Barack Obama for Beginners, Updated Edition: An Essential Guide

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Barack Obama For Beginners: An Essential Guide is the most concise and reliable short biography available on the 44th President of the United States – from his childhood in Hawaii and Indonesia, education at Columbia and Harvard, work as a community organizer, writer, teacher, lawyer, and politician in Illinois, to his historic campaign for President. Barack Obama For Beginners keeps the focus on the man and his record – accomplishments and missteps, praise and criticism – to allow readers to gain a balanced ...

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Barack Obama For Beginners, Presidential Edition: An Essential Guide

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Overview

Barack Obama For Beginners: An Essential Guide is the most concise and reliable short biography available on the 44th President of the United States – from his childhood in Hawaii and Indonesia, education at Columbia and Harvard, work as a community organizer, writer, teacher, lawyer, and politician in Illinois, to his historic campaign for President. Barack Obama For Beginners keeps the focus on the man and his record – accomplishments and missteps, praise and criticism – to allow readers to gain a balanced understanding of President Obama as they follow his rise to the White House. Entertaining illustrations enliven the reading experience and highlight important details.

Short enough to read in an afternoon or on commutes, For Beginner Essential Guides provide reliable information from a neutral point of view about public figures and current events so readers can arrive at informed opinions about topics that affect their daily lives.

News, updates and complete source notes for the book are available at BarackObamaForBeginners.com. You can also visit us on Facebook.

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"Thoroughly enjoyable." - PolitickerMA.com

"For anyone who wants a short, and non-partisan, look at the life of Barack Obama, this is the book. It is easy to read, and very much worth the time."
- Dead Trees Review

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781934389447
  • Publisher: For Beginners
  • Publication date: 6/9/2009
  • Series: For Beginners
  • Edition description: Updated
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

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Bob Neer is writing his dissertation to complete his Ph.D. in U.S. history at Columbia University. He received a M. Phil. in U.S. history in 2007, and a J.D. and M.A. in U.S. history in 1991, all from Columbia. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College in 1986. He is a co-founder and co-editor of BlueMassGroup.com, the most widely read political blog in New England.

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