From Publishers Weekly
In I'm with the Band, Southern California-based Des Barres chronicled her lustful liaisons with such rock legends as Mick Jagger, Jimmy Page and Keith Moon. This candid sequel, tracing her life since the 1970s, cannot surpass the first book's trashiness--few tales, true or fictional, do--but it is indisputably juicy, thanks to Des Barres's effervescence and no-holds-barred approa c h to celebrity gossip. She recalls a rough dozen years of marriage to singer-actor Michael Des Barres; tells of going into labor with their only child at the home of Frank Zappa; spends time with old cohorts Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith and admits she once fell for a woman, comedian Sandra Bernhard. Des Barres refuses to name names only in regard to a passionate one-year fling with a mega star referred to as "HIM." Some readers may skim over the "cosmic" insights, most will sympathize with the plight of her emotionally troubled son and many will welcome the return of this irrepressible, unflaggingly optimistic writer. Author tour.
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"Indisputably juicy." Publishers Weekly
"It reads like a novel . . . a chatty, entertaining account . . . funny and fearless. . . . Certainly now, as a late bloomer chronicling the collapse of a rock-and-roll life style as vigorously as she described its heyday, Pamela Des Barres is having the last laugh.” Janet Maslin, The New York Times Book Review
Bursting with candor and bittersweet warmth.” Rolling Stone
"Rock's groupie supreme . . . offers new insights into the particulars of the sexual engine that drives rock, this time from the wiser perspective of a mature Miss Pamela. Ms. Des Barres's decision to tell her story is an act of liberation in today’s post-feminist terms. . . . There's still much to learn from Ms. Des Barres about the rock world's hidden history and its groundings in desire." The New York Times
"She charms me every time she refuses to regret. And she regrets nothing." Los Angeles Times
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Dishy and readable[Des Barres'] writing style is always chatty, witty, and conversational." The Austin Chronicle blog Earache!