Linda Ronstadt to write memoir

NEW YORK (AP) - July 28, 2011

The book publisher announced Thursday that it had acquired her autobiography, titled "Heart Like a Wheel," after her Grammy-winning, multiplatinum album.

In a statement, Simon & Schuster said: "Few singers have been as wide-ranging or distinctive in their artistry."

/*Ronstadt*/ sold tens of millions of records starting in the 1970s with pop hits like "You're No Good" and "When Will I Be Loved." But she also segued into country, pop standards and mariachi music, among other genres.

She also had high-profile romances with /*California Gov. Jerry Brown*/ and /*George Lucas.*/

The book is due in 2013.

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