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The Resource Homeland : an extraordinary story of hope and survival, George Obama with Damien Lews, (electronic resource)

Homeland : an extraordinary story of hope and survival, George Obama with Damien Lews, (electronic resource)

Label
Homeland : an extraordinary story of hope and survival
Title
Homeland
Title remainder
an extraordinary story of hope and survival
Statement of responsibility
George Obama with Damien Lews
Creator
Contributor
Language
eng
Summary
Homeland is the remarkable memoir of George Obama, the youngest son of the Obama clan and President Obama's Kenyan half-brother. The father that the brothers shared was as elusive a figure for George as he had been for Barack Obama; he died when George was six months old and George was raised by his mother and stepfather. But after his mother and stepfather separated, he drifted into gangs and petty crime. Arrested for robbery, restless, willful, and troubled, he lost himself in Nairobi's vast Mathare ghetto. After being framed for an armed robbery he did not commit and spending time in jail, he represented himself at trial and won the case. Vowing to turn his life around, he finished his education and set up the George Hussein Obama Homeland Foundation to help street kids overcome the miseries surrounding them. George Obama's story describes his unique struggles with family, tribe, inheritance, and redemption and the seminal influence his brother had on his own future
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Obama, George Hussein
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Dion Graham
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lewis, Damien
  • Graham, Dion
  • hoopla digital
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Homeland : an extraordinary story of hope and survival, George Obama with Damien Lews, (electronic resource)
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Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 31 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781441733238
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
10025538
Publisher number
MWT10025538
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(MWT)MWT10025538
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Homeland : an extraordinary story of hope and survival, George Obama with Damien Lews, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 31 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781441733238
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
10025538
Publisher number
MWT10025538
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(MWT)MWT10025538
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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