April 10, 2013
DAVID AXELROD BOOK DEAL -- Release from Penguin Press: 'Ann Godoff, President and Editor-in-Chief of The Penguin Press, ... announced the acquisition of the memoir of David Axelrod ... The deal ... was made with Robert Barnett at Williams & Connolly. ... Axelrod said, 'From the day I sat on a mailbox as an awestruck five-year old, watching John F. Kennedy inspire and challenge my neighbors, to the final, emotional rally of Barack Obama's political career, I have taken an extraordinary journey, filled with rich history and unforgettable characters.' ... Axelrod will write a personal biography of his professional life, from his years as a young newspaperman in Chicago, through his decades as a political strategist ... and finally through his 20-year friendship with Barack Obama ... Publication is slated for Fall 2014.'
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