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Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance

Obama, Barack

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ISBN 10: 081292343X / ISBN 13: 9780812923438
Published by Random House Inc
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Condition: Very Good +; "8vo. 403pgs. True first with unclipped dj, number line on copyright page. A slight bit of ink, very very slight, on the edges of several pages. Slight soiling to boards, else a great copy of an historic politican's first book." Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 54196

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Title: Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and ...

Publisher: Random House Inc

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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Obama, the son of a white American mother and a black African father, writes an elegant and compelling biography that powerfully articulates America's racial battleground and tells of his search for his place in black America. 8 pages of photos.

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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 side of his family, confronts the bitter truth of his father's life, and at last reconciles his divided inheritance.

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