Elvis And Ali

A new Kindle book: Their Lives, Their Time, and Their Impact on Our World:

It’s been thirty-five years since Elvis Aaron Presley, the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, passed away at the age of 42. His impact on the world of music and popular culture continues to resonate to this day and millions of fans, young and old, hold the memory of Elvis close to their hearts. In Elvis and Ali, Thomas Hauser, bestselling author of Muhammad Ali: His Life & Times, examines the arc of Elvis’s career from his early days in Memphis to his final performances in Las Vegas, while comparing the similarities and differences between the beloved rocker’s life to that of another cultural icon, Muhammad Ali.

About the author: Thomas Hauser is an award-winning author most celebrated for his work Muhammad Ali: His Life And Times. Recognized worldwide for his critically acclaimed work about the legendary boxer, Hauser shares some personal thoughts on Elvis, who he greatly admired, and illustrates how the lives of these two extraordinary men made an indelible stamp on America. 

In recent years, his writing has focused on the sport and business of professional boxing. His investigative articles and his testimony before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation were hailed within the boxing industry as a significant force for change. Hauser has written articles for The New Yorker, The New York Times, and numerous other publications and was retained by Encyclopedia Britannica to author its entries on Muhammad Ali and Arnold Palmer. He lives in New York City. File size: 576KB; 36 pages

Source: Elvis Information Network / Updated: Sep 1, 2012
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circleG (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 20, 2012report abuse
I'll give this book a try as I'm a fan of both titans. I've looked for the photo of them going head to head in the las vegas suite ( Ali in his robes, elvis in a karate stance ) but I can't find one big enough to hang up at home.

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