Palin's Book Retainer: $1.25M

'Going Rogue' goes on sale next month
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 27, 2009 2:49 PM CDT
Sarah Palin in August.   (AP Photo/Chris Miller, file)
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(Newser) – Harper Collins paid $1.25 million to Sarah Palin as a retainer for her upcoming memoir. Given the early buzz on pre-orders, she'll likely pull in more once Going Rogue goes on sale next month. Financial disclosure reports from her final 7 months as governor also note that Palin took out a home loan from Wells Fargo for, in her words: “legal fees to fight false allegations while governor,” the Anchorage Daily News reports.