MY SON MARSHALL, MY SON EMINEM

MY SON MARSHALL, MY SON EMINEM

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by Debbie Nelson
     
 
SEPARATING FACT FROM FICTION: THE MOST VILIFIED MOTHER IN AMERICA SPEAKS OUT ABOUT HER SON EMINEM

To this day Debbie Nelson is asked why she abandoned her son Marshall as a boy, beat him repeatedly, and then had the audacity to dog him with lawsuits when he became rich and famous. My Son Marshall, My Son Eminem is her rebuttal to these widely believed lies --

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SEPARATING FACT FROM FICTION: THE MOST VILIFIED MOTHER IN AMERICA SPEAKS OUT ABOUT HER SON EMINEM

To this day Debbie Nelson is asked why she abandoned her son Marshall as a boy, beat him repeatedly, and then had the audacity to dog him with lawsuits when he became rich and famous. My Son Marshall, My Son Eminem is her rebuttal to these widely believed lies -- a poignant story of a single mother who wanted the world for her son, only to see herself defamed and shut out when he got it.
Debbie Nelson encouraged her talented son to chase success -- even when Eminem hijacked her good name in his lyrics and press for "street cred," a move that ultimately alienated them from each other by the notoriety and bitterness it spawned.

In My Son Marshall, My Son Eminem, Debbie Nelson details the real story of Eminem's life from his earliest days in a small town in Missouri and his teenage years in Detroit, to his rise to stardom and very public mom-bashing.
"One of the most embattled celebrity mothers in the U.S. pop culture landscape, first-time author Nelson has suffered repeated insults and accusations from son and rap star Eminem, aka Marshall Mathers, who paints her as a negligent (if not malignant) mother and drug abuser. In this memoir, Nelson tells her side of the story, coming clean with a detailed but defensive account of their complicated mother-son relationship. Beginning with her turbulent marriage to Mathers' father, Bruce, through her 2000 attempt to sue Marshall for defamation (she claims it was just a way to save her home from foreclosure) and their present estrangement, Nelson insists throughout that her only concern is for sons Marshall and Nathan; readers-especially the Eminem fans likely to fill her audience-may think she protests too much. Still, it's easy to believe the theatrical rapper exaggerates, and Nelson's insight-especially into Marshall's relationships with wife Kim and daughter Hailie-attest to an ongoing connection that he and/or the media may have obscured or denied. Though readers may find it hard to reconcile Debbie's claim never to have exploited her son in the pages of a tell-all about him (complete with baby pictures), Nelson's urgent voice sketches a tense but sympathetic portrait of the elusive, mercurial MC." -- Publishers Weekly

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012440334
Publisher:
PHOENIX BOOKS INC
Publication date:
05/05/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
233
Sales rank:
562,115
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

As rap star Eminem’s mother, DEBBIE NELSON has suffered one of the worst public character assassinations in recent memory. Yet in her first book, Debbie proves she is, if nothing else, a survivor.

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My Son Marshall, My Son Eminem 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 31 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Im on Em's side.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Team Eminem. Read his book! ~ The Way i Am. Not this.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not afraid Lose urself When im gone Love the way u lie Superman The real slim shady Mockingbird Like toy soldiers *** Lighters
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Im still with E'm but this does change how you look at him...hehe-.-............E'm is so cute!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
#TeamEminem
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was one of the most best autobiographies written! Very well written by Eminem's mother. I felt i was truly in time with her as i read through each chapter. I give this 1000 stars!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Just beautiful. I dont lidten to rap but the story spoke to me
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This Book Is Amazing, and everyone says bad things about her, they don't even know her. she is not the monster that she was portrayed to be.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love they way u lie is about anyone whos in an abusive relationship.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I've read my son marshall my son eminem and came to the conclusion that eminem and her need to sit down in talk. The book was a great read it make you feel for Em's mom. Can someone explain who love the way you lie is about.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Im on eminems side
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I don't know what to beleive at thus point
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Cuz I'm friends with the monster inaide of my head get along with the voices inside of my head u tryin to save me stop holding your breath and u think im craz yeah you think im crazy well thats not fair ohh ohh ohh ohh ohh ohh ohh ohh ohh ohh ohh
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
He kept the name cuz thts wut her son was named. Tht song headlites almost made me forgive my mom till i remembered y i was mad at her...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Cute
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is eminem's mom. Her maiden name was deborah nelson. Why would she keep the name mathers if marshall mathers jr. left her?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Can you do the whole song please just once pwease?!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Eww
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Nelson is her old name and tht is ems mom jack ass
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
just to let you know and anyone who bought this stupid and fake book( not me) eminems moms name is debbie mathers and the person who wrote this is saying her son is eminem just to let you guys know this author is an attention freak and thats the only reason she wrote this book also my apologies to anyone who spent 10$ on this fake book also make sure you know who eminems mom is before reading books about people who claims that shes his mom alright peace
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I JUSY SETTALED ALL MY LAWSUITS, F**K YOU DEBBIE!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Eminem rocks ps check out mmlp 2
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Nobody can beat eminem i will always be on his side he helped me become a rapper thank you sincerely phsycotic white boy
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This story is really inspirational to me because i can relate to the drama and karma that goes on between him and his momma
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
HI MOM TROLOLOLOL