The Barack Obama Miscellany

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Did you know, for example, that his first job was scooping ice-cream at Baskin-Robbins? Or that his favorite book is Moby Dick? Maybe you want to find out where he took Michelle on their first date, or the facts behind his meteoric rise from junior state Senator to leader of the free world? Bestselling author and Obama enthusiast Mark Hanks has compiled hundreds of the most intriguing and informative facts to amaze and inspire you. Prepare to find out everything you ever wanted to know about the most powerful man on the planet—from his shoe size (11) to the weight he can bench press (200 pounds) to the name of his pet ape when he lived in Indonesia (Tata). Filled to the brim with fun facts and interesting anecdotes on the most exciting election in recent history and the man with the plan for Change, this is the perfect gift for anyone swept up in the tide of Obamamania.


Mark Hanks is the author of The Book of Celebrity Useless Information, The Book of Political Bollocks, and Is it Just Me or are All Politicians Shite?