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The Obamas : the untold story of an African family

Author: P L Firstbrook
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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The astonishing story of Barack Obama's Kenyan roots, "The Obamas" is the product of dozens of interviews with Obama's African relatives, presented by the first person to trace Obama's family history back 400 years and 23 generations.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Obama family.; Barack Obama
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P L Firstbrook
ISBN: 9780307591401 0307591409
OCLC Number: 526027099
Description: 333 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., geneal. table ; 25 cm.
Contents: Prologue --
Two elections, two presidents --
Meet the ancestors --
The life and death of Opiyo Obama --
The Wazungu arrive --
The new imperialism --
Five wives and two world wars --
A state of emergency --
Mr. "Double-Double" --
Epilogue --
Glossary of people --
Glossary of terms and place names --
Timeline.
Responsibility: Peter Firstbrook.

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The astonishing story of Barack Obama's Kenyan roots, "The Obamas" is the product of dozens of interviews with Obama's African relatives, presented by the first person to trace Obama's family history back 400 years and 23 generations.

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