And Then Life Happens: A Memoir
By (author) Auma Obama
And Then Life Happens: A Memoir by Auma Obama
Book DescriptionWhile her younger brother Barack grew up in the U.S. and Indonesia, Auma Obama's childhood played out at the other end of the world in a remote village in Kenya, the birthplace of the siblings' shared father. Barack and Auma met for the first time in the 1980s, and they built a lasting relationship which lead to travels together in Kenya, research into their family history and finally Auma's support for her brother's political career and eventual bid for the U.S. presidency. Auma spent sixteen years studying and living in Germany, moved to England for love, and gave birth to a daughter there. The tension between her original and chosen worlds and cultures was a constant challenge, and eventually Auma returned to Africa and worked to support young men and women in shaping their futures.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781250010056
Classification: Autobiography: general
Format: Hardback (210mm x 140mm x 30mm)
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 15-May-2012
Country of Publication: United States
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While her younger brother Barack grew up in the US and Indonesia, Auma Obama's childhood played out at the other end of the world in a remote village in Kenya, the birthplace of the siblings' shared father. In this memoir, Auma shares her own story as well as recollections of and experiences with her famous brother.
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Author Biography - Auma Obama
AUMA OBAMA was born in Kenya right after the country gained its independence. She grew up first with her mother and paternal grandparents, and later with her (and President Obama's) father and American step-mother. She now works in Nairobi for CARE International, an organization specializing in educational projects worldwide.
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