REEVES BOOK ON AMAZON.CO.UK MAY BE A DISAPOINTMENT TO FANS
On 29th of
October 2010, Alphascript Publishing published a
paperback with the title 'Jim Reeves: Country music, Pop
music, Nashville sound, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Texas
Country Music Hall of Fame, Jim Reeves discography' by Frederic P.
Miller (Editor), Agnes F. Vandome (Editor), John McBrewster (Editor). Price £25.
According to a Wikipedia
Alphascript Publishing is one of three imprints of VDM Publishing, which publish
and sell collections of freely available Wikipedia
articles as expensive
printed-on-demand books. There have published 22.000(!) works by the
buyer of the book reported
: 'The front and back cover are nondescript.
On the front cover there's no
photo of Reeves but the name Alphascript
Publishing, a photo occupying third of page of 2 hands playing guitar,
and the names of 3 editors, headed title 'Jim Reeves', and in
print headings of 6 of the 11 Jim Reeves
related articles, only 1 of
which concerns Reeves - the 'Jim Reeves discography' which takes up
pages 33 - 38.
The back cover gives an 8 line summary of Reeves' life,
noting the book is 'High quality content by Wikipedia
articles'. The book contains
11 articles. The first on pages 1 - 6
concerns Jim Reeves with just one tiny photo. The
other chapters about
'Country Music', 'Nashville Sound', 'Country Music Hall of Fame and
Museum' , and 'Texas Country Music Hall Of Fame' .