Barack Obama : the story

Maraniss, David.

Publication Info

Format: Books Books

Publication info: 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed. ; New York : Simon & Schuster, 2012.
Physical details: xxiii, 641 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
ISBNs: 9781439160411, 1439167532, 9781439167533, 1439160414, 1439160406, 9781439160404
OCLC: ocn742509889

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 579-609) and index.

Summary

Based on hundreds of interviews and documents, this book chronicles the forces that shaped the first black president of the United States and explains why he thinks and acts as he does.

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.

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