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The Resource Last ride to Graceland, Kim Wright

Last ride to Graceland, Kim Wright

Label
Last ride to Graceland
Title
Last ride to Graceland
Statement of responsibility
Kim Wright
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Lauded for her "astute and engrossing" (People) writing style imbued with "originality galore" (RT Book Reviews), Kim Wright channels the best of Jennifer Weiner and Sarah Pekkanen in this delightful novel of self-discovery on the open road as one woman sets out for Graceland hoping to answer the question: Is Elvis Presley her father? Blues musician Cory Ainsworth is barely scraping by after her mother's death when she discovers a priceless piece of rock 'n' roll memorabilia hidden away in a shed out back of the family's coastal South Carolina home: Elvis Presley's Stutz Blackhawk, its interior a time capsule of the singer's last day on earth. A backup singer for the King, Cory's mother Honey was at Graceland the day Elvis died. She quickly returned home to Beaufort and married her high school sweetheart. Yearning to uncover the secrets of her mother's past--and possibly her own identity--Cory decides to drive the car back to Memphis and turn it over to Elvis's estate, retracing the exact route her mother took thirty-seven years earlier. As she winds her way through the sprawling deep south with its quaint towns and long stretches of open road, the burning question in Cory's mind--who is my father?--takes a backseat to the truth she learns about her complicated mother, the minister's daughter who spent a lifetime struggling to conceal the consequences of a single year of rebellion"--
Summary
A backup singer for the King, Cory’s mother Honey was at Graceland the day Elvis died. She quickly returned home to Beaufort and married her high school sweetheart. Yearning to uncover the secrets of her mother’s past—and possibly her own identity—Cory decides to drive the car back to Memphis and turn it over to Elvis’s estate, retracing the exact route her mother took thirty-seven years earlier
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Tone
Writing style
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10484477
Cataloging source
DLC
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1955-
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Wright, Kim
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3623.R5545
LC item number
L37 2016
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Presley, Elvis
  • Presley, Elvis
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Voyages and travels
  • Family secrets
  • Musicians
  • Secrets
  • Automobile travel
  • Family secrets
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Voyages and travels
Target audience
adult
Label
Last ride to Graceland, Kim Wright
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn919341838
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Gallery books trade paperback edition.
Extent
332 pages
Isbn
9781501100819
Lccn
2015038033
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)919341838
Label
Last ride to Graceland, Kim Wright
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn919341838
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Gallery books trade paperback edition.
Extent
332 pages
Isbn
9781501100819
Lccn
2015038033
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)919341838

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