Opinion: Breaking: Sarah Palin book so exciting publisher jumps release date; only 50 days to wait!

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You Sarah Palin fans/haters who thought you had until next spring to buy and then read at least the first part of Sarah Palin’s book need to change your plans. Pronto!

Grab your lawn chair and get down to the local bookstore immediately.


The book is so delicious and revealing -- according to the publisher, who might just have a stake in ginning up excitement over this -- they are moving up the publication date.

“Going Rogue: An American Life” will now go on sale on Nov. 17.

So everyone can get copies as Thanksgiving presents.

Harper publisher Jonathan Burnham says the ex-governor obviously invested herself deeply -- and also quite quickly -- in penning the 400-page volume, and it contains “fascinating details.”

Some of which, no doubt, will not be so fascinating to some within the failed campaign of Arizona Sen. John McCain, who picked her as the first GOP female on a presidential ticket in an obvious bid for the Arctic vote.

Many in the mainstream media will also be eager to see how the Republican hockey mom praises them for their objective portrayals of her -- and, indeed, her entire family -- all last fall.

First stop on the book promotion tour, no doubt: CBS to chat with David L. and Katie C. Harper’s says it’s ordered a whopping advance printing of 1.5 million copies. But that still means that more than 300 million Americans will have to share copies.

Or perhaps they’ll print more.

-- Andrew Malcolm

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