THE GREATEST IMMIGRANT SUCCESS STORY OF OUR TIME
His story is unique, and uniquely entertaining, and he tells it brilliantly in these pages.
He was born in a year of famine, in a small Austrian town, the son of an austere police chief. He dreamed of moving to America to become a bodybuilding champion and a movie star.
By the age of twenty-one, he was living in Los Angeles and had been crowned Mr. Universe.
Within five years, he had learned English and become the greatest bodybuilder in the world.
Within ten years, he had earned his college degree and was a millionaire from his business enterprises in real estate, landscaping, and bodybuilding. He was also the winner of a Golden Globe Award for his debut as a dramatic actor in Stay Hungry.
Within twenty years, he was the world’s biggest movie star, the husband of Maria Shriver, and an emerging Republican leader who was part of the Kennedy family.
Thirty-six years after coming to America, the man once known by fellow bodybuilders as the Austrian Oak was elected governor of California, the seventh largest economy in the world. He led the state through a budget crisis, natural disasters, and political turmoil, working across party lines for a better environment, election reforms, and bipartisan solutions. With Maria Shriver, he raised four fantastic children. In the wake of a scandal he brought upon himself, he tried to keep his family together.
Until now, he has never told the full story of his life, in his own voice.
Here is Arnold, with total recall.
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Good book. I recommend it to those who look up to him. He is a very inspirational man even though there is a lot of controversy that follows in his wake. Reading this book you can understand that all of us are just like him and we can shape our lives in anyway necessary.
This is a wonderful book by a truly amazing man. Very inspirational!
Ubelievable and Truly Inspiring Real Life Story
I’ve been an admirer and a fan of Arnold Schwarzenegger my entire life and his book provided great insight into a truly inspirational individual. I loved how he described the production of all those classic action hero films and everything he was going through in his life at the same time. If you are a fan of The Governator , you will enjoy this book the same.