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Jesse James has been called a lot of names since his famous cheating scandal and subsequent divorce from Hollywood sweetheart Sandra Bullock. And now the newly engaged James is not only ready for marriage again, but also to tell his side of the story.

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Jesse James' memoir, appropriately titled "American Outlaw," will hit shelves on May 3 and will cover his violent upbringing, failed marriages, addiction and much more.

James tells, "People claim to know everything about me, when they actually know nothing. But once you read this, you will know everything -- the whole story, right here."

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James has also unveiled the book cover, which shows him on an Old West-style "wanted" poster. James explains his book-related choices: "I just wanted [the memoir] to be a good story, a page-turner and hopefully people will see it as that."

Does James' honesty and the book's creative cover make you want to pick it up?

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