The Resource Thanks, Obama : my hopey, changey White House years, David Litt

Thanks, Obama : my hopey, changey White House years, David Litt

Label
Thanks, Obama : my hopey, changey White House years
Title
Thanks, Obama
Title remainder
my hopey, changey White House years
Statement of responsibility
David Litt
Creator
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Remember when presidents spoke in complete sentences instead of in unhinged tweets? David Litt does. In his comic, coming-of-age memoir, he takes us back to the Obama years - and charts a path forward in the age of Trump. More than any other presidency, Barack Obama's eight years in the White House were defined by young people - twenty-somethings who didn't have much experience in politics (or anything else, for that matter), yet suddenly found themselves in the most high-stakes office building on earth. David Litt was one of those twenty-somethings. After graduating from college in 2008, he went straight to the Obama campaign. In 2011, he became one of the youngest White House speechwriters in history. Until leaving the White House in 2016, he wrote on topics from healthcare to climate change to criminal justice reform. Now, in this refreshingly honest memoir, Litt brings us inside Obamaworld. With a humorists' eye for detail, he describes what it's like to accidentally trigger an international incident or nearly set a president's hair aflame. He answers questions you never knew you had: Which White House men's room is the classiest? What do you do when the commander in chief gets your name wrong? Where should you never, under any circumstances, change clothes on Air Force One? With nearly a decade of stories to tell, Litt makes clear that politics is completely, hopelessly absurd. But it's also important. For all the moments of chaos, frustration, and yes, disillusionment, Litt remains a believer in the words that first drew him to the Obama campaign: "People who love this country can change it." In telling his own story, Litt sheds fresh light on his former boss's legacy. And he argues that, despite the current political climate, the politics championed by Barack Obama will outlive the presidency of Donald Trump. Full of hilarious stories and told in a truly original voice, Thanks, Obama is an exciting debut about what it means - personally, professionally, and politically - to grow up."
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
AU-TuBDP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1986-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Litt, David
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Intended audience
Adult
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by the author
Series statement
Borrowbox
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Litt, David
  • Humorists, American
  • Political satire, American
  • Presidents
  • Speechwriters
Target audience
adult
Label
Thanks, Obama : my hopey, changey White House years, David Litt
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=HCA_442344&b2bSite=1545
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Publication
Copyright
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  • Downloadable Audiobook
  • Duration: 10:00:00
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9780062695819-HCA1168925-000
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (10 hr., 00 min.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
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not applicable
Isbn
9780062695819
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not applicable
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not applicable
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
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not applicable
Label
Thanks, Obama : my hopey, changey White House years, David Litt
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=HCA_442344&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Downloadable Audiobook
  • Duration: 10:00:00
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9780062695819-HCA1168925-000
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (10 hr., 00 min.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062695819
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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