First Edition of Heartbeat: George Bush In His Own Words; Inscribed by Him
Heartbeat: George Bush In His Own Words.
Bush, George; Edited by Jim McGrath.$400.00
Item Number: 62043
New York: Scribner, 2001.
First edition of this collection of excerpts from President Bush’s speeches and other writings. Octavo, original half cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Inscribed by George Bush on the title page. Compiled and edited by Jim McGrath. Introduction by Barbara Bush.
Heartbeat: George Bush In His Own Words is a collection of excerpts from the former president's speeches and other writings, "Heartbeat" reveals the basic ideals and beliefs that have served George H. W. Bush throughout his public and private life. He speaks often of what he calls "heartbeat." It is a simple word -- a code word -- referring to personal bedrock values concerning service, duty, honor, friends, faith, and particularly family.