The Obamas: The Untold Story of an African Family

The Obamas: The Untold Story of an African Family

"Fascinating...adds many interesting details to what we know of the President's heritage." --David Remnick, TheNewYorker.com On January 20, 2009, a few hundred men, women, and children gathered under trees in the twilight at K'obama, a village on the shores of Lake Victoria in western Kenya. Barack Obama's rise to the American presidency had captivated people around the world, but members of this gathering took a special pride in the swearing in of America's first black president, for they were all Obamas, all the president's direct African family.   In the first in-depth history of the Obama family, Peter Firstbrook recounts a journey that starts in a mud hut by the White Nile and ends seve

Peter Firstbrook
Crown Publishers

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