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The Bridge

The Life and Rise of Barack Obama

The Bridge( )
Author: Remnick, David
ISBN:978-0-375-70230-3
Publication Date:Jan 2011
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

National Bestseller In this nuanced and complex portrait of Barack Obama, Pulitzer Prize-winner David Remnick offers a thorough, intricate, and riveting account of the unique experiences that shaped our nation's first African American president.   Through extensive on-the-record interviews with friends and teachers, mentors and disparagers, family members and Obama himself, Remnick explores the elite institutions that first exposed Obama to...
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Remnick, David (Author)
David Remnick was born on October 29, 1958 in Hackensack, N.J. and educated at Princeton University. He began his career at the Washington Post in 1982. In 1992, he became a staff writer for the New Yorker.

Remnick's book, Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire, won the 1994 Pulitzer Prize in General Non-Fiction. The work deals with the last days of the Soviet Union, which Remnick witnessed firsthand as foreign correspondent to Moscow from the Washington Post.

Remnick is the author of numerous other works including The Devil Problem (And Other True Stories) published in 1996, Resurrection, The Struggle for a New Russia in 1997, and King of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero, published in 1998. His most recent title, The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama, was published in 2010. 030



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