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Amy Winehouse’s Father Signs Book Deal

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Amy
Winehouse
's father has signed a
deal
to pen a memoir for HarperCollins. Mitch Winehouse's book, Amy, My
Daughter
, is projected for a worldwide release in summer 2012. The memoir
will focus on the late soul singer's life, from her childhood through her major
success and struggles with addiction.

Proceeds from the book will go to
the Amy
Winehouse Foundation
, an organization being set up by the singer's father to
help those dealing with adversity, particularly young people facing troubles
with addiction.

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