Amazon launches early order discount offer for Rod Blagojevich Book

The most comprehensive look to date at the life of a twice-elected public official in the notoriously complicated world of Illinois politics.”

— Product description for "The Governor"

Ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich's tell-all, The Governor, isn't due out until Sept. 8. But Amazon.com is offering readers $8.48 off the hardcover price for ordering early.

The product description for the 352-page book aims to entice readers with "the most comprehensive look to date at the life of a twice-elected public official in the notoriously complicated world of Illinois politics. ...

"We follow the governor as he is awakened early one morning -- his young daughter sleeping peacefully beside him -- and unceremoniously arrested by FBI agents without knowing the charges being brought against him. We see the harsh glare of the spotlight, the media whirlwind already staking out his home and family, rushing to judgment before even the governor himself knew what crimes he'd been accused of committing."

A book written by former Gov. Rod Blagojevich about the scandal that rocked, then ended, his time in office is set for sale starting in September.

"The Governor" is set for release just after Labor Day, said Blagojevich spokesman Glenn Selig. And Amazon.com shows a for-sale date of Sept. 8.

Blagojevich wrote the book for what Selig has called a "six-figure" deal as he prepares his legal defense against federal corruption charges. Selig said the book is complete.

Anyone with around 25-dollars will be able to read-up on what former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has been up to these past few months.

The impeached and indicted Governor's book is due out in early September.

Blagojevich's publicist says the book titled "The Governor" will hit shelves September 8th, it'll sell for just under 25-dollars.

An ad for the book appeared in this weekend's New York Times Review.

The ad says the book will provide the "truth behind the political scandal that continues to rock the nation." Blagojevich said he started working on the 256-page book soon after he was removed from office earlier his year.