Michael Brewer is shown in this photo as he is booked into jail in West Palm Beach, Fla.
In 2008, he received probation after he was found drunk outside a Riverside County restaurant.
Much like childhood letters, Apple's songs often said what bled from her life-inflicted wounds.
Recording sessions began in 2002, at in Nashville, Tennessee, but later moved to the in Los Angeles.
She had walked home from school, and she figures the man must have followed her.
At age 12 Apple was raped outside her mother's Manhattan apartment.