A Call To Service
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, December 21, 2003. Limited Edition, #1066 / 1550. Maroon leather over boards with titling in gilt on the spine and a bugle motif inside a matching gilt border on the front / back cover. Burnt umber, silk, moire endpapers. SIGNED "John Kerry" on publisher's colophon page, all gilt edges, matching satin book mark. Includes 8 pp. of color photographs and multiple B&W photos throughout. Includes publishers CoA and descriptive ephemera. This copy is crisp and tight, apparently unread. Attractive addition to any presidential bookshelf.
John Forbes Kerry (b. 1943) previously served as the 68th United States Secretary of State from 2013 to 2017. An attorney and former naval officer, Kerry first drew public attention as a decorated Vietnam veteran turned anti-war activist. He went on to serve as a prosecutor and as Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, before serving as United States Senator from Massachusetts from 1985 to 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the Democratic nominee for President of the United States in the 2004 election, which he lost to incumbent President George W. Bush and lost the popular vote as well. He is an currently serving as the United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate. Near as new. Item #2484
"In pursuing every part of my energy pan,I also want to rethink federal programs and investments, many of which are layered like the fossil remains of earlier phases of national energy policy." (p 170).