Barack Obama: A Biography, 1st Edition

  • Joann F. Price
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  • ISBN-10: 0313344892
  • ISBN-13: 9780313344893
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 146 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released September 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Traces the events of his remarkable life thus far. From his upbringing in humble circumstances in Hawaii and Indonesia to becoming the fifth African American senator in U.S. history, and later, a presidential candidate, this volume highlights the hardships and successes, the people who most influenced his career, and his personal life.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Greenwood Biographies.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Series Foreword.
Timeline: Events Significant to the Life of Barack Obama.
1: Family History.
2: Formative Years in Hawaii and Indonesia.
3: College and Community Activism in Chicago.
4: A Trip to Kenya and Harvard Law School.
5: Teaching Constitutional Law, Marriage, Family, and Illinois State Politics.
6: The Senator from the State of Illinois.
7: Best-Selling Author, Michelle Obama, and Another Trip to Africa.
8: Obamamania, an Exploratory Committee, and the Announcement.
9: The Campaign for the Presidency.
10: The Campaign Continues.
About the Author.