Nominated for a 2017 NAACP Image Award: Best Biography or Memoir
Peter Baker’s authoritative history of the Obama presidency is the first complete account that 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 who, as he described himself, “doesn’t look like all the 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 African-American president against the background of these tumultuous times.
Baker & Taylor An authoritative, lavishly photographed history of the 44th commander-in-chief's presidency evaluates Obama's in-office achievements and disappointments to assess his qualitative legacy, sharing insights into the public and behind-the-scenes events that marked his eight tumultuous years.
Baker & Taylor Chronicles the presidency of Barack Obama, evaluating his achievements and disappointments in office to assess his legacy.