Sarah Palin’s retainer for ‘Going Rogue’ is $1.25 million

October 29th, 2009 - 2:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Sarah Palin Anchorage, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin revealed on Tuesday that she has received at least $1.25 million for her upcoming memoir “Going Rogue.”

A disclosure statement released on Tuesday showcases Sarah Palin’s finances from Jan. 1 to July 27, when she resigned as Alaska governor. Sarah Palin has said that she received the money from publisher HarperCollins for her memoir, which is highly anticipated and is expected to a sure shot best seller.

Other details about her book with her publishers are still known. Sarah Palin doesn’t elaborate on her book compensation and other financial aspects of the lucrative book-deal, describing the $1.25 million figure only as a “retainer”.

Her personal spokeswoman, Meghan Stapleton, also declined to provide any more details of the book deal. “The Governor has complied with Alaska disclosure law by her filing,” she said in an e-mail Tuesday. “Now, as a private citizen, her business dealings, including her publishing agreement, are confidential.”

The book is currently listed at No. 6 on Amazon.com and No. 11 on Barnes & Noble.com even before its release. The book is all set to be released and a day prior to it, Sarah will also appear on Oprah Winfrey’s talk show to promote it.

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