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An Obama's journey : my odyssey of self-discovery across three cultures

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The younger half-brother of the forty-fourth president provides a story of life and identity, recounting his relationship with the commander-in-chief, his family's struggle with domestic violence, and his multi-cultural background.

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Clyde-Savannah Public Library 973.932 Ndesandjo (Text)
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  • ISBN: 9781493007516
  • ISBN: 1493007513
  • Physical Description: xvi, 374 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Guilford, CT : Lyons Press, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, c2014.

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Prelude : winter in Beijing, 2009 -- Kenya : where it all began -- My parents : a failed elopement -- Dissolution : Johnnie Walker Black Label -- Cleansing -- My brother David : a tragedy -- Sex, beaches, and mixed-race families -- Of grandmothers, music, and wandering Jews -- Saints and sinners -- Being brown at Brown and other university stories -- Sibling atonement -- Harvard of the west -- Youthful indiscretions : the second time I realized I was ugly -- Culture shocks and untimely nuns -- Digital revolutions, sowing the seeds of rebellion -- A war begins : I look to the east -- The middle kingdom : China -- The orphans and a cup of water -- On love and dreams -- New directions and a special gift -- The new America has arrived -- White House family reunion -- Coda : Kenyan spring.
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The younger half-brother of the forty-fourth president provides a story of life and identity, recounting his relationship with the commander-in-chief, his family's struggle with domestic violence, and his multi-cultural background.
Subject: Ndesandjo, Mark Obama.
Obama, Barack > Family.
Presidents > Brothers and sisters > Biography.
Genre: Autobiographies.


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