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Benedict, Jeff

Summary: "Drawing on more than four hundred interviews with people from every corner of Woods's life Benedict and Keteyian construct a psychological profile of an African-American child programmed by an attention-grabbing father and the original Tiger Mom to change not just the game of golf, but the world as well"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 WOODS, TIGER BEN

Mendell, David.

Summary: A journalist who has covered the senator and presidential candidate since his campaign for the Senate offers a portrait that features his childhood and youth in Hawaii and his embrace of seemingly ruthless campaign tactics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad/HarperCollinsPublishers 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 OBAMA, BARACK MEN

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

Helling, Steve.

Summary: Before the scandal, the world knew very little about Tiger Woods. After the scandal, they knew him even less. His handlers kept a tight rein on the private superstar, carefully controlling his media coverage. Although everyone recognizes Tiger Woods, his true character has remained a mystery. Now media hype and a sudden fall from grace have nearly destroyed his personal and professional life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 WOODS, TIGER WOO

Remnick, David.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 OBA

Nichols, Catherine.

Summary: A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career family, and election of Barack Obama, forty-fourth president of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Child's World 2013

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

Grimes, Nikki.

Summary: When David asks his mother about the man on television, she tells him the story of Barack Obama, discussing his childhood in Hawaii and Indonesia, his parents' divorce, and his desire to help others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Obama 2008

Winter, Jonah

Summary: A picture book biography of African-American senator and presidential candidate Barack Obama

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books 2008

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

Washington-Williams, Essie Mae

Summary: The illegitimate daughter of the late Senator Strom Thurmond breaks her lifelong silence. Her father, the longtime senator from South Carolina, was once the nation's leading voice for racial segregation; he mounted a filibuster against the Civil Rights Act of 1957 -- in the name of saving the South from "mongrelization." Her mother was Carrie Butler, a black teenager who worked as a maid on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regan Books 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.9 WAS

Obama, Barack.

Summary: "In New York ... Barack Obama learns that his father--a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man--has been killed in a car accident. This sudden death inspires an emotional odyssey--first to a small town in Kansas, from which he retraces the migration of his mother's family to Hawaii, and then to Kenya, where he meets the African side of his family, confronts the bitter truth of his...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2005

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Abramson, Jill

Summary: Photographs and text adapted from "New York Times" articles trace Barack Obama's journey from his birth in Hawaii, through his political career in Chicago and his primary and presidential campaigns, to his inauguration in 2009.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Callaway 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Obama 2009

Lythcott-Haims, Julie

Summary: "Bringing a poetic sensibility to her prose to stunning effect, Lythcott-Haims briskly and stirringly evokes her personal battle with the low self-esteem that American racism routinely inflicts on people of color. The only child of a marriage between an African American father and a white British mother, she shows indelibly how so-called microaggressions, in addition to blunt-force insults, can...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LYTHCOTT-HAIMS, JULIE LYT

Cross, June.

Summary: The daughter of a white mother and black father describes the factors that caused her mother to place her in the custody of an African-American family and the impact of her mother's later choice to hide the truth about their relationship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2006

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Remnick, David.

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 influences his philosophy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

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

Gordon-Reed, Annette.

Summary: Historian and legal scholar Gordon-Reed presents this epic work that tells the story of the Hemingses, an American slave family and their close blood ties to Thomas Jefferson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.4 GOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B Hemings Gor

Edwards, Roberta.

Summary: A brief biography of Senator Barack Obama who is running for the position of presidential candidate for the Democratic Party, 2008.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2008

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB Obama Edw

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

Edwards, Roberta.

Summary: A short biography of Barack Obama, the first African-American president-elect.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB Obama Edw

Obama, Barack.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: 973 Obama

Thomas, Garen Eileen.

Summary: Highlights the life and accomplishments of the Harvard Law School graduate, legislator, civil rights lawyer, and 2008 candidate for president of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Obama

Obama, Barack.

Contents: Originally published: New York : Times Books, c1995.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2004

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

Eubanks, W. Ralph

Summary: Relates the story of the author's grandparents, an interracial couple in early twentieth-century Alabama who were able to build a strong family and establish a unique cultural and racial identity in spite of Jim Crow laws.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.846 EUB