• All the Best, George Bush

  • My Life in Letters and Other Writings
  • By: George Bush
  • Narrated by: George Bush, Barbara Bush
  • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 14-04-00
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
  • 3 out of 5 stars 3.0 (2 ratings)

Summary

Former president George Bush has no plans to write his autobiography, so this collection of letters, diary entries, and memos, plus his commentary, fills that void. The volume includes letters from Bush to his parents during World War II, a love letter to wife Barbara, letters to his children (written just before Richard Nixon's resignation and at the beginning of Desert Storm), and many more. They offer insights into Bush's career, from the Navy to the oil business, and his political life: two terms in Congress, an ambassadorship to the U.N., his tenure with the Central Intelligence Agency, the vice presidency, the presidency, and the post-presidency. As the Bushes continue to emerge as a major political family, this portrait of its unassuming patriarch is timely and important, offering an intimate look at one of America's most private public figures.
©1999 George H.W. Bush, All Rights Reserved (P)1999 Simon & Schuster Inc., All Rights Reserved
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5 out of 5 stars
By Karen on 13-04-05

It's the best

I absolutely loved this audiobook. It showed the real George Bush ... the kind, moral, human guy who was our president for four short years. I laughed at his innocence in his first letters and cried when his little Robin died. I laughed again at the end, hearing about his life as an average guy, gousing at the grandkids for leaving the freezer door ajar and melting all the ice cream. I came away with a new understanding and deeper respect for him. After listening to the audiobook, I had to go to the book store and buy the book just to have it in my library. I would recommend it to anybody.

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5 out of 5 stars
By A. M. on 27-11-17

The right man for the right job at the right time

We were very fortunate to have had George HW Bush as our president. History is just now starting to recognize that truth. So much could have gone wrong in this world if not for the wisdom and humility of this man. I doubt we'll see another like him in our lifetime. It seems as if American values have changed...

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