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The Obamas : the untold story of an African family / Peter Firstbrook.

Firstbrook, P. L. (Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307591401
  • ISBN: 0307591409
  • Physical Description: 333 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, genealogical tables ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, [2011]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [307]-311) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue -- Two elections, two presidents -- Meet the ancestors -- The life and death of Opiyo Obama -- The Wazungu arrive -- The new imperialism -- Five wives and two world wars -- A state of emergency -- Mr. "Double-Double" -- Epilogue -- Glossary of people -- Glossary of terms and place names -- Timeline.
Summary, etc.:
The story of Barack Obama's Kenyan roots, "The Obamas" is the product of dozens of interviews with Obama's African relatives, presented by the first person to trace Obama's family history back 400 years and 23 generations.
Subject: Obama family.
Obama, Barack > Family.
Kenya > Biography.
Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people) > Biography.
Presidents > United States > Family > Case studies.

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