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  • Barack Obama

    A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making-from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the landmark moments of the first term of his historic presidency-a time of dramatic transformation and turmoil. Obama takes readers on a compelling journey from his earliest political aspirations to the pivotal Iowa caucus victory that demonstrated the power of grassroots activism...read more

  • Barack Obama

    Un relato cautivador y personal de la historia según se vaforjando, del presidente que nos ha inspirado a creer en el poder de la democracia. En este extraordinario primer volumen de sus esperadas memorias presidenciales, Barack Obama narra la historia de su sorprendente evolución de ser un joven en busca de su identidad a convertirse en líder del mundo occidental, describiendo con increíble detalle tanto su formación política como los momentos cumbre del primer período de su histórica presidencia, una época de una gran conmoción y de profunda transformación. Obama invita a sus lectores a un viaje cautivador que va desde sus más tempranas aspiraciones políticas,...read more

  • Barack Obama

    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...read more

  • Barack Obama

    A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW • A WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK   In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the landmark moments of the first term of his historic presidency—a time of dramatic transformation and...read more

  • Barack Obama

    In July 2004, Barack Obama electrified the Democratic National Convention with an address that spoke to Americans across the political spectrum. Now, in The Audacity of Hope, Senator Obama calls for a different brand of politics–a politics for those weary of bitter partisanship and alienated by the “endless clash of armies” we see in Congress and on the campaign trail; a politics rooted in the faith, inclusiveness, and nobility of spirit at the heart of “our improbable experiment in democracy.” He also writes, with surprising intimacy and self-deprecating humor, about settling in as a senator, seeking to balance the demands of public service and family life,...read more

  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama delivers a tender, beautiful letter to his daughters in this powerful picture book illustrated by award-winner Loren Long that's made to be treasured! In this poignant letter to his daughters, Barack Obama has written a moving tribute to thirteen groundbreaking Americans and the ideals that have shaped our nation. From the artistry of Georgia O'Keeffe, to the courage of Jackie Robinson, to the patriotism of George Washington, Obama sees the traits of these heroes within his own children, and within all of America’s children.   Breathtaking, evocative illustrations by award-winning artist Loren Long at once capture the personalities and...read more

  • Barack Obama

    En estas memorias líricas y absorbentes, publicadas originalmente en 1995, el hijo de un africano negro y una estadounidense blanca busca su camino como afroamericano. Las memorias que Obama relata en Los sueños de mi padre comienzan en Nueva York, donde se entera de que su padre ha fallecido en un accidente automovilístico. La inesperada noticia provoca en él un viaje físico y emocional que lo lleva de Kansas a Hawái y más tarde a Kenia, en una emotiva odisea que le permitirá conocer realmente a su familia, la amarga verdad de la vida de su padre y conciliar al fin las distintas partes de su fragmentada herencia. Las mejores obras de no ficción en formato...read more