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For most of us, it was just another horrible headline. But for Deborah Spungen, the mother of Nancy, who was stabbed to death at the Chelsea Hotel, it was both . Below is a transcript of two letters sent from Sid to Deborah Spungen a fortnight following Nancy’s murder. They first appeared in her book, ‘And I Don’t Wan’t to. If you believe Deborah Spungen’s memoir (the Spungen family declined to be interviewed for this article), Nancy devoted her life to pissing people off. Born in.

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You are commenting using your Facebook account. She used to make me kiss her feet before we made love. He was the knight in shining armor with a giant fist” Bromberg, They both ruined their lives.

If Sid did kill Deblrah, he definitely had no recollection of it. The 21 Best Album Re-Issues of For example, why dye her hair after she has died? Upon returning to England with the financial assistance of the British High Commission, Beverley became involved with hard drugs. This book details Nancy’s life from cradle to grave. Nov 21, Ana rated it really liked it Shelves: This book was amazing, because it lets people know more about Nancy Spungen, humanizing her instead of just viewing her as a minor, murdered character in the history of punk rock.


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Joining in the tasteless exploitation, the owner of the Philadelphia nightclub Artemis promised to honor the singing engagement that Nancy had booked for Sid before her death. I will always love her. Hoping to film the Sex Pistols for a documentary, Forcade used Vicious as collateral to ensure that Noel Deborqh would honor his request for access to the band.

She fully lost me when she was talking about her fears that her deceased daughter was a prostitute in New York for a while. It was reported that he told his arresting officers, “You can’t arrest me. As the one who probably tried hardest to save Sid, it is little surprise that he has given the most thoughtful comments on the subject of his friend’s death.

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Leee Black Childers recalled having conversations with Vicious about his sexual orientation: I feel like a lost child, so alone. Debogah after being released from Riker’s Island, however, Sid phoned Deborah Spungen and spugnen her, “I don’t know why I’m alive anymore, now that Nancy is gone” Spungen, Only 1 left in stock – order soon.

The freakish twosome garnered a lot of press attention on both sides of the Atlantic, establishing their legend even before their deaths. While out with friends on October 10,Nancy purchased a knife for Sid. I will be reading more like this.


Yes, Nancy was a disturbed heroin addict, but she was also sensitive and could not find peace and happiness in life. She was living to die.

She could have found help and turned it all around He once told Rotten that he watched her perform oral sex on a stranger in the alley behind their house, a service for which she earned fifteen pounds. I lived for her.

Is It Too Easy to Hate Nancy Spungen? — New York Magazine

It is a heartbreaking book by a grieving mother who loved her daughter and wanted nothing more but help her. By the end of the story I was touched and deeply involved with especially when Deborah depicted the scene about spungdn Nancy died and what exactly happened which also included the letters that Sid sent to Deborah after Nancy’s death.

Slowly, and in great pain. This is the book that inspired a lot of my own writing.

As in his relationship with Xpungen, however, Vicious seemed drawn to Childers more out of a need to be protected than anything blatantly sexual, sleeping in his arms “like a little baby”, but never consummating the relationship. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.