Child Bride

Child Bride

The Untold Story of Priscilla Beaulieu Presley

Book - 1997
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Random House, Inc.
The myth-shattering account of the most famous and most taboo love story in rock-and-roll history

Child Bride reveals the hidden story of rock icon Elvis Presley’s love affair with fourteen-year-old Priscilla Beaulieu, the ninth-grader he wooed as a G.I. in Germany and cloistered at Graceland before marrying her to fulfill a promise to her starstruck parents. Award-winning biographer Suzanne Finstad perceptively pieces together the clues from candid interviews with all the Presley intimates—including Priscilla herself, along with hundreds of sources who have never before spoken publicly—to uncover the surprising truths behind the legend of Elvis and Priscilla, a tumultuous tale of sexual attraction and obsession, heartbreak and loss.

Child Bride, the only major biography of Priscilla Beaulieu Presley, unveils the controversial child-woman who evolved from a lonely and sexually precocious teenager kept by the King of Rock and Roll into a shrewd businesswoman in control of the multimillion-dollar Elvis Presley empire, a rags-to-riches saga of secrets and betrayals that began when Priscilla was only three years old.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

Baker & Taylor
Recounts Priscilla Presley's life as Elvis' "child bride," revealing the often dark side of their sensational marriage, including Elvis' kinky tastes and his constant demands on her appearance

Baker
& Taylor

The first and only biography of Priscilla Presley recounts her life as Elvis's "child bride," revealing the often dark side of their sensational marriage, including Elvis's kinky tastes and his constant demands on her appearance. 50,000 first printing. National ad/promo.

Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, 1997.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780517705858
0517705850
Branch Call Number: 920 PRESLEY, P.
Characteristics: x, 387 p., [8] l. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.

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