NEW YORK (AP) - It's official: Bristol Palin has a book deal.
The daughter of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has signed
with William Morrow to publish "Not Afraid of Life," to come out
this summer. Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins, announced Tuesday
that the memoir would provide "an inside look at her life."
"Bristol gives readers an intimate behind-the-scenes look at her
life for the first time, from growing up in Alaska to coming of age
amid the media and political frenzy surrounding her mother's
political rise; from becoming a single mother while still a
teenager to coping as her relationship with her baby's father
crumbled publicly - not once, but twice," according to Morrow.
A listing for the book briefly appeared last month on Amazon.com
and on an online HarperCollins spreadsheet. HarperCollins has
published two best-sellers by Sarah Palin, the Republican vice
presidential candidate in 2008: "Going Rogue" and "America by
Bristol Palin, 20, has become a celebrity in her own right,
through her broken relationship with her child's father, Levi
Johnston, and through her time as a contestant on "Dancing With the
"Bristol talks about the highs and lows of her appearance on
ABC-TV's 'Dancing With the Stars,' including the aching hours of
practice, the biting criticisms, and the thrill of getting to the
show's finals," Morrow announced. "She speaks candidly of her
aspirations for the future and the deep religious faith that gives
her strength and inspiration.
"Plainspoken and disarmingly down to earth, Bristol offers new
insight and understanding of who she is and what she values
Morrow did not disclose how much Palin will be paid in the book