George W Bush Working on a Bio of His Father

His paintings made news worldwide, but it turns out former President George W. Bush has been working on another, highly personal project since leaving the White House: He has completed a biography of his father, former President George H.W. Bush.
Crown Publishers told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the book, currently untitled, will be released November 11. In 2010, Crown published the younger Bush’s memoir, “Decision Points.”
“George H.W. Bush is a great servant, statesman, and father,” George W. Bush said in a statement issued by Crown. “I loved writing the story of his life, and I hope others enjoy reading it.”
The book will cover the elder Bush’s life and his influence on his son, from George W.’s “childhood in West Texas to campaign trips with his father, and from his decision to go into politics to his own two-term presidency.” “As the only father and son to each have served as US President since John and John Quincy Adams, George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush occupy a unique position,” Mavjee said.
The relationship between the two presidents has long fascinated scholars, political insiders and the general public. Many have speculated that the younger Bush felt competitive with his father, driven to surpass him and to gain his approval. The book is expected to be around 300 pages. Although Bush had assistance with research, he wrote the book himself.
George H.W. Bush, who turned 90 in June, was defeated in 1992 by Bill Clinton, but his stature has grown. Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer, is also working on a Bush book.
The elder Bush is one of the few presidents in modern times not to have written a memoir. His books include “All the Best: My Life in Letters and Other Writings” and “A World Transformed,” a collaboration with former National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft.


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