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ISBN: 0739328190 / ISBN-13: 9780739328194

Dreams From My Father: A Story Of Race And Inheritance

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  • Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance (Random House Large Print Publishing) – Trade paperback (2008)
    by Barack Obama

    Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance

    Trade paperback, Random House Large Print Publishing
    2008
    English
    Large type / large print.
    691 pages

    ISBN: 0739328190
    ISBN-13: 9780739328194

    In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father--a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man--has been killed in a car accident. This sudden death inspires an emotional odyssey--first to a small town in Kansas, from which he retraces the migration of his mother's family to Hawaii, and then to Kenya, where he meets the African ... Show more

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Reviews of Dreams From My Father: A Story Of Race And Inheritance

Overall customer rating: 4.067
CALSGAL

Misplaced Dreams

by CALSGAL on Apr 30, 2010

I voted for Obama, but was disappointed in his views. Not what you would think of for our President.. More

pamela1717

Audiobook.

by pamela1717 on Aug 29, 2009

I don't even feel as if I should give this any type of star rating but I am required so I give it 2 stars. A bit disappointing for me and maybe it was because of Obama's narration...I'm just not sure. It just seemed to drone on and on for me and when I got to the part I was looking forward to (Obama ... More

csreader
by csreader on Aug 21, 2009

Give insight into the live and experiences lived by our president More

Page1

Mr. President

by Page1 on Jul 30, 2009

Truly enjoyed this novel. It was very relaxing to read. Clear insight into the making of a leader. More

Ellyb

Obama the author! Oh wait, he's got that day job.

by Ellyb on Dec 29, 2008

Barack Obama's memoir of his childhood and early career as a community organizer is incredibly honest and engaging. It is especially fascinating to read now that he is the President-Elect, because it was written before he ever ran for any sort of office and therefore is free of any word-mincing or ... More

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