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Barbara Bush: A Memoir

Bush, Barbara

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ISBN 10: 0025196359 / ISBN 13: 9780025196353
Published by Scribner, Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A., 1994
Condition: As New Hardcover
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First Printing 10 number line10 through 1, signed by author on title page, 575 pages, book is as new, clean and tight, no markings, black and white photos throughout book, purple end covers, purple boards with gold letters on front blue cloth spine with silver lettering. very tight and clean book. Jacket price clipped. Bookseller Inventory # 000171

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Title: Barbara Bush: A Memoir

Publisher: Scribner, Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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The former First Lady recounts the exciting and often poignant events in her life, from her secret engagement to George Bush, to the loss of her three-year-old daughter to leukemia, to daily life at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

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Politics aside, people worldwide have come to admire Barbara Bush's wit, candor and compassion, as well as her unswerving devotion to her husband and children. Now, she gives listeners a very private look at a life she lived in the public eye for more than 25 years. With the contemporary American history as the backdrop, Mrs. Bush remembers the experiences that led to the White House, from growing up in Rye, New York and meeting George Bush, through life as a young bride and mother and the almost unbearable pain of losing a child. She talks candidly about her years in public life in Washington, New York and China, and describes her role as the wife of the Vice President, culminating in the climactic White House years. Drawing upon excerpts from the diary she has compiled for more than 30 years, Mrs. Bush takes us behind the scenes of the Persian Gulf conflict and the end of the Cold War, and introduces us to the world leaders and their spouses with whom she has developed friendships over the years. She also talks about both the Bushes' struggle to overcome Graves Disease, the disappointment of the 1992 Presidential campaign and the joys of rediscovering private life, and tells us why she threw so much of her energy and compassion behind the important cause of making America more literate. Filled with the funny, often self-deprecating and occasionally touching anecdotes for which she is well-known, Mrs. Bush's memoir will charm her millions of admirers and earn her many more.

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