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Title:
George W. Bush
Author:
Wukovits, John F., 1944-
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Publication Information:
San Diego, Calif. : Lucent Books, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
112 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Profiles the life of the Texas governor, including his childhood, education, involvement in the military, personal life, business and outside interests, and campaign for the 2000 Republican presidential nomination.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 9.5 5.0 51516.
ISBN:
9781560066934
Format :
Book

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Profiles the life of the Texas governor, including his childhood, education, involvement in the military, personal life, business and outside interests, and campaign for the 2000 Republican presidential nomination.


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Gr 5-7-Drawing heavily on previously published books and periodical articles, this biography traces Bush's life from his birth through the New Hampshire and Michigan primaries earlier this year. Wukovits examines the controversies that have surrounded Bush's presidential candidacy, such as his appointment to the Texas Air National Guard, the rumors of his drinking and drug use, and questions about his rapid rise to political power. The author explains how the prominence and political power of the Bush family was both a help and hindrance to George W. Wukovits uses numerous quotes from the subject and his family as well as from friends and political opponents. He also includes sidebars with longer excerpts from books and other published material. Average-quality, black-and-white photos add little to the text. This is a readable biography that would serve interested readers or report writers. However, most libraries may wish to wait for forthcoming books that will include the results of the upcoming election, when it will become clear if Bush will remain a newsworthy figure.-Mary Mueller, Rolla Junior High School, MO (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.