DREAMS FROM MY FATHER (ADAPTED FOR YOUNG ADULTS) - A STORY OF RACE AND INHERITANCE

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B>Now adapted for young adults--the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir, which Toni Morrison called quite extraordinary, offers an intimate look at Barack Obamas early days. This is a compelling journey tracing the future 44th president''s odyssey through family, race, and identity./b> br> br>A revealing portrait of a young Black man asking questions about self-discovery and belonging--long before he became one of the most important voices in America. This unique edition includes a new introduction from the author, full-color photo insert, and family tree. br> br>The son of a white American mother and a Black Kenyan father, Obama was born in Hawaii, where he lived until he was six years old, when he moved with his mother and stepfather to Indonesia. At twelve, he returned to Hawaii to live with his grandparents. Obama brings readers along as he faces the challenges of high school and college, living in New York, becoming a community organizer in Chicago, and traveling to Kenya. Through these experiences, he forms an enduring commitment to leadership and justice. Told through the lens of his relationships with his family--the mother and grandparents who raised him, the father he knows more as a myth than as a man, and the extended family in Kenya he meets for the first time--Obama confronts the complicated truth of his fathers life and legacy and comes to embrace his divided heritage.br> br>On his journey to adulthood from a humble background, he forges his own path through trial and error while staying connected to his roots. Barack Obama is determined to lead a life of purpose, service, and authenticity. This powerful memoir will inspire readers to examine both where they come from and where they are capable of going.



  • EAN

    9780385738729

  • Disponibilité

    Disponible

  • Nombre de pages

    302 Pages

  • Longueur

    21.6 cm

  • Largeur

    14.5 cm

  • Épaisseur

    2.1 cm

  • Poids

    445 g

  • Distributeur

    Olf

  • Support principal

    Grand format

Barack Obama

Barack Obama a été le 44e président des États-Unis. Élu en novembre 2008, il a accompli deux mandats successifs à ce poste. Il est l'auteur de deux autres ouvrages, qui ont tous deux figuré dans la liste des meilleures ventes du New York Times : Les Rêves de mon père et L'Audace d'espérer. Il a reçu le prix Nobel de la paix en 2009. Il vit à Washington avec sa femme, Michelle. Ils ont deux filles, Malia et Sasha.

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