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 Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.com 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 Amazon.com and No. 11 on Barnes & Noble.com.
Palin will appear on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" the day before the book's release.