Agent Shopping Pete Townshend's Memoirs

jimthewhofan at jimthewhofan at
Tue May 17 01:48:06 UTC 2011

Will it be catalogued in the fiction or non-fiction section?




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From: Jim M <nakedi at>
To: The Who (IGTC) <thewho at>
Sent: Thu, May 12, 2011 2:56 pm
Subject: Agent Shopping Pete Townshend's Memoirs

So, I know I got an email about this, but I can't fine it.  I think it came from, but I'm not sure.  Does this mean Pete's too busy working on his 
book to tour with Roger?  "Crains" seems to be a subscription site. I wonder if 
there are any more details there?

Jim M

Ed Victor, literary agent for rock icon Pete Townshend, has sent a proposal for 
a Pete Townshend autobiography to publishers. Not surprisingly, since Townshend 
is one of rock's more literate artists, the Who man is writing the book by 
According to, the proposal entitled Pete Townshend: Who He? 
contains a sample chapter and an outline from The Who's guitarist. The book will 
cover all areas of his life from childhood, through The Who to the present day.

Victor is expecting a publisher to jump on the book very quickly. "Stay tuned," 
he said
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