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Barack Obama

Biography

Barack Obama

Barack Obama was the 44th president of the United States, elected in November 2008 and holding office for two terms. He is the recipient of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize and the New York Times bestselling author of DREAMS FROM MY FATHER, THE AUDACITY OF HOPE and A PROMISED LAND. He lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife, Michelle. They have two daughters, Malia and Sasha.

Barack Obama

Books by Barack Obama

by Barack Obama - Memoir, Nonfiction, Politics

In this highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing 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 4, 2008, when he was elected 44th president of the United States, becoming the first African American to hold the nation’s highest office.