BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal said he has a book deal with a conservative publishing house, with a co author for "a lot of the heavy lifting."
The move is likely to re-fuel speculation about national ambitions, since many presidential hopefuls have published books.
Jindal said Friday that his book will mix autobiography, life lessons and policy thoughts.
Fund-raisers around the country have sparked speculation about Jindal's plans. He again said he only plans to run for re-election.
He says he would write the book whether or not he ever campaigns again.
Jindal says he does not yet have a contract, but has an agreement with Regnery Publishing for a book tentatively scheduled in 2010.
He says he doesn't expect to spend a lot of time on the book, to be co-authored by Peter Schweizer.