Chasing Elvis Book Summary and Study Guide

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Elvis died in 1977. However, in 1982 a masked Elvis impersonator robs a bank in rural Tennessee. Every clue points to the supposedly dead Elvis as the robber. The detective on the trail of the robber is on the way to nab who he thinks is Elvis, but is killed in a car crash, leaving behind a young daughter.
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In present day, the detective's daughter is a reporter for a tabloid and is assigned to cover an Elvis festival in Tennessee. She quickly stumbles onto the trail of the bank robber, and again, all clues lead her to believe she is tracking Elvis.

A wealthy young woman from California, with the help of her off-the-wall friend is trying to find the true identity of her father. The clues lead her to the same Elvis festival.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 30% Tone of story    -   very humorous Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes General Crime (including known murderer)    -   Yes Who's the criminal enemy here?    -   armed robbery!

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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