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'Eyewitness Nirvana' Book Re-Issued for 20th Anniversary of Kurt Cobain's Death

Signed copies of 'Nirvana: In the Words of the People Who Were There' By Carrie Borzillo will be donated to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

LOS ANGELES, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carlton Books has announced the re-issue of author/journalist Carrie Borzillo's first book, 2000's Eyewitness Nirvana: The Day-by-Day Chronicle, with a new cover, title, and design as Nirvana: In The Words of the People Who Were There on April 1, 2014 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the tragic death of Kurt Cobain.

Nirvana: In The Words of the People Who Were There by Carrie Borzillo, 4/1/14

The reissued book, which comes in a new 5.5 x 8-inch format, is available everywhere books are sold. Borzillo is also selling a limited number of signed copies direct to the fans via her official website, for $35 (U.S.) and $45 (International). A percentage of each autographed book purchased direct from the author will be donated to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (

"We lost one of the greatest artists of our generation when Kurt Cobain took his life on April 5, 1994 and it's a sadness that I still deeply feel today," says Borzillo.

Nirvana: In The Words of the People Who Were There is as near as possible to a day-to-day account of every significant band event, from its inception right through Kurt Cobain's early tragic death on April 5, 1994 in a timeline, oral history format.

Originally released in 2000 as Eyewitness Nirvana: The Day-by-Day Chronicle, the book's been released in multiple formats and languages, including Italian, German, and Spanish. Other recent re-issues include the Spanish-language version, Kurt Cobain: La Historia de Nirvana, released on March 18, 2014, and Kurt Cobain: The Nirvana Years, released in October 2013.

Carrie Borzillo is an award-winning entertainment journalist and author of three books: Nirvana: In the Words of the People Who Were There, Cherry Bomb: The Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Better Flirt, a Tougher Chick, and a Hotter Girlfriend, and to Living Life Like a Rock Star (Simon & Schuster), and Tera Patrick's Sinner Takes All: A Memoir of Love & Porn (Gotham). Her work as a journalist/writer has appeared in Billboard, E! Online, Entertainment Weekly, People, Julianne Hough's website, American Idol, and The X Factor.

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