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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (64 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Peter Hilleren, Scott Dikkers Narrator: Peter Hilleren, Scott Dikkers Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In Destined for Destiny, George W. Bush offers listeners an intimate, plainspoken, and often endurable look at the character-shaping achievements that led to his inevitable rise to the office of President of the United States.

Speaking from the heart, not from the brain, this legendary Commander in Chief takes us on a journey through his momentous life, including his hardscrabble beginnings as the child of West Texas oil millionaires, the remarkable academic performance that earned him entry into the finest East Coast schools, and his proud service to the country as an occasional member of the National Guard some time around 1972 or 1973.

The great man we meet here displays his mother's steely resolve and vindictive temper, his father's keen mastery of language, and his own unique gift of deciding.

His gripping life story deepens when a faith in God hits him one day "like a bottle of Jack on an empty stomach," and he has an encounter with the Prince of Peace that sets George W. Bush on a path to become the greatest war President in modern history.

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  • “Underscore unauthorized. Dikkers, founder and editor in chief of the satirical publication the Onion, and Hilleren, former public radio producer, joined to craft this humorous look at the life of President George W. Bush, as if penned by the forty-third president himself… Bush detractors will find this book hilarious; his fans will be apoplectic.”  

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  • “This has to be one of the funniest books of the year…The rendition here is spotless, vocally depicting all Mr. Presidents mannerisms, and even includes a few choice speeches.” 

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Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Melea | 5/30/2013

    " Short and snarky. A fun book. I did have to put it down periodically because it would get a little much. Nevertheless, it is what is expected from The Onion staff. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jennifer | 2/15/2013

    " The writers from the Onion have done it again. This book is sofunny. Just a funny read. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Tim | 9/5/2011

    " Dumb, but good entertainment. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Jen | 4/10/2011

    " A pretty decent anti-bush book. "

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