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A Bound Man: Why We Are Excited about Obama and Why He Can't Win

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From "New York Times" bestselling and controversial author Steele comes the illuminating examination of the complex racial issues surrounding ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 3.667
innertemple

Would you be a bargainer or a challenger?

by innertemple on Oct 7, 2008

Shelby Steele outlines a comparison between two types of social masks for African Americans; the ?bargainer? and the ?challenger.? It appears that the main thesis of this book is the fact that Barak Obama can not win the presidential race because he is a ?bargainer? type. He seeks to ease the guilt ... More

verto

OBAMA

by verto on Jul 24, 2008

GREAT BOOK!! I learned more with this book and the "Dreams From My Father"! These of ALL the OBAMA books rate at the TOP for me thus far!! Do yourself a favor: READ IT!! More

Beefy1908

Bound Perspective

by Beefy1908 on Jul 17, 2008

While I do find several of Steele's points intriguing, I also found some of the ideas to be somewhat off base. He introduces the fact that Obama faces challenges that no other presidential candidate has ever faced, and that he must find a way to prioritize and balance these challenges with the best ... More

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