Saturday February 22, 2020

Definitive account of the making of Obama

Barack Obama: The Story by David Maraniss. Simon & Schuster, €32.50. Reviewed by Niall Stanage.

23rd June, 2012
Barack Obama: David Maraniss's book maps the contours of his character better than anything that has gone before. Photo: Getty

Barack Obama: The Story by David Maraniss

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There are many ways to judge a book, but one of the simpler ones is that if a reader reaches the end and wishes that it was longer, the author is doing something right. This is especially true when, as is the case here, the book weighs in at around 600 pages. Barack Obama: The Story is magnificent. It is clearly the product of immense labour, yet it...

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