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Maraniss, David
Barack Obama : the story / David Maraniss
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed
New York : Simon & Schuster, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E908 .M368 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Obama, Barack -- Childhood and youth
Obama, Barack -- Family
Hawaii -- Biography
Obama, Barack -- Travel -- Africa
Subject(s) Presidents -- United States -- Biography
Physical Description xxiii, 641 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 607-609) and index
Contents Introduction : It's not even past -- In search of El Dorado -- Luoland -- "In this our life" -- Nairobi days -- Afraid of smallness -- Beautiful isle of somewhere -- Hapa -- Orbits -- "Such a world" -- Marked man -- What school you went? -- Barry Obama -- Riding Poniyem -- Mainland -- End and beginning -- The moviegoer -- Genevieve and the veil -- Finding and being found
Summary Based on hundreds of interviews and documents, this book chronicles the forces that shaped the first black president of the United States and explains why he thinks and acts as he does

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