DREAMS FROM MY FATHER: A STORY OF RACE AND INHERITANCE, Obama, Barack

Author Name    Obama, Barack

Title   DREAMS FROM MY FATHER: A STORY OF RACE AND INHERITANCE

Binding   Paperback

Book Condition   Very Good

Publisher    Broadway Books 2004

ISBN Number    1400082773 / 9781400082773

Seller ID   RWARE0000038923

A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged Elected the first black president of the Harvard Law Review, Obama was offered a book contract, but the intellectual journey he planned to recount became instead this poignant, probing memoir of an unusual life. Born in 1961 to a white American woman and a black Kenyan student, Obama was reared in Hawaii by his mother and her parents, his father having left for further study and a return home to Africa. So Obama's not-unhappy youth is nevertheless a lonely voyage to racial identity, tensions in school, struggling with black literature?with one month-long visit when he was 10 from his commanding father. After college, Obama became a community organizer in Chicago. He slowly found place and purpose among folks of similar hue but different memory, winning enough small victories to commit himself to the work?he's now a civil rights lawyer there. Before going to law school, he finally visited Kenya; with his father dead, he still confronted obligation and loss, and found wellsprings of love and attachment. Obama leaves some lingering questions?his mother is virtually absent?but still has written a resonant book.

Price = 500.00 JPY


Visa Logo   Paypal Logo   Mastercard Logo
Establishedin2001

Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@Infinitybooksjapan.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie