Ross Perot — the rogue Texas business man who shook things up during the 1992 presidential election by winning 19 percent of the popular vote as an independent with a campaign dedicated to balancing the federal budget — is writing a memoir.

Simon & Schuster will publish the book, which is called, Ross Perot: My Life, and is slated for release in January 2013. In the book, Perot will tell his tale which includes building high tech businesses, rescuing POWs and being the most successful third party candidate in the country.

In 2002, Tapestry Press published a book of Perot’s philosophies written by Perot called Ross Perot: My Life & The Principles for Success.

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