FREEHOLD - Bruce Springsteen launched his book tour Tuesday morningĀ in Monmouth County.

Springsteen marked the launch of his autobiography "Born to Run" at the Barnes & Noble in Freehold.

Tickets were sold out and fans receivedĀ a signed copy of the book.

In the book, Springsteen remembers his childhood in New Jersey, his rise to superstardom and personal struggles that inspired songs such as "Born to Run" and "Thunder Road."

Springsteen's book tour will also stop in New York; Philadelphia; Seattle; Los Angeles; San Francisco; Cambridge, Massachusetts; and Portland, Oregon.