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The Two Kings: Jesus & Elvis

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Armed with Elvis biographies and a King James Bible, an investigative journalist compares the King of Rock and Roll to the King of Kings, in a hilarious, outrageously illustrated exploration of Elvis's claim that he was the Messiah. 60,000 first printing. $60,000 ad/promo.
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Published July 10th 1996 by Random House Value Publishing
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Oct 22, 2009 rated it liked it
It really wasn't at all what I was expecting. Then again, nothing really explained it besides a comparison study of Jesus versus Elvis - so I was thinking more essays, fewer pictures. This is a funny read, probably best relegated to the coffee table or the bathroom, it pairs quick one liners 'Jesus was the light of God' 'Elvis studied to be an electrician' with a caricature of Elvis. If you are an AJ Jacobs fan, I recommend it for your shelves - to find it, try
Sep 16, 2014 rated it did not like it
I fell in love with the books of A.J. Jacobs and quickly ordered them from the library. This one however was a true waste of time! A little over 100 words and great graphics, it compares the King of Rock and Roll to the King of the Jews. It was good for a laugh, but not much more than one laugh. I still love the author and many of his books but this one can only be used to level a table.
Jan 03, 2009 rated it it was amazing
One of my favorite books ever. Makes me laugh just thinking about it.
Jul 06, 2009 rated it it was ok
Not at all what I was expecting . . .
I have read a couple of books described as hilarious that just don't measure up. This one at least made me smile. Maybe even chuckle.
Apr 08, 2012 rated it liked it
Funny, inventive book, although I believe Christians would find it a bit offensive. More of a picture book and unlike anything I have read of Jacobs, but his iconoclastic wit had me chuckling.
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A.J. Jacobs is a New York Times bestselling author, Esquire editor and human guinea pig.

Among Jacobs’ life experiments:
--The Know-It-All. The bestselling memoir of the year he spent reading the entire Encyclopedia Britannica in a quest to become the smartest person in the world.
--The Year of Living Biblically. The bestseller about his life as the ultimate biblical man. He followed every rule of th
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