Coverart for item
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 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
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
Dewey number
  • 973.932092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • 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
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
Control code
5568933
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xxiii, 641 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781439160411
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011052983
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn742509889
  • (OCoLC)742509889
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
Control code
5568933
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xxiii, 641 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781439160411
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011052983
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn742509889
  • (OCoLC)742509889

Library Locations

    • Porter Memorial Branch LibraryBorrow it
      6191 Highway 212, Covington, GA, 30016, US
      33.525444 -84.005753

Library Links

Processing Feedback ...