Joe the Plumber pens memoir

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - December 20, 2008 Samuel "Joe" Wurzelbacher is the author of "Joe the Plumber: Fighting for the American Dream."

Wurzelbacher became famous during the final weeks of the campaign after asking Barack Obama about his tax plan at a campaign stop outside Wurzelbacher's home near Toledo.

Wurzelbacher was held up by McCain's campaign as an example of an American worker who would be hurt economically by Barack Obama's election.

Wurzelbacher endorsed McCain and joined him on the campaign trail. But he criticizes McCain in his book and says he did not want him as the Republican presidential nominee.

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Information from: The Blade, http://www.toledoblade.com/

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