Pam Anderson Coming to a Library Near You

06/10/2004 at 12:00 PM EDT

Pam Anderson Coming to a Library Near You
Pamela Anderson
Kevin Mazur/WireImage
Michael Crichton, move over: Pamela Anderson is ready to invade bookstores.

The former Baywatch babe will publish her first book, a novel called Star, in August, the New York Post reports.

Her publisher, Atria, says that book, which closely follows Anderson's own story, concerns a small-town girl who is discovered at a sporting event and becomes an overnight sensation as a magazine centerfold.

Anderson, 36, a native Canadian, broke into showbiz as a pitchwoman for her country's Labatt beer – after she was spotted wearing a Labatt T-shirt at a British Columbia Lions football game.

Atria describes this maiden effort by Anderson as "the A list meets the D cup." Though it has yet to reach readers (or critics), the book also paves the way for Anderson's second novel, to be called Star Struck. In both cases, says the Post, the actress is working with Los Angeles writer Eric Shaw.

A two-week summer book tour is planned.

In other news of Anderson – who is also a spokeswoman for People for the Ethical treatment of Animals – she has sent a letter to NASCAR driver and KFC spokesperson Dale Earnhardt Jr., asking that he use his new relationship with the company to curb its suppliers' worst abuses of chickens, including what PETA says is painful shackling and live scalding in de-feathering tanks.

In a statement, Anderson said: "Little chickens need a big man like Dale to stick up for them."

Your Reaction

Follow Us

On Newsstands Now

Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Emma and Andrew: All About Hollywood's Cutest Couple
  • Prince George! More Yummy Photos

Pick up your copy on newsstands

Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine

Advertisement

From Our Partners

Watch It

Editors' Picks

From Our Partners



Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters