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Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance Hardcover – January 9, 2007
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Obama is also candid about racism, poverty and corruption in Chicago, and he pulls no punches in his account of this period. Because the book stops in 1995, it does not get into much detail on his learning experiences, culminating in both missteps and triumphs, as a state legislator. For all the value the book provides on Obama's history, I would have appreciated a more substantive update than the preface on the last decade, as he gained political prominence in Illinois, so that we understand more why his time in the spotlight has come at this moment. Perhaps that will be Volume 2.Read more ›
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The president was honest and down to earth in this book. Excellent writer.Published 8 days ago by Raven Justice
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Bought for research purposes only-not reading pleasure; however, it was well written.Published 11 days ago by Maggie Kay
Purchased for a friend to show long range plan of Obama to downgrade American standard of living based on dreams from his African father.Published 15 days ago by Donna S.
I liked the persistent & stubborn self-awareness of the main character, called Barry by his family & friends, who ostensibly needed to recognize & consent or accept his inner... Read morePublished 15 days ago by Jack