Former president to sign copies of November release
On Nov. 9, 2010, the memoirs of the 43rd President of the United States, titled "Decision Points," will go on sale. While the standard copies are set to sell for $35, a copy of the limited, deluxe edition can be yours - for $412 (CDN).
Every copy of the limited, deluxe edition of "Decision Points" will be hand signed by the former President, according to information provided by the publisher. The hardcover books will also "be printed on high-quality, acid-free paper and bound in a full cloth case with foil stamping. In addition, the book will have a ribbon marker and a special color photo frontispiece not found in the regular hardcover edition of Decision Points. Each book is individually hand numbered, packed into slipcases, and shrinkwrapped."
The biography is to run 400 pages, according to the current listing.
"In gripping, never-before-heard detail, President Bush brings readers inside the Texas Governor's Mansion on the night of the hotly contested 2000 election; aboard Air Force One on 9/11, in the hours after America's most devastating attack since Pearl Harbor; at the head of the table in the Situation Room in the moments before launching the war in Iraq; and behind the Oval Office desk for his historic and controversial decisions on the financial crisis, Hurricane Katrina, Afghanistan, Iran, and other issues that have shaped the first decade of the 21st century.
"President Bush writes honestly and directly about his flaws and mistakes, as well as his accomplishments reforming education, treating HIV/AIDS in Africa, and safeguarding the country amid chilling warnings of additional terrorist attacks. He also offers intimate new details on his decision to quit drinking, discovery of faith, and relationship with his family.
Orders for the book can now be placed at: www.randomhouse.com.
As of Wednesday, Amazon.ca was offering the title at a discounted rate of $258.32 (CDN) while Chapters.indigo.ca was offering the title at $271.92, or $258.32 for iRewards members.