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Dreams from My Father
By President Barack Obama

Dreams from My Father

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Dreams from My Father by President Barack Obama

Book Awards

  • Winner of Galaxy British Book Awards: Tesco Biography of the Year 2009.

Book Description

The son of a black African father and a white American mother, Obama was only two years old when his father walked out on the family. Many years later, Obama receives a phone call from Nairobi: his father is dead. This sudden news inspires an emotional odyssey for Obama, determined to learn the truth of his father's life and reconcile his divided inheritance. Written at the age of thirty-three, Dreams from my Father is an unforgettable read. it illuminates not only Obama's journey, but also our universal desire to understand our history, and what makes us the people we are.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781847670946
ISBN-10: 1847670946
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 28mm)
Pages: 464
Imprint: Canongate Books Ltd
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - President Barack Obama

Barack Obama was born in Honolulu in 1961. In his early twenties he found his vocation working among poor communities on the south side of Chicago. Later he went to law school at Harvard University, where he became the first black president of the Harvard Law Review. In 1995 he published his memoir Dreams from My Father, which became a bestseller soon after it was reissued in 2004. After returning to Chicago, he was elected to the Illinois State Senate in 1996. Barack Obama delivered the keynote address at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, and later that year he was elected to the US Senate. His second book, The Audacity of Hope, was published in 2006 and became an immediate bestseller. In November 2008 Senator Obama beat John McCain to become the 44th President of the United States of America. He is married to Michelle, with whom he has two daughters, Sasha and Malia.

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