The University of San Francisco: Gleeson Library

Elections 2008

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This guide lists some of the many resources on this topic, available either on the Web or at Gleeson Library.

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Books Available at USF

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Books by or about Barack Obama Books by or about John McCain
The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream, by Barack Obama, New York : Crown Publishers, c2006, call # E901.1.O23 A3 2006 Why Courage Matters: The Way to a Braver Life, by John McCain with Mark Salter, New York : Random House, c2004, call # BJ1533.C8 M32 2004
Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, by Barack Obama, New York : Times Books, c1995, call # E185.97.O23 A3 1995 Hard Call : The Art of Great Decisions, by John McCain with Mark Salter, New York : Twelve, 2008, c2007, call # CT105 .M395 2008
Barack Obama: Speeches 2002-2006, edited by Maureen Harrison and Steve Gilbert, Carlsbad, Calif.: Excellent Books, c2007, call # E901.1.O23 A32 2007 Worth the Fighting For : A Memoir, by John McCain with Mark Salter, New York : Random House, c2002, call # E840.8.M467 A3 2002
Barack Obama In His Own Words, edited by Lisa Rogak, New York : Carroll & Graf, 2007, call # E185.97.O23 A25 2007 Faith of My Fathers, by John McCain with Mark Salter, New York : Random House, c1999, call # E840.8.M467 A3 1999
Barack Obama: What He Believes in From His Own Works, Rockville, MD : Arc Manor, 2008, call # KF42.2 2008 John McCain : An Essay in Military and Political History, by John Karaagac, Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2000, call # E840.8.M26 K37 2000
Barack Obama, The New Face of American Politics, by Martin Dupuis and Keith Boeckelman, Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008, call # E901.1.O23 D87 2008 John McCain : An American Odyssey, by Robert Timberg, New York : Free Press, 2007, call # E840.8.M26 T56 2007
What's Wrong with Obamamania?: Black America, Black Leadership, and the Death of Political Imagination, by Ricky L. Jones; with a foreword by J. Blaine Hudson, Albany : State University of New York Press, c2008, call # E901.1.O23 J66 2008 Man of the People : The Life of John McCain, by Paul Alexander, Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2003, call # E840.8.M26 A44 2003
Obama: From Promise to Power, by David Mendell, New York : Amistad/HarperCollins, c2007, call # E901.1.O23 M46 2007 Citizen McCain, by Elizabeth Drew, New York : Simon & Schuster, c2002, call # E840.8.M26 D74 2002
Barack Obama : A Biography, by Joann F. Price, Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008, call # E901.1.O23 P75 2008 Free Ride : John McCain and the Media, by David Brock and Paul Waldman, New York : Anchor Books, 2008, call # E840.8.M26 B76 2008
A Bound Man : Why We Are Excited About Obama and Why He Can't Win, by Shelby Steele, New York : Free Press, 2008, call # E901.1.O23 S74 2008 The Nightingale's Song, by Robert Timberg, New York : Simon & Schuster, c1995, call # E876 .T55 1995
Barack Obama : This Improbable Quest, by John K. Wilson, Boulder, CO : Paradigm, c2008, call # E901.1.O23 W56 2008 Dear America : Letters Home from Vietnam, edited by Bernard Edelman for the New York Vietnam Veterans Memorial Commission ; with a new introduction by John McCain ; foreword by William Brotles, New York : London : W. W. Norton, 2002, call # DS559.5 .D43 2002
Obama vs. McCain: Voting Records of Barack Obama & John McCain for the 109th and 110th Congress, Rockville, Md. : Arc Manor, 2008, call # JK1051 .O23 2008 Debunking 9/11 Myths : Why conspiracy Theories Can't Stand Up to the Facts, edited by David Dunbar & Brad Reagan ; foreword by John McCain, New York : Hearst Books, c2006, call # HV6432.7 .D43 2006

Odysseus in America : Combat Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming, by Jonathan Shay; foreword by Max Cleland and John McCain, New York : Scribner, c2002, call # RC550 .S533 2002

Obama vs. McCain: Voting Records of Barack Obama & John McCain for the 109th and 110th Congress, Rockville, Md. : Arc Manor, 2008, call # JK1051 .O23 2008
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