Ron DeSantis’ new book slated for February launch
DeSantis rallied voters down the stretch.

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'A firsthand account from the blue-collar boy who grew up to take on Disney and Dr. Fauci.'

“America’s Governor” may be headed to the best seller list this winter.

Fox News Digital, which gets its share of Ron DeSantis scoops, reported Wednesday that DeSantis’ second book will come out Feb. 28.

The Courage to Be Free: Florida’s Blueprint for America’s Revival” will be released by Broadside, a Harper Collins brand which puts out right-of-center tomes, including a forthcoming Marco Rubio book slated for a June release.

Expect this to be an origin story. As Fox notes, the book will cover DeSantis’ “growing up in a working-class family, playing in the Little League World Series, working his way through Yale University and Harvard Law School, volunteering for the Navy after 9/11 and serving in Iraq.”

“A firsthand account from the blue-collar boy who grew up to take on Disney and Dr. (Anthony) Fauci, The Courage to Be Free delivers something no other politician’s memoir has before: stories of victory. This book is a winning blueprint for patriots across the country. And it is a rallying cry for every American who wishes to preserve our liberties,” affirms the book description.

The Fox write-up contends the book will also deal with more contemporaneous “critical issues that brought (DeSantis) to the center of the debate over the future of our country.”

“When he enacted policies to keep leftist political concepts like critical race theory and woke gender ideology out of Florida’s classrooms, the media demagogued his actions, but parents across Florida rallied to his cause. Dishonest attacks from the media don’t deter him. In fact, DeSantis keeps racking up wins for Floridians,” the book description adds.

This will be DeSantis’ second book. His 2011 volume “Dreams From Our Founding Fathers: First Principles in the Age of Obama,” was released by the Jacksonville Beach “cooperative publisher” High Pitched Hum, and the book has been out of print for a long time with a frothy third party resale market, with copies advertised for more than $49,000 at one point.

“The Age of (Barack) Obama has sparked widespread public discontent, the formation of tea parties, and a renewed emphasis on the philosophy of the Founding Fathers. Dreams From Our Founding Fathers: First Principles in the Age of Obama shows why so many Americans have turned to the nation’s founding principles in response to Barack Obama’s self-described ‘transformational change’ agenda,” the overview of the first DeSantis book contended.

The timing of the release is no accident, with presidential buzz around the Florida Governor increasing since the election of Joe Biden two years ago. DeSantis has said he wants to “chill out” 2024 speculation, but putting out a new book is no way to do that, as that is something routinely done by presidential candidates before running.

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for FloridaPolitics.com since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


19 comments

  • Joe Corsin

    November 30, 2022 at 9:04 am

    Tom is a member of the Nazi Lowriders gang. Report him to Florida Politics every time he posts.

    • Tom

      November 30, 2022 at 10:06 am

      Corsin, you are despicable being, using real name or aliases! You are the scum that keeps spewing.

      You can’t touch me nor are you on the level of myself as undisputed FP legend.

      So many leftists extremists reach out for validation. I take all incoming and defeat the political neophytes such as yourself! 60% win, I predicted as political guru! How’s it feel.

      Silence of the lambs like Morton, Frankie, Ocean, Palmer, nail and many others.

      Wait til DeSantis sits at WH Oval, at resolute desk as potus. Enjoy!

      • Joe Corsin

        November 30, 2022 at 10:59 am

        Reported for false information, hate speech, and being a member of the Nazi Lowriders. Take your filth somewhere else or you’ll end up like Rubio canvasser.

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      • Ocean Joe

        November 30, 2022 at 5:25 pm

        It puts the double posts in the basket or it gets the hose again.
        Frankly Tom, your comment sounds like something Meggs would say.
        BTW, didn’t you also predict repeatedly that the Reps would pick up 35-40 seats in the House? Remember? Desantis handed them 2 seats via gerrymandering and they still couldnt do it.

  • cavin cunningham

    November 30, 2022 at 9:52 am

    When exactly is our governor doing his job? Between writing books, harassing employees, and ‘not running for president’ he doesn’t have much time for those family values either. Maybe his kids can read his books later…

    • Bill

      December 2, 2022 at 8:00 am

      He’s a bit like trump in that respect – the less work he does, the less damage he does. I’m not sure his culture wars count as work anyhow – just more political grandstanding by a narcissist. Such is the world we live in.

  • Tom

    November 30, 2022 at 10:10 am

    America’s Gov, the peeps Gov.
    conquers all.

    He’s a runaway already for GOP nomination and WH oval. Geezer Biden at 82, Ron 46. Trump at 78, Ron at 46. It’s a new call for new generation leadership.

    Do for America what you’ve accomplished for Florida. Rising tide for all.

    • Joe Corsin

      November 30, 2022 at 11:01 am

      DeSantis was also a gang member in highschool. It was either the Aryan Brotherhood, Peckerwoods, or the Nazi Lowriders.

  • Tom

    November 30, 2022 at 10:10 am

    America’s Gov, the peeps Gov.
    conquers all.

    He’s a runaway already for GOP nomination and WH oval. Geezer Biden at 82, Ron 46. Trump at 78, Ron at 46. It’s a new call for new generation leadership.

    Do for America what you’ve accomplished for Florida. Rising tide for all.

    • Joe Corsin

      November 30, 2022 at 11:03 am

      Ron DeSanctimonious will be defeated WORSE than orange Hitler. The 20 year blue tsunami is upon us. Only in fascist Florida is that not the case because the governor is a skin head in an empty suit.

  • manchester

    November 30, 2022 at 10:50 am

    His mother was a retired register nurse and daddy worked for a global media company. I am not saying he’s rich but he wasn’t working class or blue collar. He was born on 3rd base. He just wants us to think he clawed his way through the the hard streets of Dunedin.

    work·ing class
    /ˈwərkiNG ˈˌklas/
    noun
    noun: working class; plural noun: working classes
    the socioeconomic group consisting of people who are employed in manual or industrial work.
    “he came from the working class”

    blue-col·lar
    /ˌblo͞oˈkälər/
    adjective
    relating to manual work or workers, particularly in industry.

  • Tallahassee Insider

    November 30, 2022 at 2:35 pm

    I’m not sure it’s true, but whispers in Tallahassee keep saying that DeSantis has syphillis, which would certainly help explain his unhinged behavior as of late.

  • Mac Wiseman

    November 30, 2022 at 2:43 pm

    Every leftist poster here on F P will be reading The Govorner’s book late at night under the covers with a flashlight. All the while touching themselves inappropriately.

    • Elliott Offen

      November 30, 2022 at 4:22 pm

      Name of book, “Confessions of Mini Hitler.”

      • Lord Weird

        November 30, 2022 at 5:04 pm

        A coloring book – fun! Oh wait, he only likes white, nvm.

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  • Simon

    December 6, 2022 at 11:45 pm

    “This book is a winning blueprint for patriots across the country.” You mean like the “patriots” of the Jan 6 insurrection? No thank you!

  • Paul

    December 6, 2022 at 11:48 pm

    Isn’t DumbSantis winning in the courts too?

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