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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.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethel Public Library NEW B BUSH (Text to phone) 34030148197368 Adult New Biography Available -
Brookfield Library 921/BUSH (Text to phone) 34029149131640 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Derby Public Library B BUS (Text to phone) 34047150120716 Adult New Biography Available -
Hagaman Memorial Library - East Haven BIO BUSH Becker (Text to phone) 31953145370329 Adult Biography Large Type In process -
Howard Whittemore Library - Naugatuck B BUSH, GEORGE BEC (Text to phone) 34027150962549 Adult New Biography Checked out 08/03/2021
Kent Library Association - Kent B BUS (Text to phone) 33410147732137 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Kent Memorial Library - Suffield NEW 973.928 BUSH (Text to phone) 32518147382363 Adult Nonfiction Available -
New Milford Public Library On Order (Text to phone) acq1092050 Acquisitions On order -
Oliver Wolcott Library - Litchfield B BUSH (Text to phone) 36123148061102 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 08/09/2021
Ridgefield Library B BUSH (Text to phone) 34010150293420 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 08/07/2021
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"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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