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Tuesday February 19, 2013

In Her Own Words: Jenni Rivera Memoir to be Released This Summer

In Her Own Words: Jenni Rivera Memoir to be Released This Summer

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Following her tragic death in December, singer-actress Jenni Rivera’s memoirs will be released later this year.

The Mexican-American performer’s memoirs, which will be available in both English and Spanish, will be released in July by Atria books.

Titled Unbreakable, the book tells the story, in her own words, of Rivera’s often troubled love life, abuse, and alleged drug use.

On December 9, 2012, the private jet carrying two pilots, Rivera, and four other passengers lost contact with air traffic control near Iturbide, Nuevo Leon, Mexico at around 3:25 a.m. Later that day, the learnt was found, having crashed and killed everyone aboard. An investigation is ongoing and a cause for the crash has yet to be determined. Rivera has been an route to Toluca for an appearance on La Voz Mexico.

Rivera was 43 and left behind five children who range in age from 12 to 26. In 2012, she had filed from divorce her third husband, baseball player Esteban Loaiza.

The upcoming memoirs were approved by Rivera’s family, which her sister saying in a statement from Atria:

I miss my sister every moment, but on days that I want to feel her close, I open her book written in her own words, and feel her right next to me.