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The Resource Barack Obama : the story, David Maraniss

Barack Obama : the story, David Maraniss

Label
Barack Obama : the story
Title
Barack Obama
Title remainder
the story
Statement of responsibility
David Maraniss
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on interviews with the President himself and a wealth of letters, journals, and other documents, Maraniss' account spans Obama's childhood and political beginnings. Offering startling new insights, Maraniss reveals a man who struggled with his race and identity at a young age, but later embraced his strong character and ambition to rise to America's highest seat of power
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2012.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2012.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10115754
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Maraniss, David
Dewey number
  • 973.932092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E908
LC item number
.M368 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obama, Barack
  • Obama, Barack
  • Hawaii
  • Obama, Barack
  • Presidents
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the story
Label
Barack Obama : the story, David Maraniss
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 607-609) and index
Contents
Introduction : It's not even past -- In search of El Dorado -- Luoland -- "In this our life" -- Nairobi days -- Afraid of smallness -- Beautiful isle of somewhere -- Hapa -- Orbits -- "Such a world" -- Marked man -- What school you went? -- Barry Obama -- Riding Poniyem -- Mainland -- End and beginning -- The moviegoer -- Genevieve and the veil -- Finding and being found
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xxiii, 641 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781439160411
Lccn
2011052983
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Barack Obama : the story, David Maraniss
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 607-609) and index
Contents
Introduction : It's not even past -- In search of El Dorado -- Luoland -- "In this our life" -- Nairobi days -- Afraid of smallness -- Beautiful isle of somewhere -- Hapa -- Orbits -- "Such a world" -- Marked man -- What school you went? -- Barry Obama -- Riding Poniyem -- Mainland -- End and beginning -- The moviegoer -- Genevieve and the veil -- Finding and being found
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xxiii, 641 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781439160411
Lccn
2011052983
Other physical details
ill.

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