Jaycee Lee Dugard Lands Memoir Deal With Simon & Schuster

By Maryann Yin Comment

Simon & Schuster LogoJaycee Lee Dugard has signed a deal with Simon & Schuster. She plans to write a new memoir entitled Freedom: My Book of Firsts.

This project will be a follow-up to Dugard’s 2011 book, A Stolen Life. In that book, she discussed the experience of enduring a kidnapping that lasted for 18 years.

Here’s more from the press release: “In her new book, Ms. Dugard will tell the story of her first experiences after years in captivity: the joys that accompanied her newfound freedom and the challenges of adjusting to life on her own…The work will be published on July 12, on the fifth anniversary of the publication of A Stolen Life, in hardcover, ebook, and audio editions by Simon & Schuster in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and India.”