The Notes

The Notes

Ronald Reagan's Private Collection of Stories and Wisdom

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This interesting glimpse into the mind of the 40th president of the U.S. and the writers and thinkers to whom he turned for advice, inspiration, humor and hope includes both Reagan's own original writing as well as his favorite quotations, proverbs and excerpts from speeches, poetry and literature. 200,000 first printing.

Ronald Reagan left behind a legacy that America willnever forget. Now, in this one-of-a-kind collection of his most intimatethoughts, his favorite quotations by others, and his own most collectiblejokes, all culled from a newly disclosed set of personal notecards he keptthroughout his life and career, fans and admirers of the fortieth presidentwill find a unique window of insight into the soul of an American icon. Editedby Douglas Brinkley, editor of #1 NewYork Times bestseller The ReaganDiaries, this indispensible Reagan retrospective is perfect for fathers,graduates, and anyone looking to find inspiration in the thoughts and musingsof a great American leader.

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A glimpse into the mind of the fortieth president and the writers and thinkers to whom he turned for advice, inspiration, humor, and hope includes selections of Reagan's own writings as well as his favorite quotations, proverbs, and excerpts from speeches, poetry, and literature.

Publisher: New York : Harper, 2011
ISBN: 9780062065131
Branch Call Number: 808.882 R228n
Characteristics: xix, 299 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Brinkley, Douglas


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bookfanatic1979 Jul 07, 2011

I was expecting a biographical commentary on how Reagan viewed his life and those around him. What I got amounted to a collection of sound bites. I am in awe of how well-read and well-educated Reagan (or his speech writers) were. So many varied sources come into play with these little snippets.


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