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All About Barack Obama

Series: All About

By: Paul Freiberger & Michael Swaine

Price: CAD $8.50

Publisher: Blue River Press

Imprint: Blue River Press

128 Pages

5.31 X 7.63 X 0.3 ins

ISBN:  9781681571195 -- Paperback

Publication Date: 06/15/2020

Barack Obama was the 44th president of the United States, and the first African American to serve. He served two terms from 2009 to 2017, when he was replaced by President Donald Trump. Before the presidency, Obama served as an Illinois Senator and a US Senator.

Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Barack Obama had to overcome the difficulty of having multiracial parents at a time when that was frowned upon. Through his childhood and teenage years, he struggled with issues of identity. Things began to make sense when he graduated from Columbia University and began working in Chicago communities. After graduating from Harvard Law School, he became a civil rights attorney and professor.

He ran for president in 2008 and won, staying in office until 2017. He is definitely a 21st century president and was the first president to upload his weekly addresses to YouTube.

Paul Freiberger is an award-winning writer. whose has been widely praised for its effectiveness and compassion. Paul won The Los Angeles Times Book Award as co-author of Fuzzy Logic (Simon & Schuster, 1994) and he co-authored the best-selling Fire in the Valley: The Making of the Personal Computer (McGraw-Hill) which was made into the Hollywood movie Pirates of Silicon Valley. He earned a B.A. in history at the State University of New York at Binghamton and a Masters in Italian from Middlebury College.

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