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The promise : President Obama, year one / Jonathan Alter.

By: Alter, Jonathan.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2010Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.Description: xviii, 458 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781439101193; 1439101191; 9781439154083 (ebook); 1439154082 (ebook); 9781439101209; 1439101205.Subject(s): Obama, Barack | United States -- Politics and government -- 2009- | Obama, Barack -- Friends and associates | Presidents -- United States -- BiographyDDC classification: 973.932092 | B Online resources: Publisher description | Contributor biographical information
Contents:
Obama takes charge -- White House-in-waiting -- Grant Park -- The cabinet maker -- Picking Hillary -- Instant president -- Historic inauguration -- Sea legs -- Zen temperament -- Rahmbo -- The shovel brigade -- Larry and Tim -- The un-Bubba -- Global reset -- Tyrannosaurus Rx -- Professor-in-chief -- Off-hours -- The skinny guy and the fat cats -- Modus Obama -- "Don't blow it!" -- Chaos-istan -- The perfect and the good -- Epilogue.
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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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Obama takes charge -- White House-in-waiting -- Grant Park -- The cabinet maker -- Picking Hillary -- Instant president -- Historic inauguration -- Sea legs -- Zen temperament -- Rahmbo -- The shovel brigade -- Larry and Tim -- The un-Bubba -- Global reset -- Tyrannosaurus Rx -- Professor-in-chief -- Off-hours -- The skinny guy and the fat cats -- Modus Obama -- "Don't blow it!" -- Chaos-istan -- The perfect and the good -- Epilogue.

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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