Up Close: Elvis Presley
For fans of the king, the newest installment to the Up Close biography series Elvis Presley made a sound so different it ushered in a new kind of music: rock and roll. He was able to combine gospel, honky-tonk, country and rhythm and blues to create a unique sound that crossed racial and cultural divides. Though he was incredibly popular, at heart, Elvis was a shy and poli...more
ebook, 208 pages
Published July 3rd 2008 by Puffin Books
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WILBORN HAMPTON is the author of four books of nonfiction and one biography for Young Adults. In four decades as a reporter and editor for United Press International and The New York Times he helped cover some of the major news stories of the time. Now a full-time writer, he lives in New York.More about Wilborn Hampton...