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The Resource The Obamas : the untold story of an African family, Peter Firstbrook

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

Label
The Obamas : the untold story of an African family
Title
The Obamas
Title remainder
the untold story of an African family
Statement of responsibility
Peter Firstbrook
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Draws on dozens of interviews with the forty-fourth president's African relatives to trace Obama's heritage back to the "cradleland" of the southern Sudan tribe, describing his ancestors' first encounters with Europeans and their role in the fight for Kenyan independence
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Firstbrook, P. L
Dewey number
  • 973.932092/2
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obama family
  • Obama, Barack
  • Kenya
  • Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people)
  • Presidents
Label
The Obamas : the untold story of an African family, Peter Firstbrook
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-311) and index
Contents
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
Control code
BK0008800358
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 333 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307591401
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2010032403
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(Sirsi) l2010032403
Label
The Obamas : the untold story of an African family, Peter Firstbrook
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-311) and index
Contents
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
Control code
BK0008800358
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 333 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307591401
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2010032403
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(Sirsi) l2010032403

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