George Bush: The Life of a Lone Star Yankee (American Presidents)
- Publish Date: 2000-12-02
- Binding: Paperback
In the first full biography of the former president, award-winning historian and biographer Herbert S. Parmet draws from George Bushs personal papers to look at the man who led America through the end of the Cold War. Enriched by access to Bushs private diaries, the book provides an intimate portrait of the forty-first president, and corrects many long-held misconceptions about him.
Parmet shows George Bush within the context of a half century of American life and politics, at a time when great changes swept the nation. Parmet traces Bushs life from his New England youth, through World War II; from his leadership of the CIA, through his vice presidency and presidency, through his loss of the 1992 presidential election to Bill Clinton.This book will be of interest to readers of politics and political biographies.