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Rising star : the making of Barack Obama

by Garrow, David J., 1953- (Author)

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Obama's speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention instantly catapulted him into the national spotlight and led to his election four years later as America's first African-American president. Garrow has created a vivid portrait that reveals not only the people and forces that shaped the futur... Full description

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Summary: Obama's speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention instantly catapulted him into the national spotlight and led to his election four years later as America's first African-American president. Garrow has created a vivid portrait that reveals not only the people and forces that shaped the future president but also the ways in which he used those influences to serve his larger aspirations.
Physical Description: viii, 1460 pages : map ; 23 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical reference (pages 1085-1391) and index.
ISBN: 9780062641830
0062641832
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