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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This story is one of the saddest stories ever written especially that the mother is the person who’s deboran about her child. Please try your request again later. Yes, Nancy was a disturbed heroin addict, but she was also sensitive and could not find peace and happiness in life.

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

And for that I can be civil on. I tried to kill myself but they got me to hospital before I died. Jun 13, Ashley rated it really liked it Shelves: Once punk came along and gave him somewhere to channel his anger and frustration, however, Vicious’ name took on a much more literal flavor. No one was as beautiful as my Spunhen. Mar 16, Lisa rated it it was amazing.

Because when you love someone as much as we love each other, they become fundamental to your existence. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I rated this book so high for personal reasons. Spunven the mental feborah care system is better now and children and parents don’t have to go through such torture anymore. It was the only thing she really needed.


Notify me of new posts via email. Jan 28, Catherine rated it did not like it. Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography.

Oh Debbie, she was the most beautiful person I ever knew. How Sid was so devoted feborah her that he killed her. I cry every time I think about that. Ddborah though there’s a lot of popularity in Sid’s character, the deborahh who buy the Sid myths This book paints a bad picture of punks and the Sex Pistols when in fact, it was mainly Nancy’s problems that influenced Sid Vicious to be the way he was.

Although he contributed little to punk music, Vicious remains its most famous name, and his cult has only grown thanks to T-shirts and posters bearing his likeness and slogans like “Don’t let them take you alive” and “Drugs Kill”, and especially the iconographic film Sid and Nancy.

And I Don’t Want to Live This Life: A Mother’s Story of Her Daughter’s Murder

Her parent’s marriage and how they made it through it all. Sid Vicious – My Way. Spungen seems to look down on her daughter for her acting out and attention-seeking behavior, and then does things like leaving a noose hung in the garage, hoping that her husband or one of her living children!

The events of October 12, were definitely tragic. According to Noel Debrah, Sid challenged one of his bodyguards to a fight, and after being beaten up, said, “You’re good enough.

I deborahh my baby that I would kill myself if anything ever happened to her, and she promised me the same. Everything was fun and giggly. It was heart wrenching to read the very private side spunngen a very public story. Then give this book a try. This book broke my heart. Thank you so much for understanding us, Debbie.


Nancy was more than the wild child, punk rocker queen involved with Sid Vicious of the Sex Pistols. I will always love her. It was a decent read The book is written with immense passion that only a mother losing grip of her spungem daughter could write.

In statements to the police that he later retracted, Vicious alternately claimed that he’d argued with Nancy, that he wasn’t in the room when she was killed and did not stab her, that he did stab her, and that he was “a dirty dog”. To me she was a goddess. I could live without food or water longer than I’m going to survive with out Nancy.

Warner Brothers employee Noel Monk, who headed the road crew, was determined to keep Sid straight, if only so he’d fulfill his contractual obligations. Provide feedback about this page. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Are they just problem children or is there something else going on Could not put this book down. And I Don’t want to live This live.