Followers of the late actor Anne Heche can get their arms on her 2001 memoir, “Call Me Crazy.” However provided that they’re prepared to spend a reasonably penny on it.
Heche’s tell-all memoir — which recounted her tragic childhood, her ascent in Hollywood and her high-profile relationship with Ellen DeGeneres — has spiked in value days after the actor’s demise at age 53.
“Call Me Crazy” now fetches anyplace from $150 to $750 on EBay and Amazon, respectively. On EBay, the guide’s a number of listings have dozens of bids which have pushed up the worth. Listed as a “collectible” on Amazon, the memoir has been out of print for some time, and main guide retailers resembling Barnes & Noble, Half Worth Books and Schuler Books don’t have it in inventory.
In line with the Hollywood Reporter, the authentic version of the guide, revealed by Simon & Schuster imprint Scribner, was priced at $200 earlier this week earlier than rising to $499 over the weekend.
In 2001, Publishers Weekly known as the “Call Me Crazy” audiobook, narrated by Heche, a “harrowing autobiography.”
“Heche is a superb narrator,” the evaluate stated. “Raw with emotion, her voice is by turns sorrowful, enraged and hopeful, drawing the listener into her story.”
“Call Me Crazy” is centered on Heche’s journey, however she informed The Instances in 2004 that she needed her memoir to assist readers with their very own points.
“I hope the fact that I talk about these things in my life might help other people find peace in their own conflicts,” she stated again then. “People are curious about it, but I think it will become less and less, and hopefully I’ll have more and more topics to add on so that there won’t always be questions about the last seven years of my life.”
Her memoir’s value hike comes after the Daytime Emmy-winning actor died Friday. Heche crashed her automobile into a house in L.A.’s Mar Vista neighborhood, which set the house on hearth on Aug. 5. She was hospitalized for extreme burns and fell right into a coma after the crash left her with a severe mind harm.
Heche was declared mind useless Thursday and legally useless Friday. Her physique was stored on life assist to protect organs for donation till Sunday when a recipient was recognized.
Final Thursday, Los Angeles police informed The Instances that the actor was beneath the affect of narcotics on the time of her accident. However on Monday, the LAPD confirmed that it has dropped its DUI investigation.
“Any information or records that have been requested prior to this turn of events will still be collected as they arrive as a matter of formalities and included in the overall case,” Officer Norma Eisenman stated in an announcement. “When a person suspected of a crime expires, we do not present for filing consideration.”