Baby, Let's Play House: Elvis Presley and the Women Who Loved Him

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Harper Collins, Jan 5, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 720 pages
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[Alanna] Nash belongs in the pantheon of great music writers, and [Baby, Let’s Play House] is a fascinating study.” —Rosanne Cash

Just in time for Elvis Presley’s would-be 75th birthday comes a new book by Elvis expert, journalist, and Country Music Association Media Achievement Award winner Alanna Nash. Called "by far the best study of Presley I have ever read. . . Impressively researched written—and felt" by New York Times bestselling author Philip Norman (author of John Lennon and Shout!) and “the most entertaining Elvis book ever” by New York Times bestselling author Jimmy McDonough (Shakey: Neil Young's Biography), Baby, Let’s Play House is the first-ever Elvis book to focus solely on his complex relationships with women, including celebrities such as Ann-Margret, Linda Thompson, Mary Ann Mobley, Cher, Raquel Welch, Barbara Eden, and Cybill Shepherd. Featuring dozens of exclusive interviews and scores of never-before-seen photos, Baby, Let’s Play House is a must-have collector’s item for fans of The King everywhere.

 

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User Review  - knightlight777 - LibraryThing

A compilation of the many women of Elvis's life, none more important than his mother Gladys. The superstars of any field much less entertainment often deal with the plague of excess. The lesson being ... Read full review

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User Review  - kitten-a-gogo - LibraryThing

This is a tell all book that covers the span of Elvis' relationships both romantic and family oriented. It delves deep into the psychology of his relationship with his mother and the effects of losing ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Alanna Nash is a recipient of the Country Music Association Media Achievement Award and the Charlie Lamb Award for Excellence in Country Music Journalism, and the author of seven books, including The Colonel: The Extraordinary Story of Colonel Tom Parker and Elvis Presley (winner of the Belmont Award); Dolly: The Biography; and Elvis and the Memphis Mafia. Nash lives in Louisville, Kentucky, where she covered Elvis's funeral for the Courier-Journal.

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