Recounts the second half of Elvis Presley's life, from his army service in 1958 Germany through his death in 1977, and focuses on his relationship with manager Colonel Tom Parker.
First Back Bay paperback edition.
xv, 767 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Originally published in hardcover : Little, Brown and Company, 1999.
Companion volume to Last train to Memphis.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Prologue : Homecoming, Memphis, March 1960
Germany : marking time, October 1958-March 1960
Elvis is back, March 1960-January 1961
The colonel's secret, January 1961-January 1962
Neglected dreams, January 1962-April 1964
Spiritual awakenings, April 1964-April 1966
Family circle, April 1966-May 1967
The last round-up, June 1967-May 1968
The bluebird of happiness, May-June 1968
A day at the races, July 1968-August 1969
A night at the opera, September 1969-September 1970
A comic book hero, September 1970-January 1971
A stranger in my own hometown, January 1971-February 1972
On tour, march 1972-January 1973
Freefall, February-October 1973
The impersonal life, Fall 1973-December 1974
A leaf in the storm, January 1975-1976
Hurt, January 1976-June 1977
"Precious Lord, take my hand," Summer 1977.