Trump: The Art of the Deal

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The Art of the Deal
AuthorDonald Trump
Tony Schwartz
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
GenreBusiness
PublisherRandom House
Publication date
November 1, 1987
Media typePrint (hardcover and paperback)
Pages372
ISBN978-0446353250
Followed byTrump: Surviving at the Top (1990)

Trump: The Art of the Deal is a 1987 book credited to businessman Donald Trump and journalist Tony Schwartz. Part memoir and part business-advice book. It was the first book published by Trump,[1] Trump said that the book helped to make him a "household name".[2][3]

It reached number 1 on The New York Times Best Seller list, stayed there for 13 weeks, and altogether held a position on the list for 48 weeks.[3]

The book received additional attention during Trump's 2016 campaign for the presidency of the United States. He said it as one of his proudest accomplishments[4] and his second-favorite book after the Bible.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Ralph Novak (February 29, 1988). "Picks and Pans Review: Trump: the Art of the Deal". People. Retrieved November 21, 2014.
  2. Bernstein, Robert (2016). Speaking Freely: My Life in Publishing and Human Rights. The New Press.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Ligman, Kyle (2016-05-18). "The Trump of Magazines Past". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-07-18.
  4. Jim Geraghty (September 24, 2015). "In The Art of the Deal, Trump Shows His Soft Side". The National Review. Retrieved April 26, 2016.
  5. "Donald Trump reveals his favorite book". MSNBC. Retrieved 2016-07-18.