Palin makes at least $1.25 million in book deal

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - October 27, 2009 A disclosure statement released Tuesday discusses Palin's finances from Jan. 1 to July 27, when she resigned as Alaska governor. Palin says she received $1.25 million from publisher HarperCollins for the book.

The document only provides a partial picture of the book deal because it doesn't cover the three months she has been out of office. Palin doesn't elaborate on her book compensation, describing the $1.25 million figure only as a "retainer."

It's likely she will be make more money when it's all said and done. "Going Rogue" catapulted to No. 1 on and Barnes & after HarperCollins announced in late September it had moved up the release date of 1.5 million copies.

The book is currently listed at No. 6 on and No. 11 on Barnes &

Palin will appear on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" the day before the book's release.

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