Prince writes about his childhood in posthumous memoir

Prince's book 'The Beautiful Ones' (dust jacket).
Prince's book 'The Beautiful Ones' (dust jacket).
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Prince’s posthumous memoir, “The Beautiful Ones,” goes on sale Tuesday. Prince had just begun work on the book when he died in 2016. It includes never before seen photos, the original treatment he wrote for the film, "Purple Rain," and 30 handwritten pages about his childhood. Prince writes about his first memory, the epileptic seizures he had as a child and the significance of being named after his father's stage name.

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