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Obama: The Call of History ■ ■ BY P E T E R B A K E R

An authoritative and lavishly illustrated history of Barack Obama’s presidency S E LLING POINTS ■■ The first comprehensive history of Obama’s presidency, from his first day in office to his last ■■ With privileged access to President Obama and the White House, author Peter Baker brings a unique voice and perspective to the book ■■ Richly illustrated with exclusive behind-the-scenes photographs that capture history as it is made

S PECIFICATIONS 275 color photographs 320 pages, 9½ × 11⅞" Hardcover with jacket

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RIGHTS: WORLD ENGLISH eter Baker’s authoritative history of the Obama

PUB MONTH: APRIL

presidency is the first complete account that

BIOGRAPHY • HISTORY •

will stand the test of time. Baker takes the measure

of Obama’s achievements and disappointments in office and brings into focus the real legacy of the man

PHOTOGRAPHY ISBN 978-0-935112-90-0 ISBN 978-0-935112-90-0 US $50.00  CAN $62.50 55000

who, as he described himself, “doesn’t look like all the 9 780935 112900

presidents on the dollar bills.” With vivid color photographs by New York Times photographers and others of the events, major and minor, public and behind-the scenes, that defined Barack Obama’s eight years in office, Obama: The Call of History is a portrait in full of America’s first AfricanAmerican president against the background of these tumultuous times. As chief White House correspondent for the New York Times, Peter Baker covered the Obama presidency since its inception. He is the author of Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House, named one of the five best nonfiction books of 2013 by the New York Times Book Review and a Notable Book of the Year by the Washington Post; as well as The Breach: Inside the Impeachment and Trial of William Jefferson Clinton; and, with his wife, Susan Glasser, Kremlin Rising: Vladimir Putin’s Russia and the End of Revolution.

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