A Long Time Coming: The Inspiring, Combative 2008 Campaign and the Historic Election of Barack Obama

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Based on in-depth reporting by a special team of Newsweek reporters and written by bestselling author Evan Thomas, A Long Time Coming tells the inside story of Barack Obama's triumph over Senator John McCain to become the first African-American U.S. president. In juicy detail, it chronicles the long siege between Obama and Hillary Clinton, the wild ride of John McCain, and the explosive arrival of Sarah Palin. Finally, it shows how Obama overcame times of vexation and self-doubt to transform himself from the consummate outsider to the confident leader of an unstoppable political movement—one that brought hope and the possibility of redemption to the United States.
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Newsweek Editor-at-Large Evan Thomas has written more than a hundred cover stories. His other books include a biography of Robert Kennedy and, most recently, the New York Times bestseller Sea of Thunder. This book is based on reporting by Daren Briscoe, Eleanor Clift, Katie Connolly, Peter Goldman, Daniel Stone and Nick Summers.
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PublicAffairs
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Published on
Jun 17, 2009
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Pages
256
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ISBN
9780786747955
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Language
English
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Genres
Political Science / Political Process / Leadership
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