9781905483716

Redemption Song: Barack Obama : from Hope to Reality

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    9781905483716

  • ISBN10:

    1905483716

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-08-15
  • Publisher: Intl Pub Marketing
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Summary

In little more than four years, Barack Obama rose from political obscurity to become the forty-fourth president of the United States. His election win in November 2008 was a moment of enormous historical magnitude, greeted with an outpouring of emotion in America and around the world. But on taking office, Obama also faced a situation of unparalleled crisis, with a financial meltdown threatening the global economy and his country enmeshed in two wars.

Author Biography

Niall Stanage a native of Belfast, covers the US for the Sunday Business Post. He also writes extensively about American politics for the New York Observer. A former editor of Magill, his work has appeared in the Guardian, the Wall Street Journal and the Irish Independent, among many other publications. He lives in Harlem, New York.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 7
The Speechp. 15
Leap of Faithp. 35
Girding for Battlep. 53
Yes We Can!p. 71
Trumping the Race Cardp. 88
The Warriorp. 105
Elation and Frustrationp. 123
An End and a Beginningp. 143
Obama, Ireland and the Worldp. 161
Unconventional Conventionsp. 181
Breaking the Deadlockp. 199
The Final Pushp. 216
Chicagop. 232
Epiloguep. 246
Acknowledgementsp. 262
A Note on Sourcesp. 264
Indexp. 265
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