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Graceland : An Interactive Pop-Up Tour Hardcover – October 1, 2006
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From Publishers Weekly
Starred Review. For fans without the ways or means to get to Memphis-or who just want to relive their last visit-pop-up master Murphy provides a scream-worthy up-close-and-personal desktop tour of Elvis Presley's famous Graceland estate in this brilliantly low-tech 3-D volume. Stuffed with photos, mementos-in-miniature and other goodies (including a wearable cardboard facsimile of Elvis's trademark sunglasses), this tribute to the King's castle features painstakingly engineered replicas of numerous Graceland sites, including the manse exterior, the living room and music room, the jungle room, TV room and meditation garden. The margins are stacked with insightful text and brief looks at other aspects of Elvis's home life, such as his Tiki furniture, his firearms collection and the U.S. Department of Justice badge he received from President Nixon, which made him an official federal narcotics officer. In her foreword, Elvis's daughter Priscilla shares his pride in the home, describing it as a place "where he felt comfortable, secure and happy"; this intricate, wholly absorbing collectible is sure to make the King's followers feel similarly, giving them a unique opportunity to enjoy Elvis's home from their own living room, jungle room or meditation garden.
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About the Author
Chuck Murphy is one of the most celebrated paper engineers in the country, with more than 60 books to his credit. He lives in Valley Glen, California.
Priscilla Presley is an actress, author, and businesswoman; she has been instrumental in the development of Graceland since it opened to the public in 1982.
Top customer reviews
The kitchen popup allows the "reader" to open the fridge and the cabinets to see what's inside, and the fridge is in 3-D when the doors are open so that you can see each shelf. Everyone who saw the book got a kick out of the idea of a popup book for adults.
The only thing that kept me from giving a full 5 stars was the fact that the pop-ups have to be folded carefully in order to keep them from bending, and once the cabinets and doors have been opened, it makes it a little harder to fold without bending the doors.
All in all, I think this a good book for Elvis fans, and I would recommend this for someone as a memoir of their trip to Graceland.
Cool book! Worth every cent...
This was a fun book to add to my Elvis collection.