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Author Firstbrook, P. L.

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

Publication Info. New York : Crown Publishers, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  920 FIRSTBROOK    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  920 FIR    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  B OBAMA FAMILY    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Manross Branch - Non Fiction  B OBAMA    Check Shelf
 Burlington Public Library - Adult Department  B OBAMA    Check Shelf
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Adult Department  GROUP BIOGRAPHY OBAMA, FAMILY    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  B OBAMA FAMILY F    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  B OBAMA FAMILY    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  973.932 FIRSTBROOK    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  92 OBAMA FAMILY    Check Shelf

Edition First American edition.
Description 333 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, genealogical table ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [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".
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 family.
Obama, Barack -- Family.
Kenya -- Biography.
Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people) -- Biography.
Presidents -- United States -- Family -- Case studies.
ISBN 9780307591401
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