Sunday, February 22, 2009

Book Deal Announced for Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza Rice, former Secretary of State, has signed a three book deal with Crown. According to AP, the trio of books will begin with a memoir that focuses on her years in the Bush administration. The book will be published in 2011.
“Rice will combine candid narrative and acute analysis to tell the story of her time in the White House and as America’s top diplomat, and her role in protecting American security and shaping foreign policy during the extraordinary period from 2001-2009,” according to a statement issued Sunday by Crown, a division of Random House Inc. Crown also published then-Sen. Barack Obama’s “The Audacity of Hope.”
Also included in the deal: a Rice family memoir and a book for young adults. AP said the deal is worth $2.5 million.


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