Swayze, Wife Penning Memoirs

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 23, 2009 10:03 AM CST
Swayze, Wife Penning Memoirs
Patrick Swayze and his wife Lisa Niemi attend a party at the grand opening of the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007.   (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Just one week since being released from the hospital after a bout with pneumonia, Patrick Swayze has announced he's writing a book, E! reports. The actor will collaborate on his memoirs with his wife of 33 years, Lisa. Even before his battle with pancreatic cancer, Swayze’s life was book-worthy, from his rise to heartthrob fame to his substance abuse problems.
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