King Is Dead" - rare Elvis book to be reprinted
News, Source: Elvis News.com, 21 July 2004)
of the world's rarest Elvis books is to be reprinted. Earlier
this year, "The King Is Dead" was listed by ElvisBookResearch
as one of the top 20 books sought by collectors.
Media announces the return of the King with the re-print of
the book "The King Is Dead" from Robert R. Holton from 1998.
After five years of the book being out of print, the second
edition will be unveiled on the twenty-seventh anniversary
of the King's death in a limited quantity.
the publisher: "The King Is Dead" by Robert Holton details the
minute-by-minute play of the Funeral of Elvis Aaron Presley.
Memphis Funeral Director Robert Kendall was the last man on
the face of the Earth to see the body of Elvis Aaron Presley
following his sudden and unexpected death in August 1977.
for the first time, you will read about the intimate details of
the burial of Elvis Presley and what Kendall went through to pay
the final tribute to Elvis. Some have accused Holton and Katco of
presenting a morbid and disturbing tale of history's most famous
funeral. But, these critics have obviously never read this book.
"The King Is Dead" is NEVER disturbing; NEVER mobid. Instead, it
is a touching, heart-warming story of how the world said goodbye
to a rock and roll legend.
author has ever presented such a gripping account of one facet of
Elvis Aaron Presley's celebrated life and death like Robert Holton.
note: The first printing of The King Is Dead was co-authored
by Lisa Burrell. And what has happened to the planned film version
of the book? The mention of this on the cover was also included
on the 1998 first printing. While Katco's media release does not
state what format the book will be issued in, the first printing
was a softcover edition.