The Resource Thanks, Obama : my hopey, changey White House years, David Litt, (electronic resource)

Thanks, Obama : my hopey, changey White House years, David Litt, (electronic resource)

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Thanks, Obama : my hopey, changey White House years
Title
Thanks, Obama
Title remainder
my hopey, changey White House years
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David Litt
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Author
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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. As President Obama's go-to comedy writer, he also took the lead on the White House Correspondents' Dinner, the so-called "State of the Union of jokes."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
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1986-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Litt, David
Dewey number
973.932092
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not applicable
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LC call number
E908.3
LC item number
.L58 2017ab
Literary text for sound recordings
  • autobiography
  • memoirs
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not applicable
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Read by David Litt
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  • Litt, David
  • Obama, Barack
  • Obama, Barack
  • Presidents
  • Speechwriters
  • Humorists, American
  • Political satire, American
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
  • United States
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Thanks, Obama : my hopey, changey White House years, David Litt, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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Edition
  • Unabridged.
  • Retail edition.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (9 hr., 30 min., 58 sec.))
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online
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9780062695819
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rdamedia
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sound
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other
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(OCoLC)1004425347
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Label
Thanks, Obama : my hopey, changey White House years, David Litt, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • unknown
Edition
  • Unabridged.
  • Retail edition.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (9 hr., 30 min., 58 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062695819
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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digital.
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cd26a82b-0a3e-408e-9934-b1bdde07847b
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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(OCoLC)1004425347
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