To Obama: A People's History (Paperback)Jeanne Marie Laskas (author)
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 342 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
A moving and inevitably nostalgic or even elegiac read, redolent of the human grace and statesmanship of the Obama presidency ... A beautifully researched and written book * Observer *
To Obama gives us a glimpse of a secret and incredibly sweet world within his White House, and paints a portrait of a man deeply concerned with his citizens' problems, struggling to do the right thing. [A] startling, delicate and immensely readable story ... Another poignant reminder of what once was * Telegraph *
Full of lovely details ... The insight into America provided by the letters cleverly selected by Laskas is fascinating * Literary Review *
These stories, when you read them all together, tell the American story. It's inspirational, it's frustrating, it's angry, it's grateful, it's resilient -- Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama
Alternately heart-breaking and hopeful, angry and questioning - the empathetic, often poetic, polar opposite of the Trump twitter feed * Vogue *
The heartbreaking, hope-inducing letters tell the story of a nation * Elle *
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