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Obama Rising

Personal Reflections, Political Commentary, and Poetry at a Critical Intersection of History--all in Realtime from the Heart of a Poet

by Larry Christianson

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Published by North Star Pr of st Cloud .
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ISBN 100878393153
ISBN 109780878393152
OCLC/WorldCa319487275


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