In the book titled “Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose“, Mr. Biden will reflect on the his son Beau Biden’s yearlong battle with brain cancer and death in 2015, The New York Times reported.
Biden’s book, titled “Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and objective”, chronicles the year in which his son, Beau, battled brain cancer while Biden weighed whether or not to run for president in the 2016 election.
The website, joebidenbook.com, touts the memoir as “not just a recounting by a politician, “Promise Me, Dad” is a personal story from a father, grandfather, husband, and friend as he confronts the inevitability of devastating personal loss, while trying to balance his duty to his family and his country”.
The former US senator from DE and vice president under Barack Obama is scheduled to appear at the Michigan Theater on December 13 as part of his “American Promise Tour”.
Along with a slate of 600-plus novelists, poets and journalists appearing at the literary festival, marquee authors will include former vice president Joe Biden, author and 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom victor Isabel Allende, Obama White House photographer Pete Souza and Miami-raised Obama inauguration poet Richard Blanco.
The book will be published with Flatiron Books of NY. Never far away was the insistent question of whether he should seek the presidency in 2016.
“It’s pretty special to have a vice president in the house”, he said, adding that Proctors had been in touch with Biden’s representatives for some time before recently receiving confirmation of his visit.
He added: “I’m looking forward to talking with people all over the country on this book tour, not only about my experiences but about how much we have in common and what we can do together to continue to build on the great promise of America”.
Tickets go on sale to the public for the November 19 appearance on July 28.
The 19-city nationwide American Promise Tour will launch on November 13, and includes a stop at Nantucket’s Mary P. Walker Auditorium on Saturday, November 25 at 5 pm.