The American Journey of Barack Obama, eBook text edition

By The Editors of Life Magazine (Electronic Book, 2008)

For decades Americans have turned to LIFE to see, understand, and remember the most important events and people of our time. Just as LIFE once opened up the glittering Kennedy White House, LIFE now focuses its lens on Barack Obama. The American Journey of Barack Obama covers the candidate from his childhood and adolescence to his time as editor of The Harvard Law Review and his Chicago activist years, culminating with the excitement and fervor of the historic 2008 Democratic National Convention. The unfolding drama of Obama's life and political career is cinematic in scope, and never has it been presented so compellingly. This book includes a Foreword by Senator Edward M. Kennedy, an incisive narrative biography and original essays by some of our finest writers, including Gay Talese, Charles Johnson, Melissa Fay Greene, Andrei Codrescu, Fay Weldon, Richard Norton Smith, Bob Greene and several others. Many readers will find a new understanding of Obama. All readers will feel that they are bearing witness to a singular, undeniably American story.
**Images present in the print version of this book are omitted for licensing reasons**

  • Little, Brown and Company
    • Format: Electronic Book

    • Price: $11.99 US/$11.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316068819

    • On Sale Date: 12/22/2008

    • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company

    • Imprint: Little, Brown and Company

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For decades Americans have turned to LIFE to see, understand, and remember the most important events and people of our time. Just as LIFE once opened up the glittering Kennedy White House, LIFE now focuses its lens on Barack Obama. The American Journey of Barack Obama covers the candidate from his childhood and adolescence to his time as editor of The Harvard Law Review and his Chicago activist years, culminating with the excitement and fervor of the historic 2008 Democratic National Convention. The unfolding drama of Obama's life and political career is cinematic in scope, and never has it been presented so compellingly. This book includes a Foreword by Senator Edward M. Kennedy, an incisive narrative biography and original essays by some of our finest writers, including Gay Talese, Charles Johnson, Melissa Fay Greene, Andrei Codrescu, Fay Weldon, Richard Norton Smith, Bob Greene and several others. Many readers will find a new understanding of Obama. All readers will feel that they are bearing witness to a singular, undeniably American story.
**Images present in the print version of this book are omitted for licensing reasons**

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The American Journey of Barack Obama, eBook text edition
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
  • Price: $11.99 US/$11.99 CAN
  • ISBN-13: 9780316068819
  • On Sale Date: 12/22/2008
The American Journey of Barack Obama, eBook text edition