Guralnick, Peter

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GURALNICK, Peter. American, b. 1943. Genres: Music, Biography. Career: Music journalist, non-fiction writer, short story writer, and novelist. Boston University, Boston, MA, classics instructor, 1967-73. Publications: Feel Like Going Home: Portraits in Blues and Rock n' Roll, 1971; Lost Highway: Journeys and Arrivals of American Musicians, 1979; Nighthawk Blues: A Novel, 1980; The Listener's Guide to the Blues, 1982; Sweet Soul Music: Rhythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom, 1986; Searching for Robert Johnson (originally published in Living Blues), 1989; Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley, 1994; Careless Love: The Unmaking of Elvis, 1999; (with E. Jorgensen) Elvis Day by Day: The Definitive Record of His Life and Music, 1999. EDITOR: Da Capo Best Music Writing 2000, 2000; (co) Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: A Musical Journey, 2003. Work represented in an anthology. Contributor to periodicals.