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Sally Jacobs - The Other Barack

Jul 25 2011 7:00 pm
Jul 25 2011 8:00 pm
The senior Barack Obama was a man of contradictions: a promising economist, he earned scholarships but never held the government post he trained for. He fathered eight children, but wasn’t a family man. He was an outspoken nationalist but his achievements were limited by alcoholism. Jacobs has interviewed Obama’s relatives, friends, and colleagues for this thorough and intimate look at the President’s father.
ISBN-13: 9781586487935
Availability: Not currently in the store – Usually ships in 1-5 days
Published: PublicAffairs, 5/2011

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