Courtney Love to Write Tell-All Memoir

Book will 'set the record straight' about marriage to Kurt Cobain

September 29, 2011 4:20 PM ET
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Courtney Love arrives at the Barneys New York Celebrates Carine Roitfeld event in New York.
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Hole frontwoman Courtney Love has signed a deal to pen a memoir that will "set the record straight" about her marriage to Nirvana leader Kurt Cobain, her controversial career as a rock star and actress, and her relationships with other celebrities and her daughter, Frances Bean.

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Love will write the as-yet untitled book for William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. The book is expected to hit stores sometime next fall.

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