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New from David Maraniss

From the author of First In His Class, the definitive biography of Bill Clinton, When Pride Still Mattered, the bestselling biography of Vince Lombardi, and They Marched Into Sunlight, the classic saga of the Vietnam era—a stunning new multigenerational biography of Barack Obama.

“Still More To Learn About Barack Obama”
“Maraniss Probes What Makes Obama Tick”
“Biography At Its Best” -San Francisco Chronicle
“New Bio Peers Behind Obama’s Veil” -The Hill
"A vividly detailed, beautifully written, fascinating biography" -St. Pete Times
“A Revelatory Book” -The New York Times
“Like An Epic Novel” -Boston Globe
“An Exhaustively Reported Journey” -Wall Street Journal
“A Biography of Ambition” -Los Angeles Times
“Hell of a Writer” -Austin American Statesmant
“Out of This World”


Q&A with David

Q.What compelled you to write this book on President Obama?

A.I had written several long profiles of Barack Obama for The Washington Post during the 2008 campaign, but had not committed to writing a book about him because of my dismay over the modern American political culture, which I felt made it increasingly problematic for serious political historians to pursue fact and truth amid the ideological rubble and rabble of the moment. READ MORE...
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