My Father, My President: A Personal Account of the Life of George H. W. Bush, Doro Bush Koch
  • List: $29.98  |  Sale: $20.99
    Club: $14.99
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share

Details

My Father, My President: A Personal Account of the Life of George H. W. Bush

Author: Doro Bush Koch

Narrator: Marianne Fraulo

Unabridged: 25 hr 18 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Hachette Audio

Published: 10/22/2013

Genre: Biography & Autobiography - Presidents & Heads Of State

Synopsis

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.

Recommended

The United States of Trump How the President Really Sees America, Bill O'Reilly
The United States of Trump
by Bill O'Reilly

List: $19.99

Sale: $13.99

Club: $9.99

Narrator: Bill O'Reilly
Published: 09/24/2019

Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, Jon Meacham
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
by Jon Meacham

List: $27.50

Sale: $19.25

Club: $13.75

Narrator: Edward Herrmann
Published: 11/13/2012

Destiny of the Republic A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President, Candice Millard
Destiny of the Republic
by Candice Millard

List: $20.00

Sale: $14.00

Club: $10.00

Narrator: Paul Michael
Published: 09/20/2011

American Ulysses A Life of Ulysses S. Grant, Ronald C. White
American Ulysses
by Ronald C. White

List: $14.99

Sale: $10.50

Club: $7.49

Narrator: Arthur Morey
Published: 10/04/2016

Truman, David McCullough
Truman
by David McCullough

List: $99.95

Sale: $69.97

Club: $49.97

Narrator: Nelson Runger,David McCullough
Published: 03/08/2011

Grant, Ron Chernow
Grant
by Ron Chernow

List: $40.00

Sale: $28.00

Club: $20.00

Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Published: 10/10/2017

Washington A Life, Ron Chernow
Washington
by Ron Chernow

List: $40.00

Sale: $28.00

Club: $20.00

Narrator: Scott Brick,Edward Herrmann
Published: 10/05/2010

Decision Points, George W. Bush
Decision Points
by George W. Bush

List: $25.00

Sale: $17.50

Club: $12.50

Narrator: Ron McLarty,George W. Bush
Published: 11/09/2010

Mornings on Horseback, David McCullough
Mornings on Horseback
by David McCullough

List: $39.95

Sale: $27.97

Club: $19.97

Narrator: Nelson Runger
Published: 01/04/2011
{"id":"362842","ean":"9781478979418","abr":"Unabridged","title":"My Father, My President: A Personal Account of the Life of George H. W. Bush","subtitle":"A Personal Account of the Life of George H. W. Bush","author":"Doro Bush Koch","rating_average":"3.8","narrator":"Marianne Fraulo","ubr_id":"362842","abr_id":"205592","ubr_price":"29.98","abr_price":"14.98","ubr_memprice":"19.49","abr_memprice":"9.74","ubr_narrator":"Marianne Fraulo","abr_narrator":"Doro Bush Koch","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 25 hr","abr_length":"Abridged: 6 hr"}