The Way I Am [With DVD]

Eminem, Author, Sacha Jenkins, With, Headcase Design, Designed by Dutton Books $40 (201p) ISBN 978-0-525-95032-5
9781597775960 Eminem with Sacha Jenkins. The Way I Am. Dutton. 2008. 216p. illus. ISBN 978-0-525-95032-5. $40 with DVD.Nelson, Debbie with Annette Witheridge. My Son Marshall, My Son Eminem: Setting the Record Straight on My Life as Eminem's Mother. Phoenix. Nov. 2008. c.288p. illus. ISBN 978-1-59777-596-0. $25.95. MUSIC~Verdict: In time to bank on the publicity of Eminem's new memoir and forthcoming album, his mother, Nelson, releases her side of the story in an autobiography that is not a necessary purchase. Eminem himself, however, offers an illuminating look into his writing process that is highly recommended for popular music collections in public and high school libraries. [See Prepub Alert, LJ 6/1/08.] Background: Marshall Mathers III, aka Eminem, has produced a richly illustrated account of his life and career, complete with never-before-seen photographs and stunning reproductions of his lyric sheets, which offer a revealing look at his frenzied imagination. The DVD features unreleased footage with Eminem's narration. Nelson, infamous for filing a $10 million defamation lawsuit against her son, offers her version of their fraught family history. She derides those who cling to Eminem's coattails hoping for a little reflected fame and easy money without acknowledging that with this book, she has joined their ranks.-Bill Baars, Lake Oswego P.L., OR.
Reviewed on: 11/03/2008
Release date: 11/01/2008
Show other formats
FORMATS
Paperback - 208 pages - 978-1-4091-0241-0
Audio Product
Compact Disc
X
Stay ahead with
Tip Sheet!
Free newsletter: the hottest new books, features and more
X
Only $18.95/month for Digital Access
or $20.95 for Print+Digital Access!
X
Only $18.95/month for Digital Access
or $20.95 for Print+Digital Access!
X
Email Address

Password

Log In Lost Password

PW has integrated its print and digital subscriptions, offering exciting new benefits to subscribers, who are now entitled to both the print edition and the digital editions of PW (online or via our app). For instructions on how to set up your accout for digital access, click here. For more information, click here.

The part of the site you are trying to access is now available to subscribers only. Subscribers: to set up your digital subscription with the new system (if you have not done so already), click here. To subscribe, click here.

Email pw@pubservice.com with questions.

Not Registered? Click here.