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The bridge : the life and rise of Barack Obama

Author: David Remnick
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Examines the experiences of Barack Obama's life and explores the ambition behind his rise to the presidency, from his relationship with his parents to how social and racial tensions influenced his philosophy.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Barack Obama; Barack Obama; Barack Obama
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Remnick
ISBN: 9780375702303 037570230X
OCLC Number: 656451143
Notes: "With a new epilogue"--Cover.
Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.
Description: x, 662 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Contents: Prologue: 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 --
Epilogue --
Epiloge to the Vintage edition.
Responsibility: David Remnick.

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Examines the experiences of Barack Obama's life and explores the ambition behind his rise to the presidency, from his relationship with his parents to how social and racial tensions influenced his philosophy.
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