Series: Shapers of America
Book: Barack Obama: The Politics of Hope

Obama Cover Book Summary
On July 27, 2004, a little-known state senator from Illinois burst onto the national stage by delivering one of the most electrifying keynote addresses ever heard at a presidential nominating convention. Since then, Barack Obama has become one of the Democratic Party's most prominent figures. His political and intellectual gifts are extraordinary, but it is Obama's unusual background and life story that have most intrigued American voters. This book chronicles his journey from Hawaii and Indonesia to Harvard University Law School, the streets of Chicago's South Side, and the halls of Congress.

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Book Information
Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-1-59556-024-7
168 Pages
50+ color maps, photos, illustrations, chronology, glossary, further reading, internet resources & index

Author Bio
William Michael Davis earned his degree in Political Science from Villanova University. He is a former Congressional staffer and candidate for the Pennsylvania Legislature. He and his wife, Kathleen, reside in suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.