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Obama: An Intimate Portrait (Pete Souza Book)

Relive the extraordinary Presidency of Barack Obama through White House photographer Pete Souza's behind-the-scenes images and stories in this #1 New York Times bestseller--with a foreword from the President himself.During Barack Obama's two terms, Pete Souza was with the President during more crucial moments than anyone else--and he photographed them all. Souza captured nearly two million photographs of President Obama, in moments highly classified and disarmingly candid.Obama: An Intimate Portrait reproduces more than 300 of Souza's most iconic photographs with fine-art print quality in an oversize collectible format. Together they document the most consequential hours of the Presidency--including the historic image of President Obama and his advisors in the Situation Room during the bin Laden mission--alongside unguarded moments with the President's family, his encounters with children, interactions with world leaders and cultural figures, and more.Souza's photographs, with the behind-the-scenes captions and stories that accompany them, communicate the pace and power of our nation's highest office. They also reveal the spirit of the extraordinary man who became our President. We see President Obama lead our nation through monumental challenges, comfort us in calamity and loss, share in hard-won victories, and set a singular example to "be kind and be useful," as he would instruct his daughters.This book puts you in the White House with President Obama, and will be a treasured record of a landmark era in American history.Age Range: Adult* * *A deluxe limited slipcase edition is also available.


Obama: The Historic Presidency of Barack Obama - 2,920 Days (Mark Greenberg Book)

A vibrant celebration of President Obama, this perfect commemorative book provides a valuable record of his historical presidency. In January 2017, Barack Obama concluded two terms of his historic presidency. Through stunning images by White House photographers and beyond, as well as notable essays and quotes from a broad spectrum of people, Obama looks back at President Obama’s journey—from his remarkable victory to his final days in office and the significant milestones along the way.       Obama features rare and unseen photographs, along with iconic images and newspaper front pages from the president’s 2,920 days in office. It includes dramatic pictures, including the iconic shot from the situation room as the president and his staff watched the live unfolding of the bin Laden raid; day-to-day images of Obama in his roles as a world leader, policy maker, commander in chief, and father; lighthearted photos from the White House Correspondents’ Dinner; late-night television appearances; and moments with the entire Obama family.      Included are excerpts from seven historic speeches and contributions from notable historians, community leaders, journalists, academics and business leaders—including Sir Richard Branson, Laurie Garrett, Tweed Roosevelt, Anastasia Somoza and others whose lives have been touched by Obama’s actions and initiatives. Obama is truly a keepsake memento of a beloved president.  


Obama: An Intimate Portrait, Deluxe Limited Edition (Pete Souza Book)

ABOUT THE DELUXE EDITION:This deluxe edition has been personally signed by Pete Souza.This collectible edition of Obama: An Intimate Portrait will stand the test of time. It is printed on heavy fine art paper, with every photograph protected by gloss varnish; bound in rich blue cloth, stamped with foil; and protected by a durable clothbound slipcase, debossed with Souza's signature and mounted with a laminated photographic print. It also includes a separate 8-by-10-inch print of Souza's iconic photograph of the President dancing with the First Lady, suitable for framing and display in your home.This 352-page book is 12 inches wide by 10 inches tall. It weighs more than seven pounds.ABOUT THE BOOK:Relive the extraordinary Presidency of Barack Obama through White House photographer Pete Souza's behind-the-scenes images and stories--some published here for the first time--with a foreword from the President himself.During Barack Obama's two terms, Pete Souza was with the President during more crucial moments than anyone else--and he photographed them all. Souza captured nearly two million photographs of President Obama, in moments highly classified and disarmingly candid.Obama: An Intimate Portrait reproduces more than 300 of Souza's most iconic photographs. Together they document the most consequential hours of the Presidency--including the historic image of President Obama and his advisors in the Situation Room during the bin Laden mission--alongside unguarded moments with the President's family, his encounters with children, interactions with world leaders and cultural figures, and more.Souza's photographs, with the behind-the-scenes captions and stories that accompany them, communicate the pace and power of our nation's highest office. They also reveal the spirit of the extraordinary man who became our President. We see President Obama lead our nation through monumental challenges, comfort us in calamity and loss, share in hard-won victories, and set a singular example to "be kind and be useful," as he would instruct his daughters.This book puts you in the White House with President Obama, and will be a treasured record of a landmark era in American history.


The President's Devotional: The Daily Readings That Inspired President Obama (Joshua DuBois Book)

The President's Devotional lets you start each day with the words that have inspired President Barack Obama, collected by Joshua DuBois, President Obama's "Pastor-in-Chief" (Time magazine)—his spiritual advisor who also served as the executive director of the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.Every day, DuBois provided President Obama with a morning devotional weaving together scripture, song, prayer, and reflections, motivated by the spirit of God and infused with joyful flair. The President’s Devotional contains the best of these devotionals, daily spiritual guidance that offer peace, comfort, and inspiration throughout the entire year. 


Portrait of a President (William Raymond Manchester Book)

Written by one of President John F. Kennedy's greatest admirers and closest confidants, this intimately detailed account provides a rarely seen glimpse into the emotions behind the Kennedy administration--from the elation of victory to the frustrating challenges facing a young president at this pivotal turning point in U.S. history. Originally published in 1962--before the assassination of JFK--Portrait of a President is William Manchester's first biography of the 35th President of the United States. In addition to personal encounters with JFK, the biography draws from over forty interviews conducted in the first year of his presidency. In speaking with those closest to the president, both in his administration and his family, Manchester captures a complete portrait of one of the most highly regarded figures of the twentieth century.


Chasing Light: Michelle Obama Through the Lens of a White House Photographer (Amanda Lucidon Book)

A New York Times Best SellerA collection of striking and intimate photographs of Michelle Obama—many never before seen—coupled with personal reflections and behind-the-scenes stories from Official White House Photographer Amanda Lucidon, presented in a deluxe format. Michelle Obama is one of the most admired First Ladies in history, known for her grace, spirit, and beauty, as well as for the amazing work she did during her tenure to promote girls’ education, combat childhood obesity, and support military families. In Chasing Light, former White House photographer Amanda Lucidon, who spent four years covering the First Lady, shares a rare insider’s perspective,from documenting life at the White House to covering domestic and overseas travel. This collection of 150 candid photos—many previously unreleased—and Amanda’s narrative reflections reveal just what makes Mrs. Obama so special. From an affectionate moment with her daughters atop the strikingly empty Great Wall of China to exuberant moments with schoolchildren and quiet moments between the First Lady and President Obama, the photos are a vibrant, candid, and beautiful celebration of the First Lady, capturing the qualities and strengths that have made Mrs. Obama so beloved.


The President's Photographer: Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office (John Bredar Book)


Dream Big Dreams: Photographs from Barack Obama's Inspiring and Historic Presidency (Young Readers) (Pete Souza Book)

From former Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza comes a book for young readers that highlights Barack Obama's historic presidency and the qualities and actions that make him so beloved.Pete Souza served as Chief Official White House Photographer for President Obama's full two terms. He was with the President during more crucial moments than anyone else - and he photographed them all, capturing scenes both classified and candid.Throughout his historic presidency, Obama engaged with young people as often as he could, encouraging them to be their best and do their best and to always "dream big dreams." In this timeless and timely keepsake volume that features over seventy-five full-color photographs, Souza shows the qualities of President Obama that make him both a great leader and an extraordinary man. With behind-the-scenes anecdotes of some iconic photos alongside photos with his family, colleagues, and other world leaders, Souza tells the story of a president who made history and still made time to engage with even the youngest citizens of the country he served.By the author of Obama: An Intimate Portrait, the definitive visual biography of Barack Obama's presidency, Dream Big Dreams was created especially for young readers and not only provides a beautiful portrait of a president but shows the true spirit of the man.


BARACK OBAMA biography bio book (David Right Book)

Bаrасk Obama hаѕ a special рlасе in history as hе is thе firѕt Afriсаn Amеriсаn president of USA. Bоrn in Hоnоlulu tо Ann Durhаm аnd Barack Obаmа Sr., Obama served аѕ Illinоiѕ Senator for a timе period of аррrоximаtеlу thrее аnd a hаlf year from Jаnuаrу 2005 - November 2008. Aѕ ѕооn аѕ he wаѕ elected аѕ thе President of thе Unitеd Stаtеѕ, he rеѕignеd frоm hiѕ роѕt оf Sеnаtоr. Hе hаѕ аn advantage of еxреriеnсе in fоrеign countries, a раtсh-wоrk оf сulturеѕ аnd рlасеѕ in his bасkgrоund. He саn blеnd in anywhere, identify with аnуbоdу, аnd connect with bоth sides асrоѕѕ аlmоѕt аnу сhаѕm. Bаrасk Obаmа was thе 44th president оf thе Unitеd States, аnd the firѕt African Amеriсаn tо serve in thе оffiсе. Firѕt еlесtеd tо thе presidency in 2008, he wоn a ѕесоnd tеrm in 2012. “I аm not орроѕеd tо all wаrѕ. I'm opposed tо dumb wаrѕ.” —Barack Obama Sуnорѕiѕ Bоrn in Hоnоlulu in 1961, Barack Obаmа wеnt on tо bесоmе Prеѕidеnt of the Hаrvаrd Law Rеviеw аnd a U.S. senator representing Illinоiѕ. In 2008, hе wаѕ еlесtеd Prеѕidеnt of the Unitеd Stаtеѕ, bесоming thе first Afriсаn-Amеriсаn соmmаndеr-in-сhiеf. Hе ѕеrvеd twо terms аѕ thе 44 president оf thе Unitеd Stаtеѕ. BARACK OBAMA biography bio book


The Rise of Barack Obama (Pete Souza Book)

Award-winning photojournalist, Pete Souza, documents the meteoric rise of the charismatic Barack Obama from his first day in the U.S. Senate right up to the Pennsylvania presidential primary. More than 80% of these candid and stunning photographs capturing private and political moments have not been seen before. Souza provides extended commentary about each photo to place it in context, and describe the scene and participants. Photo-by-photo the viewer is allowed to examine the senator and candidate's path to the very cusp of history.