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Dreams from my father

Author: Barack Obama
Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland : Canongate, ℗2008, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : 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: Biography
Named Person: Barack Obama; Barack Obama
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Barack Obama
ISBN: 9781847673282 1847673287
OCLC Number: 320788793
Notes: "A remarkable story beautifully told"--Container.
"The No.1 international bestseller"--Container.
Abridgement approved by the author.
Performer(s): Read by the author.
Awards: Winner of Galaxy British Book Awards: Tesco Biography of the Year 2009.
Description: 6 audio discs (CDs) (7 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Barack Obama.

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Barack Obama's memoir, written long before his political career began, is a remarkable story of one man's search for his identity.  Read more...

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This may be the best-written memoir ever produced by an American politician. -- Joe Klein * Time * A remarkable story, beautifully told. -- Robert McCrum * Observer * Whatever else people expect from Read more...

 
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