Kwame Kilpatrick Writing a Book

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Kwame Kilpatrick is working with a writer on a book that that a spokesman says will allow the imprisoned ex-Detroit Mayor to tell his side of the story of his life.
WDIV-TV reports Tuesday that the book currently is titled "Surrendered: The Rise, Fall and Revelation of Kwame Kilpatrick," and plans call for its publication when Kilpatrick is released from prison.
Kilpatrick spokesman Mike Paul says "it's important for him to speak from his viewpoint." Paul says a movie also could be made.
Kilpatrick is in prison for violating the terms of his probation on obstruction of justice and assault convictions. The federal government brought fraud and tax charges against Kilpatrick in June. Kilpatrick, his father Bernard Kilpatrick and three others were indicted last week on federal corruption charges.

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  • by Anonymous on Dec 22, 2010 at 10:02 AM
    A book on how to be a crook? Thats all he seems to know how to do!
  • by stan on Dec 22, 2010 at 03:13 AM
    Anyone that would but this book is an idiot! I think Detroit supported him long enough, let alone people start buying his book and make him rich! Rot in jail Pattycakes!
  • by Kelly Location: Lansing on Dec 21, 2010 at 09:35 PM
    And you can line the bottom of a birdcage with the pages from his book. Kilpatrick is a human garbage dump. His ego is so huge that he thinks people will care about his viewpoint, even as new charges are pending against him! Pathetic.
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