The Other Barack: The Bold and Reckless Life of President Obama's Father

The Other Barack: The Bold and Reckless Life of President Obama's Father

by Sally H. Jacobs

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ISBN-13: 9781610390194
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 07/07/2011
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Sally H. Jacobs lives in Boston. She has been a reporter for over three decades, most recently with The Boston Globe. She has specialized in political reporting and profiles including the famously reclusive Joan Kennedy, Michelle Obama, and Pat Patrick, Deval Patrick's father. This is her first book.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

1 The Old Man 1

2 Winyo Piny Kiborne 13

3 A Maseno Boy, Almost 41

4 Miss Mooney 69

5 "Who the Hell Is That?" 97

6 The World's Greatest University 133

7 The Nairobi Men 163

8 Lions, Tigers, and Lies 195

9 "Even God Does Not Want Me" 225

Acknowledgments 257

Notes 259

Bibliography 275

Index 287

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