• A Promised Land
AUTHOR: Barack Obama / BOOK CONDITION NOTES: **NOT ELIGIBLE TO COMBINE FOR FREE SHIPPING. WE WILL SEND SHIPPING QUOTE BEFORE CHARGING YOUR CARD*** / DESCRIPTION: A riveting,deeply personal account of history in the making--from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post * Jennifer SzalaiThe New York Times * NPR * The Guardian * Marie Claire In the stirringhighly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirsBarack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free worlddescribing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the landmark moments of the first term of his historic presidency--a time of dramatic transformation and turmoil. Obama takes readers on a compelling journey from his earliest political aspirations to the pivotal Iowa caucus victory that demonstrated the power of grassroots activism to the watershed night of November 42008when he was elected 44th president of the United Statesbecoming the first African American to hold the nation's highest office. Reflecting on the presidencyhe offers a unique and thoughtful exploration of both the awesome reach and the limits of presidential poweras well as singular insights into the dynamics of U.S. partisan politics and international diplomacy. Obama brings readers inside the Oval Office and the White House Situation Roomand to MoscowCairoBeijingand points beyond. We are privy to his thoughts as he assembles his cabinetwrestles with a global financial crisistakes the measure of Vladimir Putinovercomes seemingly insurmountable odds to secure passage of the Affordable Care Actclashes with generals about U.S. strategy in Afghanistantackles Wall Street reformresponds to the devastating Deepwater Horizon blowoutand authorizes Operation Neptune's Spearwhich leads to the death of Osama bin Laden. A Promised Land is extraordinarily intimate and introspective--the story of one man's bet with historythe faith of a community organizer tested on the world stage. Obama is candid about the balancing act of running for office as a Black Americanbearing the expectations of a generation buoyed by messages of \

A Promised Land

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  • SKU: BM705
  • Author: Barack Obama
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  • Genre: Nonfiction
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