Anne Heche made headlines after her car crashed into a home in California. Following a brain damage sustained in the catastrophic incident, Anne Heche was formally pronounced brain-dead and was taken off life support. In a 2001 memoir, the actress detailed her experiences with sexual abuse, mental illness, and a widely publicized connection with Ellen DeGeneres. Now that out of print book is going for hundreds of dollars.
A lot has been written about Anne Heche in the days since her vehicle accident on August 5th, which resulted in a terrible fire and left the actress with grave injuries. There were lots of sincere condolences, toxicology reports, and numerous theories explaining how the shocking incident occurred, Heche’s passing has rekindled interest in the words she wrote about herself in ‘Call Me Crazy.’
The autobiography, from the Simon & Schuster brand Scribner, was released on September 4th, 2001, but it is no longer in print. On Amazon, it is advertised as a “national and New York Times bestseller” and is being offered by one seller for $749 each copy as a “collectible”. The Hollywood Reporter noted that prices had previously been as low as $200 for a limited period before skyrocketing to $499 over the weekend.
The book costs between $304 and $750 and is offered by various online booksellers who specialize in old publications. Publishers Weekly describes the book as a “harrowing autobiography” that is “raw with emotion.”
Heche talked about growing up in a devout Christian home in Ohio and how her father, a Baptist minister, allegedly sexually abused and traumatized her as a youngster. A version of the collection is currently “borrowable” from The Internet Archive, a nonprofit digital library that houses books, movies, audio files, and saved web pages. Stay tuned to Thirsty for more news and updates.
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