Dreams from my father [electronic resource] : a story of race and inheritance / Barack Obama.
By: Obama, Barack.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Crown Publishers, c2004Description: xvii, 442 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780307394125 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 0307394123 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780307394125 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader); 0307394123 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader).Subject(s): Obama, Barack | African Americans -- Biography | Racially mixed people -- United States -- Biography | Racism -- United States | United States -- Race relationsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: 328.730973 | B Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold
Originally published: New York : Times Books, c1995. Subsequently published in pbk. with preface and keynote address: New York: Three Rivers Press, 2004. This edition appears without keynote address.
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.
Electronic reproduction. New York : Crown Pub. Group, 2007. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1769 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 410 KB).
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