Barack Obama (DK Biography) by Stephen Krensky PDF

By Stephen Krensky

ISBN-10: 0756658055

ISBN-13: 9780756658052

Loaded with archival photos and outstanding evidence, the DK Biography sequence introduces younger readers to a few of history's finest and influential characters. From his youth in Hawaii and Indonesia, to his paintings as a group organizer in Chicago, to his first months within the Oval workplace, DK Biography: Barack Obama tells the tale of the forty fourth president of the us.

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He wanted to learn about finance and currency, law-making, business, real estate, and banks. After his experience in Chicago, he felt ready to learn all of this—and to bring it back to Chicago and put it to work. A few months later, he was accepted to Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, one of the most prestigious law schools in the country. Of course, Barack realized that there was a danger in taking this road to advancement. He would be tempted to leave the fighting to others. Why not be satisfied with being a good example, a shiny role model?

Barack admitted to himself that he was a little nervous about making the trip. It probably helped that he spent a few weeks traveling through Europe first. But then the moment arrived. In his mind, Africa TUNISIA MOROCCO had become more of a dream than an actual A L G E R IA L IBYA EGYPT destination, “a new 4 BIBS B%F T F S U MAURITANIA MALI promised land, full NIG E R ERITREA CH AD of ancient SU DAN I NA DJIBOUTI RK SOMALILAND NIG E R IA traditions and CENTRAL ET H I OPI A AFRICAN REPUBLIC sweeping vistas, SOMALIA UGANDA KENYA GABON noble struggles RWANDA C DEM.

Chapter 6 ,FOZB S ix years had passed since Barack’s father’s death. It was the summer of 1988, and he would be starting law school in the fall. But first, he was taking a long-delayed trip into his past. He was going to Kenya. Barack admitted to himself that he was a little nervous about making the trip. It probably helped that he spent a few weeks traveling through Europe first. But then the moment arrived. In his mind, Africa TUNISIA MOROCCO had become more of a dream than an actual A L G E R IA L IBYA EGYPT destination, “a new 4 BIBS B%F T F S U MAURITANIA MALI promised land, full NIG E R ERITREA CH AD of ancient SU DAN I NA DJIBOUTI RK SOMALILAND NIG E R IA traditions and CENTRAL ET H I OPI A AFRICAN REPUBLIC sweeping vistas, SOMALIA UGANDA KENYA GABON noble struggles RWANDA C DEM.

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