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Dillon, Molly

Summary: "An anthology for young women by young women, featuring stories from ten inspiring young staffers who joined the Obama administration in their 20s with the hope of making a difference"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 973.931 DIL

Alter, Jonathan.

Summary: Jonathan Alter, one of the country's most respected journalists and historians, uses his unique access to the White House to produce the first inside look at Obama's difficult debut. In Alter's telling, the real Obama is an authentic, demanding, unsentimental, and sometimes overconfident leader.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OBAMA, BARACK ALT

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: 973.932 ALT

Mastromonaco, Alyssa

Summary: "If your funny older sister were the former deputy chief of staff to President Barack Obama, her behind-the-scenes political memoir would look something like this. WHO THOUGHT THIS WAS A GOOD IDEA? is an intimate and admiring portrait of a president, a candid book of advice for young women, and a promising debut from a savvy political star"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MASTROMONACO, ALYSSA MAS

Malkin, Michelle.

Summary: In her shocking new book, Malkin goes where the mainstream media refuse to tread. She digs deep into the records of President Obama's staff, revealing corrupt dealings, questionable pasts, and abuses of power throughout his administration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Pub. 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.932 MAL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 MAL

Jean-Pierre, Karine

Summary: "'If your idea of political power is a bunch of old seen-it-all cynics playing an inside game, Moving Forward will inspire you to believe every voice has the potential to be a mighty force for good. The poignantly honest story of Karine Jean-Pierre's journey proves that despite formidable obstacles and profound disappointments, a talented new voice can develop the strength and resilience to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B JEAN_PIERRE

Mann, Jim

Summary: An analysis of the events, ideas, and conflicts that have defined the Obama administration's foreign policy explores the struggles to enact coherent and effective policies at a time of global turmoil.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 MAN

Jarrett, Valerie

Summary: The longest-serving senior advisor in the Obama White House shares her experiences as an Iran-born African-American woman as well as a family member, lawyer, public servant and government leader at a dynamic period in American history.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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Litt, David

Summary: "A different kind of White House memoir, presidential speechwriter David Litt's comic account of his years spent working with Barack Obama and his reflection on Obama's legacy in the age of Trump. Like many twentysomethings, David Litt frequently embarrassed himself in front of his boss's boss. Unlike many twentysomethings, Litt's boss's boss was President Obama. At age twenty-four, Litt became...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LITT, DAVID LIT

Kengor, Paul

Summary: A portrait of Frank Marshall Davis, an American communist and mentor to President Obama, discusses his beliefs, pro-communist writings for newspapers in Chicago and Honolulu, and influence on the young future president.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions/Mercury Ink 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Kengor 2012

Miniter, Richard.

Summary: "In the first book to explore President Obama's leadership style by digging into the details of his biggest successes and failures, New York Times bestselling journalist Richard Miniter investigates the secret world of the West Wing and the combative personalities that shape world events. Based on exclusive interviews, inside sources, and never-before-published material, Leading from Behind...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 MIN

Pfeiffer, Dan

Summary: The former White House director of communications explores how politics, the media, and the Internet changed during the Obama administration and how Democrats can fight back in the Trump era.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve, an imprint of Grand Central Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 PFE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.9320 PFE

Alter, Jonathan.

Summary: A narrative thriller about the battle royale surrounding Barack Obama's quest for a second term amid widespread joblessness and one of the most poisonous political climates in American history.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 ALT

Clapper, James R. (James Robert)

Summary: In "Facts and Fears" Clapper considers such controversial questions as, Is intelligence ethical? Is it moral to intercept communications or to photograph closed societies from orbit? What are the limits of what we should be allowed to do? What protections should we give to the private citizens of the world, not to mention our fellow Americans? Are there times when intelligence officers can lose...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CLAPPER, JAMES R CLA

Axelrod, David

Summary: The legendary strategist, the mastermind behind Barack Obama's historic election campaigns, shares a wealth of stories from his forty-year journey through the inner workings of American democracy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 AXELROD, DAVID AXE

Power, Samantha

11 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Pulitzer Prize winning humanitarian Samantha Power offers an urgent response to the question "What can one person do?" In this memoir, Power transports us from her childhood in Dublin to the streets of war-torn Bosnia to the White House Situation Room and the world of high-stakes diplomacy. In 2005, her critiques of U.S. foreign policy caught the eye of newly elected senator Barack Obama, who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow 2019

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