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Obama : the call of history

Author: Peter Baker
Publisher: New York : Callaway, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Peter Baker's authoritative history of the Obama presidency is the first complete account that will stand the test of time. Baker takes the measure of Obama's achievements and disappointments in office and brings into focus the real legacy of the man who, as he described himself, "doesn't look like all the presidents on the dollar bills."
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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: Peter Baker
ISBN: 9780935112900 0935112901
OCLC Number: 983799158
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 319 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Contents: This winter of our hardship --
Bring our troops home --
Time to turn the page --
A shellacking --
Justice has been done --
Fought our way back --
Governing by crisis --
Red line --
Haunted by those deaths --
Could have been me --
Never fear to negotiate --
A personal insult --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Peter Baker.

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"Peter Baker's Obama is a coffee-table book, chock-a-block with stunning photos, that rises above its genre thanks to the quality of the author's reporting and analysis."--Joe Klein "Foreign Affairs Read more...

 
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