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Dreams from my father : a story of race and inheritance

Author: Barack Obama
Publisher: New York : Random House Large Print, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[I]n New York ... 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Biography
Named Person: Barack Obama; Barack Obama
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barack Obama
ISBN: 9780739325766 0739325760 9780739328194 0739328190
OCLC Number: 65399665
Notes: Originally published: 1995.
Awards: The New York Times Bestseller.
Description: xxiv, 691 pages (large print) ; 25 cm
Contents: Originally published: New York : Times Books, c1995. With new introd. and text from keynote address to the Democratic Convention, 2004.
Responsibility: by Barack Obama.
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"[I]n New York ... 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"--Container.

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