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Dreams from my father/

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Book Club Kit   Book Club . . Available .  
. Catalogue Record 19993724 ItemInfo Beginning of record . Catalogue Record 19993724 ItemInfo Top of page .
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ISBN 9781921351433 (paperback)
Author Obama, Barack author.
Title Dreams from my father/
Publication Melbourne, Victoria :: Text Publishing, 2008.
Physical description xvii, 442 pages ; 20 cm.
Notes Includes preface to the 2004 edition.
Contents Book club kit includes 10 copies
Summary In this memoir written at the age of 33, Barack Obama, son of a black African father and a white American mother, describes the search for meaning in his life as a black American. He begins in New York where he learns that his father, more a myth than a man to him, has been killed in a car accident. This sudden death inspires an emotional odyssey that sees Obama travel to Kansas, Hawaii and Kenya in search of his family's roots. A memoir that rightfully belongs on the shelves alongside the autobiography of Malcolm X , Dreams from My Father is an unforgettable read.
Subject Obama, Barack, 1961-
United States
--Race relations
Genre Biography
Shelf Location BC/OBA
Catalogue Information 19993724 Beginning of record . Catalogue Information 19993724 Top of page .