Prince Harry’s “Backup”, the memoir that tells it all, has been flying off the shelves since its highly anticipated release.
First-day sales of the controversial book exceeded 1.4 million copies, according to publishing company Penguin Random House.
Harry’s book is written to give readers an inside look at his personal life as it begins about Harry’s long-simmering resentment for the royal “backup” role overshadowed by his mother’s death in 1997 and the “heir” – the older brother Prince. William.
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She described arguments and a physical argument with William, explained how she lost her virginity, and admitted to using illegal drugs.
Sales for “Spare” Includes hardcover, audiobook, and e-book editions sold worldwide, including in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
“‘Spare’s first full day of sales represents the highest total of first-day sales for any nonfiction book published by Penguin Random House, the world’s largest commercial publisher,” the publisher told People.
Gina Centrello, president and publisher of Random House Group, said the Duke of Sussex’s memoir “is the story of someone we thought we already knew, but now we can truly understand Prince Harry in his own words.” Statement, according to the Associated Press.
The book’s global release date was January 1. It is priced at $10 and $36 in the United States.
Since Harry and his wife Meghan Markle Announcing that they are “stepping back” as senior members of the royal family, the duo is releasing several public projects while opposing the monarchy.
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In 2021, they spoke with Oprah Winfrey about their decision to break up in an interview that was viewed by nearly 50 million people worldwide.
Harry and Markle premiered a documentary series that tells it all on Netflix on December 1. 8, 2022.
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The release of “Spare” came like a dark cloud over the king’s upcoming coronation in May. Harry’s father became king upon his mother’s death. Queen Elizabeth IIthat September 8. Britain’s longest-reigning monarch was 96 years old.
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Royal commentator Jonathan Sacerdoti told Fox News Digital that the royal family were said to be “pretty angry” at Harry’s recent actions. He noted that King Charles’s reaction was evident when he recently changed the procedures at his coronation.
“Even if Harry and Meghan were invited, they’re expected to find a polite way of not participating after all the trouble they’ve caused,” he said. “But its behavior can never be fully predicted. … [The royals] You have to act carefully. … By not reacting in public, they at least leave open the possibility of things calming down. This allows conversations to take place that may allow for some kind of compromise in the future.”
Stephanie Nolasco of Fox News Digital and The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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