Joe Exotic Is Releasing a 'Tiger King' Memoir from Prison
'The Official Tell-All Memoir' promises an "outlandish journey from Midwestern farmer to infamous Tiger King, and finally, to federal inmate"
Published Mar 04, 2021Tiger King's Joe Exotic — a.k.a. Joseph Maldonado-Passage — has written a book while serving 22 years in federal prison on animal abuse charges and a murder-for-hire plot against his nemesis, Carole Baskin.
Titled Tiger King: The Official Tell-All Memoir, his 320-page book will arrive via Simon & Schuster imprint Gallery Books on November 9.
The memoir promises to cover Maldonado-Passage's "outlandish journey from Midwestern farmer to infamous Tiger King, and finally, to federal inmate," as well as the 2020 Netflix docuseries that made waves in the early months of the global pandemic almost one year ago.
Speaking with E! News, the 57-year-old inmate promised "a truth-tell book. Everybody that's ever done anything good, it's going to be in there, and anybody that's got bones in your closet, you better look out."
Simon & Schuster's synopsis reads:
Joe pulls back the curtain on the man behind the headlines. From a tragic childhood riddled with abuse to his dangerous feuds with big cat rivals and beyond, nothing is off the table. This is the exclusive and definitive read for anyone who binged the "riveting" (Vanity Fair) documentary and finished it hungry for more. A memoir unlike any other, it proves that they can cage the Tiger King, but they can't silence his roar.
See the cover below.