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Obama : from promise to power

Author: David Mendell
Publisher: New York : Amistad, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A journalist who has covered the senator and presidential candidate since his campaign for the Senate offers a portrait that features his childhood and youth in Hawaii and his embrace of seemingly ruthless campaign tactics.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Barack Obama; Barack Obama; Barack Obama; Barack Obama; Barack Obama
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Mendell
ISBN: 9780060858209 0060858206 9780062684394 0062684396
OCLC Number: 164217624
Description: x, 406 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
1. The ascent --
2. Dreams from his mother --
3. Just call me Barry --
4. The mainland --
5. The organizer --
6. Harvard --
7. Sweet home Chicago --
8. Politics --
9. The legislator --
10. The New Rochelle Train --
11. The candidate --
12. The consultant --
13. The race factor --
14. The real deal --
15. Hull on wheels --
16. The small screen --
17. A victory lap --
18. A dash to the center --
19. The Ryan files --
20. The speech --
21. Back to Illinois --
22. The Senator --
23. South Africa --
24. Nairobi --
25. Siaya : A father's home --
26. LeBron Revisited --
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A journalist who has covered the senator and presidential candidate since his campaign for the Senate offers a portrait that features his childhood and youth in Hawaii and his embrace of seemingly ruthless campaign tactics.

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