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Greenberg, Mark

Summary: Back in 2007, when Barack Hussein Obama announced his campaign, his election seemed to be a long shot. But he won in a decisive victory, also garnering a record 69.5 million votes, and on January 20, 2009, he became the 44th president of the United States and its first African American chief executive. Now, after two terms, this book explores Obama's journey in pictures, from his remarkable...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Chait, Jonathan

Summary: "Jonathan Chait ... digs deep into Obama's record on major policy fronts-- economics, the environment, domestic reform, health care, race, foreign policy, and civil rights-- to demonstrate why history will judge our forty-fourth president as among the greatest in history"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Custom House, an imprint of William Morrow 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.932 CHA

Souza, Pete

Summary: During Barack Obama's two terms, Pete Souza was with the President during more crucial moments than anyone else--and he photographed them all. Souza captured nearly two million photographs of President Obama, in moments highly classified and disarmingly candid. Obama: An Intimate Portrait reproduces more than 300 of Souza's most iconic photographs with fine-art print quality in an oversize...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B OBAMA SOU

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Maraniss, David.

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 OBA

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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...

Format: text

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

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

Summary: Chronicles the summer afternoon in 1989 when the future President of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed the future First Lady, Michelle Robinson, on an epic first date across Chicago's South Side.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SOU

Carter, Stephen L.

Summary: Presents an analysis of Barack Obama's views on war and the military in the first two years of his presidency, discussing his evolution from being a peace candidate to being a president conducting two wars and how this change affects national security and the nation's future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beast Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Dyson, Michael Eric

Summary: Michael Eric Dyson delivers a provocative exploration of the politics of race and the Obama presidency. Barack Obama's presidency unfolded against the national traumas of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Freddie Gray, and Walter Scott. The nation's first African American president was careful to give few major race speeches, yet he faced criticism from all sides, including from African Americans....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 DYS

Hughey, Matthew W. (Matthew Windust)

Summary: "On November 5, 2008, the nation awoke to a New York Times headline that read triumphantly: "OBAMA. Racial Barrier Falls in Heavy Turnout." But new events quickly muted the exuberant declarations of a postracial era in America: from claims that Obama was born in Kenya and that he is not a true American, to depictions of Obama as a "Lyin African" and conservative cartoons that showed the new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.24 HUG

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

Souza, Pete

Summary: As Chief Official White House Photographer, Pete Souza spent more time alongside President Barack Obama than almost anyone else. His years photographing the President gave him an intimate behind-the-scenes view of the unique gravity of the Office of the Presidency -- and the tremendous responsibility that comes with it. His latest collection is a portrait in Presidential contrasts, telling the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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

Chollet, Derek H.

Summary: "Describes how President Obama has changed and improved the course of American foreign policy through the way he approached difficult global challenges including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, turbulence in Syria and the rise of ISIS,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 CHO

Edwards, Roberta.

Summary: Highlights the life and accomplishments of the Harvard Law School graduate, legislator, and civil rights lawyer who became the forty-fourth president of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 OBA

Wilson, John K.

Summary: Explores the ideas that Illinois senator Barack Obama has about race, religion, and politics and discusses how he has been received as a presidential candidate by the far right, the far left, the media, and everyday Americans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Paradigm 2008

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

Jacobs, Sally H.

Summary: "Barack Obama, father of the American president, was part of Africa's "independence generation" and in 1959 it seemed his star would shine brightly. He came to the U.S. from Kenya and was given a university scholarship. While in Hawaii, he met Ann Dunham in 1961, and his son Barack was born. He left his young family to gain a master's degree from Harvard. After that, Obama's life became...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2011

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

D'Souza, Dinesh

Summary: In this blockbuster follow-up to the "New York Times"-bestseller "The Roots of Obama's Rage," D'Souza reveals how President Obama's recent actions prove his anti-colonialist roots and predicts how much worse America will be if President Obama wins a second term.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.932 DSO

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"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hundt, Reed E.

Summary: "This book is the compelling story of President Obama's domestic policy decisions made between September 2008 and his inauguration on January 20, 2009."--Jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: RosettaBooks 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Obama, Barack.

Summary: Senator Obama calls for a different brand of politics--a politics for those weary of bitter partisanship and alienated by the "endless clash of armies" we see in Congress and on the campaign trail; a politics rooted in the faith, inclusiveness, and nobility of spirit at the heart of our democracy. He explores those forces--from the fear of losing, to the perpetual need to raise money, to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 OBA

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.04 OBA

Abramson, Jill

Summary: The remarkable story of Barack Obama's journey to the White House with award winning author contributions. Includes coverage of the inauguration and color photos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York Times 2009

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 973.932 ABR

Corn, David.

Summary: Based on interviews with senior administration officials and others close to the Oval Office, a political journalist presents a behind-the-scenes look at Obama's third year, documenting and evaluating the crucial decisions of the president.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2012

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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