The bridge : the life and rise of Barack Obama (Book, 2011) [Portland Community College Library]
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The bridge : the life and rise of Barack Obama

The bridge : the life and rise of Barack Obama

Author: David Remnick
Publisher: London : Picador, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the The New Yorker editor and bestselling author of King of the World, the first ever biography of President Obama - updated in paperback to cover his first two years in Office.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Barack Obama; Barack Obama
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Remnick
ISBN: 9780330509961 0330509969
OCLC Number: 1015478473
Notes: Originally published: 2010.
Awards: Long-listed for BBC Four Samuel Johnson Prize 2011 (UK)
Description: xii, 660 pages
Contents: The Joshua generation --
A complex fate --
Surface and undertow --
Nobody knows my name --
Black metropolis --
Ambition --
A narrative of ascent --
Somebody nobody sent --
Black enough --
The wilderness campaign --
Reconstruction --
A righteous wind --
A slight madness --
The sleeping giant --
In the racial funhouse --
The book of Jeremiah --
"How long? Not long" --
To the White House.
Responsibility: David Remnick.
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Speaking to hundreds of friends and colleagues, Remnick investigates and corrects Obama's own account of his life with an assured and elegant tone that clarifies rather than accuses or unmasks . . . Read more...

 
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