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Obama [electronic resource] : from promise to power / David Mendell.

By: Mendell, David.
Contributor(s): Graham, Dion.
Material type: materialTypeLabelSoundPublisher: [New York] : HarperAudio, 2007ISBN: 9780061554247 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book); 0061554243 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book).Subject(s): Obama, Barack | United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography | Legislators -- United States -- Biography | African American legislators -- Biography | Racially mixed people -- United States -- BiographyGenre/Form: Audiobooks.Additional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: 328.73/092 | B Online resources: Click Here to Access Title | Excerpt Read by Dion Graham.Summary: The biography of America's hottest political superstar, Barack Obama, from a journalist who has been covering his career since his successful run for U.S. Senate. Barack Obama's meteoric rise is the stuff of legend. Since his headline-grabbing speech at the Democratic National Convention in 2004, Obama has come to represent the promise of unity among groups of all types, blacks and whites; Democrats, Republicans, and moderates; the upper, middle, and lower classes. In this groundbreaking biography, veteran journalist and Obama chronicler David Mendell gives an in-depth, comprehensive portrait of a man whose last name has become a catchphrase for hope in a politically jaded society desperate for a new star. Mendell has covered Obama since the beginning of Obama's campaign for the Senate and as a result enjoys far-reaching access to the new Senator. His research includes exclusive interviews with Obama's closest aides, mentors, political adversaries, and family.
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The biography of America's hottest political superstar, Barack Obama, from a journalist who has been covering his career since his successful run for U.S. Senate. Barack Obama's meteoric rise is the stuff of legend. Since his headline-grabbing speech at the Democratic National Convention in 2004, Obama has come to represent the promise of unity among groups of all types, blacks and whites; Democrats, Republicans, and moderates; the upper, middle, and lower classes. In this groundbreaking biography, veteran journalist and Obama chronicler David Mendell gives an in-depth, comprehensive portrait of a man whose last name has become a catchphrase for hope in a politically jaded society desperate for a new star. Mendell has covered Obama since the beginning of Obama's campaign for the Senate and as a result enjoys far-reaching access to the new Senator. His research includes exclusive interviews with Obama's closest aides, mentors, political adversaries, and family.

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