Sarah Palin Memoir Tops the Charts

"Going Rogue" outsells new Dan Brown thriller

Thursday, Oct 1, 2009  |  Updated 5:30 AM CDT
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Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate, finished her memoir just four months after the book deal was announced, and the release date was moved up from the spring to Nov. 17.

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Sarah Palin’s “Going Rogue” has gone number one.

Pre-orders of the ex-Alaska guv and GOP veep candidate’s new memoir topped the charts Wednesday on Amazon.com and on Barnes & Noble’s website, The Associated Press reported.

Palin's 400-page tome outsold Sen. Ted Kennedy’s “True Compass,” Mitch Albom’s “Have a Little Faith” and even "Da Vinci Code" author Dan Brown’s newest pot-boiler, “The Lost Symbol.”

In Alaska, a handful of bookstores the AP surveyed reported customers were already clamoring for copies of  "Going Rogue" ahead its Nov. 17 release. But Julie Drake, co-owner of Anchorage’s largest indie bookstore, Title Wave, said her customers hadn't shown any interest. “Maybe we're all going rogue, going all mavericky," she said.

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