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Sissy Spacek working on memoir for 2012

Actress Sissy Spacek is shown in a scene in the 2008 movie, 'Lake City.' (Photo courtesy of Mark Johnson Productions / Lake City Productions)

January 14, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Oscar winner Sissy Spacek has a memoir in the works tentatively called, 'Barefoot Stories,' according to Hyperion, who is publishing the book.Spacek's book is scheduled to come out in 2012.

The 61-year-old actress won an Academy Award in 1981 for "Coal Miner's Daughter," in which she played country singer Loretta Lynn. She also starred in the horror classic "Carrie."

She was seen last year in "Get Low," with Robert Duvall and Bill Murray.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.