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And then life happens : a memoir

Author: Auma Obama; Ross Benjamin
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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The half-sister of President Barack Obama describes her childhood in a remote Kenyan village and her relationships with their father, half-brother, and stepmother, tracing her cultural struggles in England before she returned to Africa to work for CARE International.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Auma Obama; Barack Obama
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Auma Obama; Ross Benjamin
ISBN: 9781250010056 1250010055
OCLC Number: 759914151
Notes: Originally published in German in 2010 by Lübbe, under title: Das Leben kommt immer dazwischen.
Description: 342 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
Contents: Kenya --
Germany --
England and Kenya --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: Leben kommt immer dazwischen.
Responsibility: Auma Obama ; translated by Ross Benjamin.

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While her younger brother Barack grew up in the US and Indonesia, Auma Obama's childhood played out at the other end of the world in a remote village in Kenya, the birthplace of the siblings' shared  Read more...
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"A burnished look at a difficult, ruptured childhood in Kenya... [a] delicate, emotional work...that enlightens and deepens the public's understanding of the president." -- "Kirkus Read more...

 
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