New Release Books by Pete Souza

Pete Souza is the author of Shade (2019), Dream Big Dreams (2017), Obama: An Intimate Portrait (2017), Images of Greatness (2004), New York and Pennsylvania and New Jersey (1997) and other 2 books.

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Shade

release date: Oct 01, 2019
Shade
From Pete Souza, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of OBAMA: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT, comes a potent commentary on the PresidencyAs Chief Official White House Photographer, Pete Souza spent more time alongside President Barack Obama than almost anyone else. His years photographing the President gave him an intimate behind-the-scenes view of the unique gravity of the Office of the Presidency - and the tremendous responsibility that comes with it.Now, as a concerned citizen observing the Trump administration, he is standing up and speaking out.SHADE is a portrait in Presidential contrasts, telling the tale of the Obama and Trump administrations through a series of visual juxtapositions. Here, more than one hundred of Souza''s unforgettable images of President Obama deliver new power and meaning when framed by the tweets, news headlines, and quotes that have defined the Trump White House.What began with Souza''s Instagram posts soon after President Trump''s inauguration in January 2017 has become a potent commentary on the state of the Presidency, and our country. Some call this "throwing shade." Souza calls it telling the truth.In SHADE, Souza''s photographs are more than a rejoinder to the chaos, abuses of power, and destructive policies that now define our nation''s highest office. They are a reminder of a President we could believe in, and a courageous defense of American values.

Dream Big Dreams

release date: Nov 21, 2017
Dream Big Dreams
From former Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza comes a book for young readers that highlights Barack Obama''s historic presidency and the qualities and actions that make him so beloved. Pete Souza served as Chief Official White House Photographer for President Obama''s full two terms. He was with the President during more crucial moments than anyone else - and he photographed them all, capturing scenes both classified and candid. Throughout his historic presidency, Obama engaged with young people as often as he could, encouraging them to be their best and do their best and to always "dream big dreams." In this timeless and timely keepsake volume that features over seventy-five full-color photographs, Souza shows the qualities of President Obama that make him both a great leader and an extraordinary man. With behind-the-scenes anecdotes of some iconic photos alongside photos with his family, colleagues, and other world leaders, Souza tells the story of a president who made history and still made time to engage with even the youngest citizens of the country he served. By the author of Obama: An Intimate Portrait, the definitive visual biography of Barack Obama''s presidency, Dream Big Dreams was created especially for young readers and not only provides a beautiful portrait of a president but shows the true spirit of the man.

Obama: An Intimate Portrait

release date: Nov 14, 2017
Obama: An Intimate Portrait
The definitive visual biography of Barack Obama''s historic presidency, captured in unprecedented detail by his Chief White House photographer, presented in an oversize, 12"x10"exquisitely produced format, and featuring a foreword from the President himself. Pete Souza was with President Obama during more crucial moments than anyone else and he photographed them all - from the highly classified to the disarmingly candid. Obama: An Intimate Portrait reproduces more than three hundred of Souza''s most iconic photographs in exquisite detail, some of which have never been published before. Souza''s photographs, with the behind-the-scenes captions and stories that accompany them, document the most consequential hours of the Presidency alongside unguarded moments with the President''s family, his encounters with children, interactions with world leaders and cultural figures, and more. These images communicate the pace and power of America''s highest office and reveal the spirit of the extraordinary man who became President. The result is a portrait of exceptional intimacy and a stunning record of a landmark era in American history. ''Precious historical documents . . . vividly human and often funny . . . these images tell the true story of a presidency that words have failed'' Jonathan Jones, Guardian

Images of Greatness

release date: Jan 01, 2004
Images of Greatness
A former official White House photographer presents a collection of portraits spanning more than five years of Ronald Reagan''s presidency, covering both historical events and private moments.

Unguarded Moments

release date: Jan 01, 1992
Unguarded Moments
An unprecedented look at one of the most colorful presidents in American history.

Plebe Summer at the U.S. Naval Academy

release date: Jan 01, 2003
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