My father, my president: a personal account of the life of George H.W. Bush

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'My Father, My President' takes a fascinating look at the life of former United States President George Bush. The book, written by his only daughter, Doro Bush Koch, is filled with personal stories, family memories and never-before-seen photos.
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Full title my father my president a personal account of the life of george h w bush
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display_description When George H. W. Bush asked Doro to write this memoir, she contacted hundreds of his friends and associates; conducted scores of interviews with dignitaries including Bill Clinton, Mikhail Gorbachev, and General Colin Powell; tapped the memories of family members, including her mother, her four brothers, and of course, her father himself; and collected information from the former president's never-before-released files. "Now for the first time, a complete portrait of George H. W. Bush emerges. Doro reveals her father as a young man courting his future wife, Barbara, and how the death of their first daughter brought them closer. Doro tells how they raised five children through much of her father's long and storied career in public service, and offers details about this tenures as head of the Republication National Committee during Watergate, ambassador to the U.N., America's liaison to China, and vice president for eight years under Ronald Reagan.""Doro also provides an insider's look at how the 41st president dealt with crises and challenges, all while keeping his humor and personality intact, and how he still does so while aiding victims of the 2004 tsunami and Hurricane Katrina. She shows how he felt when two of his sons entered politics - and when his eldest made it to the top - and sheds new light on his friendship with former rival Bill Clinton."--BOOK JACKET.
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subject_facet Bush, George, -- 1924-, Bush, George, -- 1924- -- Family, Children of presidents -- United States -- Biography, Daughters -- United States -- Biography, Koch, Doro Bush, -- 1959-, Presidents -- United States -- Biography
title_display My father, my president : a personal account of the life of George H.W. Bush
title_full My Father, My President A Personal Account of the Life of George H. W. Bush, My father, my president : a personal account of the life of George H.W. Bush / Doro Bush Koch
title_short My father, my president :
title_sub a personal account of the life of George H.W. Bush
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Bush, George, Children of presidents, Daughters, Family, History, Koch, Doro Bush, Nonfiction, Politics, Presidents