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The American Journey of Barack Obama

The Editors of Life Magazine

For decades Americans have turned to LIFE to understand, and remember the most important events and people of our time. Just as LIFE once opened up the glittering Kennedy White House, LIFE now focuses its lens on Barack Obama. The American Journey of Barack Obama covers the candidate from his childhood and adolescence to his time as editor of The Harvard Law Review and his Chicago activist years, culminating with the excitement and fervor of the historic 2008 Democratic National Convention. This audiobook includes a Foreword by Senator Edward M. Kennedy, an incisive narrative biography and original essays by some of our finest writers, including Gay Talese, Charles Johnson, Melissa Fay Greene, Andrei Codrescu, Fay Weldon, Richard Norton Smith, Bob Greene and several others. Many listeners will find a new understanding of Obama. All listeners will feel that they are bearing witness to a singular, undeniably American story.

For decades Americans have turned to LIFE to understand, and remember the most important events and people of our time. Just as LIFE once opened up the glittering Kennedy White House, LIFE now focuses its lens on Barack Obama. The American Journey of Barack Obama covers the candidate from his childhood and adolescence to his time as editor of The Harvard Law Review and his Chicago activist years, culminating with the excitement and fervor of the historic 2008 Democratic National Convention. This audiobook includes a Foreword by Senator Edward M. Kennedy, an incisive narrative biography and original essays by some of our finest writers, including Gay Talese, Charles Johnson, Melissa Fay Greene, Andrei Codrescu, Fay Weldon, Richard Norton Smith, Bob Greene and several others. Many listeners will find a new understanding of Obama. All listeners will feel that they are bearing witness to a singular, undeniably American story.
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For decades Americans have turned to LIFE to understand, and remember the most important events and people of our time. Just as LIFE once opened up the glittering Kennedy White House, LIFE now focuses its lens on Barack Obama. The American Journey of Barack Obama covers the candidate from his childhood and adolescence to his time as editor of The Harvard Law Review and his Chicago activist years, culminating with the excitement and fervor of the historic 2008 Democratic National Convention. This audiobook includes a Foreword by Senator Edward M. Kennedy, an incisive narrative biography and original essays by some of our finest writers, including Gay Talese, Charles Johnson, Melissa Fay Greene, Andrei Codrescu, Fay Weldon, Richard Norton Smith, Bob Greene and several others. Many listeners will find a new understanding of Obama. All listeners will feel that they are bearing witness to a singular, undeniably American story.

Language:

English

Length:

3h 57m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

09:23


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:48


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

10:28


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

13:33


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

11:01


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

25:47


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

23:46


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

12:18


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

17:21


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

10:03


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:03


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

13:29


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

10:03


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

08:41


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

16:29


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

10:40


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

10:59


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:17


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

12:04


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

01:00