The promise
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The promise

President Obama, year one

1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
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This edition published in by Simon & Schuster in New York.

Written in English

458 pages

Jonathan Alter, one of the country's most respected journalists and historians, uses his unique access to the White House to produce the first inside look at Obama's difficult debut. In Alter's telling, the real Obama is an authentic, demanding, unsentimental, and sometimes overconfident leader.

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The promise

First published in 2010



Work Description

Jonathan Alter, one of the country's most respected journalists and historians, uses his unique access to the White House to produce the first inside look at Obama's difficult debut. In Alter's telling, the real Obama is an authentic, demanding, unsentimental, and sometimes overconfident leader.

The promise

President Obama, year one

1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.

This edition published in by Simon & Schuster in New York.


Edition Description

Jonathan Alter, one of the country's most respected journalists and historians, uses his unique access to the White House to produce the first inside look at Obama's difficult debut. In Alter's telling, the real Obama is an authentic, demanding, unsentimental, and sometimes overconfident leader.

Table of Contents

Obama takes charge
White House-in-waiting
Grant Park
The Cabinet maker
Picking Hillary
Instant President
Historic inauguration
Sea legs
Zen temperament
Rahmbo
The shovel brigade
Larry and Tim
The un-Bubba
The global reset
Tyrannosaurus Rx
Professor-in-chief
Off-hours
The skinny guy and the fat cats
Modus Obama
"Don't blow it!"
Chaos-istan
The perfect and the good
Epilogue.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [441]-446) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
973.932092, B
Library of Congress
E907 .A45 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
xviii, 458 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of pages
458

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24452221M
ISBN 13
9781439101193, 9781439154083
LC Control Number
2010020438

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