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My Father, My President

A Personal Account of the Life of George H. W. Bush

by Doro Bush Koch

My Father, My President
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  • Published in USA  Oct 2006
    608 pages
    Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

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As president, he oversaw the end of the Cold War and helped liberate Kuwait from Saddam Hussein's forces. As the U.S. Liaison to China, he held tenure during communist rule under Mao, and as Ambassador to the United Nations, he forged relations around the world. From his days as a young Texas congressman to witnessing his son become the current president, George H. W. Bush has played a major role on the world stage for decades and continues to as elder statesman. Now, using events from his life, the former president's only daughter examines how her father confronted challenges, how he responded to crises, and how he kept his humor and personality through it all.

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"The Bush clan ethos Koch celebrates—"family and friends always came first"— pays scant attention to public priorities." - PW
"Former President Bush himself encouraged his daughter to write this memoir, which blends family frolics with insights from Bill Clinton, Colin Powell, et al." - Library Journal

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