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Phelps' mother writes memoir

Updated: April 7, 2009, 1:31 PM ET
Associated Press

Debbie Phelps got plenty of face time during the Olympics. Now, in the wake of her son winning eight gold medals at the Beijing Games, she's putting out her own book to relate the experiences of a single mother raising three kids, one of whom turned out to be the greatest swimmer ever.

"A Mother For All Seasons" hits the shelves Tuesday, and Michael Phelps' mom even touches on the embarrassment of her son being photographed apparently inhaling from a marijuana pipe after his Olympic triumph.

"Yes, ...

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