Published nearly a decade after Morrison's death by journalist Jerry Hopkinsthe first draft was written solely by Hopkins, based on an extensive interview with Morrison. But attempts to find a publisher, during the years when the Doors were no longer popular, met with rejections from all major publishers. Ten years later, the second version of the manuscript, with additional, sensationalistic content  added by Danny Sugermanis the one that made it into publication.
Taking its title from the Doors song " Five to One ", the book is divided into three sections: The Bow is Drawn, The Arrow Flies and The Arrow Fallsfor the early years of Morrison's life, his rise to fame with the Doors, and then his final years and death. A companion video was made featuring interviews with the surviving members of The Doors, Hopkins, Sugerman and Paul Rothchild among others. It includes some Part 2 - W.J. Henze* - No One Here Gets Out Alive footage and was the first video released by the band.
It helped rekindle interest in the Doors by allowing fans that were Jerusalem - Angelica Camm - Angelica Camm young or unable to remember, to see The Doors in action.
The book's publication, following the release of Morrison's posthumous spoken word album with music by The Doors An American Prayerthe prominent use of Doors music on the soundtrack for the film Apocalypse Nowand the release of the band's Greatest Hits album, all combined to bring the Doors and Morrison back into the popular culture again.
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