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Dreams From My Father - A Story of Race and Inheritance (Paperback, 1st pbk. ed) Loot Price: R201
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Dreams From My Father - A Story of Race and Inheritance (Paperback, 1st pbk. ed)

Barack Obama

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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.

Pictured in lefthand photograph on cover: Habiba Akumu Hussein and Barack Obama, Sr. (President Obama's paternal grandmother and his father as a young boy). Pictured in righthand photograph on cover: Stanley Dunham and Ann Dunham (President Obama's maternal grandfather and his mother as a young girl).

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Imprint: Three Rivers Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2005
First published: August 2004
Authors: Barack Obama
Dimensions: 204 x 131 x 25mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 457
Edition: 1st pbk. ed
ISBN-13: 978-1-4000-8277-3
Barcode: 9781400082773
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Politics & government
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LSN: 1-4000-8277-3

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