This fall, Rush Limbaugh’s first book in more than twenty years will be available in bookstores.
Called “Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims: Time-Travel Adventures with Exceptional Americans,” the book, which rocketed to No. 1 at Amazon within hours of the announcement, is designed for young people, but Limbaugh stressed it will appeal to patriotic Americans of all ages.
“For twenty years, people have been urging me to write a new book,” Rush Limbaugh said at the top of his radio show on Thursday afternoon.
He explained that he’d fended off all such entreaties, even when they came from the late author Vince Flynn, who’d pushed Limbaugh to put out a collection of his monologues.
“But I’ve been there and done that,” Limbaugh said. “I’ve done the conservative manifestos and other people have, too.
“Then out of the blue, my wife Katherine in conjunction with Vince’s entreaty, came up with an idea that literally lit a fire. She said to me, ‘You’re always talking about how history is being mistaught, about how kids these days aren’t learning about the greatness of America … why don’t you write a book for kids that sets the record straight about American history?’”
“And that,” Limbaugh said, “is what has happened.”
The book tells the story of the radio host’s alter ego, a middle-school history teacher named Rush Revere, who travels back in time and experiences American history as it happens, in adventures with exceptional Americans. In this book, he is transported back in time, with his talking horse “Liberty,” to the deck of the Mayflower.
Limbaugh’s “True Story of Thanksgiving” has been a long time annual staple on his radio show; “Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims” will expand on that stirring tale.
He said he hopes to “teach what is rarely being taught in schools today.”
The new book “doesn’t have an agenda,” Limbaugh insisted. “It’s just a truthful story about the Pilgrims.”