• Provides a concise, balanced, unbiased, and up-to-date account of the life of George W. Bush
• Depicts the many sides of the 43rd president, including his personas as the awkward orator, the savvy politician, the self-serving businessman, the man of Christian values, the down-to-earth everyman, and the pompous prince
• Highlights intriguing aspects of Bush's past and personality, including his deep-seated suspicion of intellectuals and a certain cultural divide between Bush, raised in brash, small-town Texas, and his patrician parents, of privileged Northeastern roots
• Contains a helpful chronological timeline: "Important Events in the Life of George W. Bush"
• Includes numerous black-and-white photographs of Geroge W. Bush throughout his career
• Provides a detailed bibliographical essay in addtion to a standard selected biography
An underachiever in an overachieving family, George W. Bush had never held a job for more than a year when he entered the congressional race in Midland, TX in 1978. Bush lost in the general election. Just 22 years later, he was the 43rd President of the United States.