Steve Jobs, seen here in 1998, will be the subject of a tell-all memoir by… (Associated Press )
Think of all the stupid things you did in high school. Now be glad you didn't become famous enough to merit a book by your ex-girlfriend or boyfriend.
Steve Jobs, on the other hand, isn't so lucky.
Chrisann Brennan, Jobs' high school sweetheart — and the mother of his first child — is looking to cash in on her brush with someone else's fame by penning a memoir of her time with the Apple co-founder.
According to publisher St. Martin’s Press, Brennan’s book will cover a wide range of subjects, including "Jobs’ enormous appeal, energy and drive, as well as his developing ambition and ruthlessness in business and personal dealings."
Wow. Who knew?
Brennan is currently a painter in the Bay Area. She and Jobs met in 1972 at Homestead High School in Cupertino, where he was a senior and she a junior.
They lived in a cabin during their first summer together, meditating and going to lectures (which highlights Jobs' smooth way with the ladies).
Brennan gave birth to a daughter, Lisa, at the age of 23. That same year, Apple began developing a personal computer, the Lisa, intended for business users.
Jobs initially denied paternity of Brennan's daughter — he insisted he was sterile — but later owned up to it and developed a closer relationship with her.
All I know is that I'm happy to keep my own high school history under wraps. Does the world really need to see me as a Dungeons & Dragons-playing dweeb?
I don't think so.