Readers of The World as It Is: A Memoir of the Obama White House seeking engagement for all reading groups can gain further insight with this essential resource as a guide to aid your discussions.
The World As It Is: A Memoir of The Obama White House is written by the former White House deputy national security advisor Ben Rhodes. He served in the White House for nearly a decade. He started as a speechwriter, then he became the deputy national security advisor. Eventually, he became an aide to the President of the United States. In The World As It Is, Ben Rhodes writes the story about his partnership and friendship with one of the most historic presidents of the United States, former President Barrack Obama. He brings the readers to the Oval Office from the early days of the Obama campaign up to the final days of Obama’s presidential term. His characters are well-known figures like Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, Bob Gates among others. This is the most intimate account of the Obama’s presidency through the eyes of the talented writer Ben Rhodes.
Jon Favreau praises Ben Rhodes and calls him “one of the most brilliant minds and powerful storytellers.” Samantha Power describes The World As It Is: A Memoir “insightful, funny, and moving.” Colum McCann calls this book a “stylish, beautifully written political memoir.”
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- Discussion aid which includes a wealth of prompts and information
- Overall plot synopsis and author biography
- Thought-provoking discussion questions for a deeper examination
- Creative exercises to foster alternate “if this was you” discussions
This is a companion guide based on The World as It Is: A Memoir of the Obama White House. This is meant to enhance and aid your reading experience, not to replace it. We strongly encourage you to purchase the original book before purchasing this unofficial companion guide.