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Obama, Barack

5 holds on 22 copies

Summary: "In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both hispolitical education and the landmark moments of the first term of his historic presidency--a time of dramatic transformation and turmoil"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2020

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4 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OBAMA, BARACK OBA
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B OBAMA OBA

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

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

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

Calderaon, Ilia

Summary: "An inspiring, timely, and conversation-starting memoir from the barrier-breaking and Emmy Award-winning journalist Ilia Calderaon-the first Afro-Latina to anchor a high-profile newscast for a major Hispanic broadcast network in the United States-about following your dreams, overcoming prejudice, and embracing your identity"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CALDERAON, ILIA CAL

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

Williams, Thomas Chatterton

Summary: "A meditation on race and identity from one of our most provocative cultural critics. A reckoning with the way we choose to see and define ourselves, Self-Portrait in Black and White is the searching story of one American family's multigenerational transformation from what is called black to what is assumed to be white. Thomas Chatterton Williams, the son of a 'black' father from the segregated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WILLIAMS, THOMAS CHATTERTON WIL

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

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 Non-fiction, Call number: 973.4 GOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B Hemings Gor

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

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

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 Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 WAS

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

Obama, Barack.

1 hold on 1 copy

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

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

Owusu, Nadia

Summary: "Nadia Owusu grew up all over the world--from Rome and London to Dar-es-Salaam and Kampala. When her mother abandoned her when she was two years old, the rejection caused Nadia to be confused about her identity. Even after her father died when she was thirteen and she was raised by her stepmother, she was unable to come to terms with who she was since she still felt motherless and alone. When...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CROSS, JUNE CRO

Edwards, Roberta.

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB Obama Edw

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Obama

Hostin, Sunny

Summary: The co-host of "The View" and ABC News senior legal correspondent traces her journey from a biracial child in a South Bronx housing project to a successful and influential Washington, D.C. attorney and journalist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HOSTIN, SUNNY HOS

Obama, Barack.

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2004

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