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The promise: President Obama, year one
Book 2360/Completed: 3/17/2011

Author:Alter, Jonathan. Jonathan Alter.
Edition:1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Published:New York : Simon & Schuster, c2010.
Description:xviii, 458 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
LC Call No.:E907.A45 2010
Dewey No.:973.932092 B 22
ISBN:9781439101193
9781439154083 (ebook)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [441]-446) and index.
Obama takes charge -- White House-in-waiting -- Grant Park -- The Cabinet maker -- Picking Hillary -- Instant President -- Historic inauguration -- Sea legs -- Zen temperament -- Rahmbo -- The shovel brigade -- Larry and Tim -- The un-Bubba -- The global reset -- Tyrannosaurus Rx -- Professor-in-chief -- Off-hours -- The skinny guy and the fat cats -- Modus Obama -- "Don't blow it!" -- Chaos-istan -- The perfect and the good -- Epilogue.
Jonathan Alter, one of the country's most respected journalists and historians, uses his unique access to the White House to produce the first inside look at Obama's difficult debut. In Alter's telling, the real Obama is an authentic, demanding, unsentimental, and sometimes overconfident leader.
Subjects:Obama, Barack.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-
Obama, Barack -- Friends and associates.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
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