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Who was Elvis Presley?

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Put on your blue suede shoes and get ready for the latest title in the Who Was... ? series!

The King could not have come from humbler origins- Born in Tupelo, Mississippi, during the Depression, he grew up with the blues music of the rural South, the gospel music of local churches, and the country-western classics. But he forged a sound all his own-and a look that was all his own, too.

With curled lip, swivelling hips, and greased pompadour, Elvis changed popular music forever, ushering in the age of rock and roll.

Geoff Edgers's fascinating biography of this icon of American pop culture includes black and- white illustrations on nearly every spread.

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9780448446424
9781101098929
9780756981648
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610L
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Grouped Work ID 78e2308a-60e3-211f-3ca2-3a4aa282a223
Full title who was elvis presley
Author edgers geoff
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series Who was ?
series_with_volume Who was ?|
subject_facet Presley, Elvis, -- 1935-1977, Rock musicians -- United States -- Biography
title_display Who was Elvis Presley?
title_full Who Was Elvis Presley?, Who was Elvis Presley? / by Geoff Edgers ; illustrated by John O'Brien
title_short Who was Elvis Presley?
title_sub
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Juvenile Nonfiction, Presley, Elvis, Rock musicians