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ALL THE BEST **Signed By George H. W. Bush**

George Bush

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ISBN 10: 068483958X / ISBN 13: 9780684839585
Editorial: Scribner, NY, 1999
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Richard Vick, Modern First Editions (Coral Springs, FL, Estados Unidos de America)

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***** This is the true first edition, first printing (with "1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" stated on the copyright page). This book is SIGNED by the author (George Bush) on the title page ("All the best / George Bush"). Mr. Bush has not inscribed this book to anyone; it is just signed by him as noted above). ***** Very nice hardcover with dust jacket. There is NO writing, NO bookplates, and NO remainder marks. It is NOT a book club edition and NOT a former library book. The dust jacket is NOT price-clipped ($30.00). ***** CONDITION: Both the book and the dust jacket are in FINE condition. We include new mylar (clear) dust jacket protectors with all books at no extra charge. ***** OUR GUARANTEE TO YOU: All books are guaranteed to be as described. We believe that no sale is complete until you are happy. Any book is returnable for a full refund (including postage) if you're not 100% satisfied. Thank you! Richard Vick, Modern First Editions (Buying and Selling Modern First Editions since 1982). N° de ref. de la librería 1284

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Título: ALL THE BEST **Signed By George H. W. Bush**

Editorial: Scribner, NY

Año de publicación: 1999

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: First Edition.

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One of the most private presidents since "Silent Cal" Coolidge shares his life in correspondence, diary entries, memos, and other writings, from his letter home as an eighteen-year-old Navy pilot during World War II to one written to his children on the eve of Desert Storm.

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In lieu of a memoir, All the Best, George Bush collects correspondence and diary entries from the former U.S. president to show, as he says, "what my own heartbeat is, what my values are, what has motivated me in life." The letters begin in 1942--when, fresh out of high school, Bush volunteered for U.S. Navy flight school--and continue to the brink of the 21st century, as the retired chief executive worries about the Melissa virus infecting his office's server and keeping his visiting grandchildren in line. ("I realize," he muses, "Keep the freezer door closed from now on and I mean it lacks the rhetorical depth of This will not stand or Read my lips.") All the Best hits all the highlights of Bush's career, from the Texas oil business to his role as ambassador to China, then CIA director, vice president under Ronald Reagan, and finally president himself. Along the way, he reveals a personality that is at turns compassionate, respectful, silly, doting, and resolute--a man for whom being a father and a grandfather matters as much as, and maybe even more than, being leader of the free world. Fans and detractors alike will find in All the Best an intimate human portrait that offers as sure a self-definition of Bush's personal life as A World Transformed did his presidential career.

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