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- Posted on Nov 5th 2009 10:00AM by John D. Luerssen
"It could be the biggest rock music autobiography of all time," a major publishing insider told the New York Post. "He could get $9 million to $10 million for the world rights."
Through the years there have been a number of books written about Springsteen, including officially-sanctioned bios penned by his unofficial historian, Dave Marsh. There's no word on whether Marsh -- who is married to Springsteen's co-manager Barbara Carr -- will be involved in the project.
The anonymous source claims, "Springsteen is a better writer than Marsh." That opinion aside, Springsteen is said to be interested in hiring a researcher to work with him on the project.
Insiders tell the paper that a bidding war could easily surpass the $8 million advance Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards landed from Little Brown for his memoir, which was twice the $4 million Broadway Books ponied up for Eric Clapton's autobiography.