Ronald Reagan Our 40th President

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Ronald Reagan Our 40th President

Format:  Paperback,

164 pages

Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services

Publish Date: Mar 2012

ISBN-13: 9781596987951

ISBN-10: 1596987952

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Ronald Reagan is a revered and popular president who inspired America and shaped the future more than any other modern president. Written by the author of the national bestseller "Forrest Gump, " this is the first book about the Great Communicator written especially for young adults.

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Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Publish Date: Mar 2012
ISBN-13: 9781596987951
ISBN-10: 1596987952
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 164
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.55
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.0 x 0.7 x 8.9
Walmart No.: 9781596987951

Chapter outline

Welcome to the White House, Mr. Presidentp. 1
The Boy from Tampicop. 9
Joe Collegep. 17
On the Airp. 27
There's No Business like Show Businessp. 37
Lieutenant Reagan, U.S. Armyp. 47
The Political Conversion of Ronald Reaganp. 57
A Reversal of Fortunesp. 67
The New Sunp. 75
Mister Presidentp. 87
A Blink between Life and Deathp. 97
Star Wars and the Evil Empirep. 107
Changing the Rules of the Gamep. 119
Then I Was Gonep. 129
The Last Stand on Earthp. 141
Reader's Guidep. 149
Bibliographyp. 153
Indexp. 155

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From the Author of Forest Gump

Ronald Reagan: Our 40th President

He was one of America’s true greats. As president, he changed the world, developing a successful strategy for defeating Communism, toppling the Soviet Union, and liberating Eastern Europe (while hardly firing a shot). And just as important, he restored an America that had found itself mired in a malaise of falling living standards, moral decay, and what seemed like inevitable decline.

Though he was our oldest president, Reagan acted as a tonic, rejuvenating America’s economy, restoring her confidence, and attracting a majority of young voters won over by his vision of making America once again a shining city on a hill.

In this superlative biography for young adults, bestselling author Winston Groom—author of Forrest Gump—gives us the full Reagan, from his Midwestern American boyhood, to his early career as a radio sports announcer, to his days as a Hollywood star and his extraordinary political career as a union leader, governor of California, and president of the United States.

Covering the gamut of Reagan’s dramatic life, Ronald Reagan: Our 40th President is essential reading, as inspiring as its subject.

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