President Obama’s half-brother will publish a memoir next year, in a book deal one official says is worth six figures, the AP reports. George Obama, 27, lives in Kenya and did not grow up with the president, but they share a passion for community organizing—an area George embraced after a life of crime. His is the latest in a series of books by Obama relatives.
“Even had George Obama not been our President’s half brother, his story is moving and inspirational,” said a Simon & Schuster exec of Homeland, to be released in January. “It is an object lesson in survival, selflessness and courage.” (Read more Barack Obama stories.)