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The man I knew : the amazing story of George H.W. Bush's post-presidency / Jean Becker.

Becker, Jean, 1956- (author.).

Available copies

  • 5 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Attica PL - Attica 973.928 BEC (Text) 74231000124763 Adult Nonfiction In process -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 928 BUSH GEORGE H.W. (Text) 34706001712563 Non-Fiction 900-999 Checked out 07/09/2021
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville 973.928 BECKER (Text) 78321000032623 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver BIO BUSH BECKER (Text) 34304001000948 Adult - Biography Available -
Fortville-Vernon Twp PL - Fortville 973.928 BEC (Text) 38301000043298 New Books Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown 973.9280 BECK (Text) 39213000934061 New Adult Nonfiction Available -
North Madison Co PL - Ralph E. Hazelbaker Library (Summitville) 973.928 BEC (Text) 30419300560281 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield *921 Bush (Text) 31208913245017 new non-fiction Checked out 07/01/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781538735305
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 336 pages, [16] pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Twelve, [2021]

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Summary, etc.:
"As chief of staff, Jean Becker had a ringside seat to the never-boring story of George Herbert Walker Bush's life post-presidency, including being at his side when he died and subsequently facing the challenge-and great honor-of being in charge of his state funeral. Full of heart and wisdom, THE MAN I KNEW is a vibrant behind-the-scenes look into the ups and downs of heading up the office of a former president by one of the people who knew him best. This book tells the story of how, after his devastating loss to Bill Clinton in 1992, President George H.W. Bush rebuilt his life, found a way to make a difference, and how, by the time he died in November 2018, was revered by his country and the world. Bush's post-presidency journey was filled with determination, courage, love, hope, humor, fun, and big ideas. He became best friends with the man who defeated him; developed the odd habit of jumping out of airplanes; and learned how to adjust to life in a wheelchair, after having lived most of his life as a high-energy athlete. He joyously saw two sons become governors of their states, one of whom would go one to become President of the United States. What happens when you go almost overnight from being the most important and powerful person in the world to a private citizen? THE MAN I KNEW tells just such a story, of one man's humble journey from president to man of the people"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Bush, George, 1924-2018
Ex-presidents > United States > Biography.
Presidents > Retirement > United States.
Bush, George, 1924-2018 > Friends and associates.
United States > Politics and government > 1989-
Houston (Tex.) > Biography.
Becker, Jean, 1956?-

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