George Bush

George Bush

The Life of A Lone Star Yankee

Book - 1997
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The only comprehensive biography of our 41st president -- written by a noted historian who has had exclusive access to George Bush's never-before-seen personal letters and career-long journal entries.

A Connecticut senator's son, George Bush parlayed an aristocratic upbringing and heroic service in World War Il into a successful entrepreneurship in Texas oil and a political career that took him all the way to the White House.

Expected to carry Ronald Reagan's torch, Bush was elected president by a wide margin in 1988. But few could have predicted that the nature of Republicanism would change, moving the party to the far right and costing Bush his 1992 reelection bid.

Parmet is the only biographer to gain complete access to Bush's personal papers and correspondence, including diary entries written during the Nixon Watergate investigations, when Bush was chairman of the Republican National Committee, and during the Gulf War. Parmet's exclusive access resulted in stunning insights into the complex, still-evolving man who was arguably the best-qualified candidate ever to win the presidency, having served in Congress, as ambassador t

Publisher: New York : Scribner, c1997.
ISBN: 9780684194523
Characteristics: 576 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.


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