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Author Firstbrook, P. L.

Title The Obamas : the untold story of an African family / Peter Firstbrook.

Imprint New York : Crown Publishers, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Obama Family FIR    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 333 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25x cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references 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.
Summary The astonishing story of Barack Obama's Kenyan roots, "The Obamas" is the product of dozens of interviews with Obama's African relatives, presented by the first person to trace Obama's family history back 400 years and 23 generations.
Subject Obama, Barack -- Family.
Obama family.
Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people) -- Biography.
Presidents -- United States -- Family -- Case studies.
Kenya -- Biography.
ISBN 9780307591401

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