Elvis and Ginger: Elvis Presley's Fiancee and Last Love Finally Tells Her Story

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Ginger Alden

Narrated By: Ginger Alden

Publisher: Penguin Audio

Date: September 2014

Duration: 10 hours 18 minutes

Summary:

“Elvis, you and I know the truth and unfortunately you’re not here to set the record straight. With this book, I will try to…”

Elvis Presley and Graceland were fixtures in the life of Ginger Alden, having been born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. But she had no idea that she would play a part in that enduring legacy—as Elvis Presley’s fiancée, and his last great love. For over three decades Ginger has held the truth of their relationship close to her heart. Now she shares her unique story, and while a lot has been written about the King, the Elvis we meet in this long-anticipated memoir is a revelation.

In her own words Ginger details their whirlwind romance—from first kiss to his stunning proposal of marriage. She details his exploration of Eastern religions, his perception of being a “legend,” his devotion to family and friends, and her attempt to know the insular group surrounding Elvis. And for the very first time she talks about the devastating end of it all, and the 50,000 mourners and reporters who descended on Graceland in 1977, exposing Ginger to the reality of living in the spotlight of a short, yet immortal, life.

Above it all, Alden rescues Elvis from the hearsay, rumors, and tabloid speculations of his final year by shedding a frank yet personal light on a very public legend. From a unique and intimate perspective, she reveals the man—complicated, romantic, fallible, and human—behind the enduring myth, a superstar worshipped by millions, and loved by Ginger Alden.

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  • Tara Taylor

    Loved this very respectful account of ginger Alden's time spent with the man so many of us hold so dear to Our hearts. She shared her memories and after listening to her story I see why she was so special toto elvis. She did not drag his memory through the mud she was respectful and shared a side I had never heard from anyone else. Thanks to the lady that I can honestly say has gained my respect as a huge elvis fan.