Elvis in the Morning
Harcourt, 2001 - 328 страница
Orson is a young boy whose mother works at a U.S. Army base in Germany in the 1950s. There, he becomes a fan of a G.I. stationed at the base, one Elvis Presley, whose music is played over and over on the radio. When Orson is caught stealing recordings of Elvis's tunes from the PX, the attendant publicity catches the star's attention, and he comes to visit his young fan. Thus begins a lifelong friendship. As Elvis's career rockets ever higher and his behavior becomes ever more erratic, the two share many adventures. The sixties explode, and Elvis becomes the icon of the nation, while Orson, a college demonstrator, drifts away from regular life while looking for something of substance to believe in. Each man is an emblem of his time, as social conventions crumble, barriers fall, and the cultural landscape changes forever.
A panorama of change and dissent, of the ability of friends to stay true despite distance and time,Elvis in the Morning portrays a nation in change and the effects of celebrity on innocence.
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King , he wants to make his own decisions in his own way in his own time . ” She flipped over a leaf of her ticket . “ Anyway , then , July twenty - third , New York - Frankfurt . Mother will meet me , or Don - he's big now , and as ...
He told of the worldwide audience of the King and observed that in this tight season for President Nixon , with the widening student protests , it might be useful for the president to be photographed with this idolized figure ...
In minutes he was a splendid , tailored King . " What do you think , Red ? Joe ? ” Red West and Joe Esposito had done their job . The King was dressed . " I think you look great , ” Joe said . “ And everybody's out there tonight .
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ELVIS IN THE MORNINGКоментар посетиоца странице - Kirkus
The fresh and amusing, if somewhat unfocused, story of an idealistic young man's lifelong friendship with the King of Rock 'n' Roll. The storyline on surface seems to have sprung from the mind of some ... Прочитајте целу рецензију
Elvis in the morningКоментар посетиоца странице - Not Available - Book Verdict
Fast on the heels of Spytime, National Review founder and former Firing Line host Buckley presents his 14th novel. This lackluster affair is filled with so little energy that one suspects that the ... Прочитајте целу рецензију