rooms in the Mansion are as ... more »he left them, a living record of Elvis' day-to-day life out of the glare of the spotlight.
His entire career is enshrined in the treasure trove of memorabilia on display, with early recording contracts, letters, telegrams, posters and handbills covering his meteoric rise from Tennessee truck driver to worldwide superstar.
Many of his stage costumes and other clothes are exhibited, along with guitars and some of the thousands of awards showered on him during his phenomenal career. And Elvis' passion for cars is reflected in the amazing collection of vehicles which ranges from Mercedes and Cadillac's to jeeps, dune buggies and even golf carts.
With over 300 specially-commissioned photographs, and published with the full co-operation of the Elvis Presley Estate, GRACELAND is the first definitive account of this historic archive.« less